NC employees invited to sign up for workshops

The Centre for Educational and Professional Development office has scheduled the following Homewood Human Solutions workshops for Niagara College employees during the mid-term break.

If you are interested in attending one of the following workshops, please contact the CEPD office at by Friday, February 17.There are a minimum number of attendees that are required per workshop and if these numbers are not met, the workshops will  be cancelled.

Stress Busters

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

1-2 p.m. – WC S207

When stressors overwhelm us, we need effective techniques to bring us back to equilibrium. This session explores all aspects of the stress response, focusing on practical tips and tools to bring us to optimal stress levels, thereby helping us to maximize our energy and performance.

The Emotional Effects of Retirement

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

1-2 p.m.- WC S207

Planning to retire can be a source of both excitement and anxiety. Whatever the emotional response, retirement marks a transition to a new life stage in which daily routines, identity and roles all change. This session will introduce participants to the emotional effects of retirement. Participants will get an opportunity to reflect on what their ideal retirement looks like and what they can do to make it happen.

The Balancing Act: Establishing Work-Life Harmony

Thursday, March 1, 2012

10-11 a.m. – NL W207

Many of us feel overwhelmed by competing work and family demands. This session helps participants identify their key work-life stressors, clarify their values and develop skills and strategies to effectively prioritize their time and energy.

Handle With Care – Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

Thursday, March 1, 2012

2-3 p.m. – NL W207

Conflicts stem from many different sources. Understanding when, and how, to apply a variety of different conflict resolution strategies can prevent unnecessary hardship. This session explores strategies to defuse anger and conflict so that difficult situations in the workplace can be resolved respectfully.


Please note that the CEPD Calendar and all session and registration details can be found on the CEPD website at .Be sure to visit our website regularly as new sessions are always being added.

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