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Buying Your First Home: What You Need to Know


This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered for first-time home buyers. Buying your first home can be an exciting and intimidating process. The presenter, Eric Johnson, administrator for Housing Assistance Programs for the Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust, will provide information regarding the government programs, grants, and funds available for low- to moderate-income first-time homebuyers in Miami-Dade County. He will offer an overview of how homebuyers may qualify and shop for a mortgage, as well as distribute valuable materials and website information to simplify this processFSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program.

Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, September 30, 12-1 p.m., University Center, room 211

RSMAS campus: Wednesday, October 1, 12-1 p.m., Library, Rare Book Room

Miller Medical School campus: Thursday, October 2, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

To register, go to http://ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

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Overcoming Worry


This lunchtime seminar is offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for those interested in learning to diminish or eliminate chronic worry from their lives. Are you often plagued with “what ifs” and worst-case scenarios? Do you often experience the sensation of doom, dread, or panic? If you do, you may be one of 40 million Americans who suffer from anxiety. Chronic worry can be debilitating, leaving sufferers feeling worn out and hopeless. This seminar will focus on utilizing practical, effective techniques such as breathing, self-talk, mindfulness, and muscle relaxation to relieve anxiety. The discussion will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant. FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program.

Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, September 16, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, 2nd-floor training room

Miller Medical School campus: Wednesday, September 17, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

RSMAS campus: Thursday, September 18, 12-1 p.m., Library, Rare Book Room

To register, go to http://ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

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Mindful Living


This seminar, presented by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP), is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life. This seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant.

Miller School campus: Wednesday, September 3, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Tower, room 301C

Coral Gables campus: Thursday, September 4, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, 2nd-floor Training Room

RSMAS campus: Friday, September 5, 12-1 p.m., Library, Media Room

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program. To register, go to ULearn. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

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To Smoke or Not to Smoke? That Is the Question


This lunchtime seminar, offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program in partnership with the UM AHEC Quit Smoking Now program, addresses the challenges involved with smoking cessation and informs participants about vaping—the harmful effects of e-cigarettes. Attendees receive valuable resources, tools, and tips for coping with the quitting process. Certified tobacco treatment specialist Mohammad Asad, of the UM AHEC Quite Smoking Now program, will facilitate the seminar. The program’s design is based on others developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, the American Lung Association, and the State of Florida in conjunction with former smokers. Quit Smoking Now is available to UM students, employees, and the community at large at no charge.

Miller School of Medicine campus: Tuesday, August 12, from 12 to 1 p.m. at Dominion Tower, Room 301- C.

Coral Gables campus: Wednesday, August 13, from 12 to 1 p.m. at the McKnight Building, Training Room.

RSMAS campus: Thursday, August 14, from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Library Media Room.

To register, go to ULearn. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

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Mindful Living


This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. This month’s seminar will focus on the cultivation of presence and how it allows for a widening of our circle of compassion. Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life. The seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant. FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program.

Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, August 5, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, 2nd Floor Training Room

Miller Medical School campus:  Wednesday, August 6, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

RSMAS campus:  Thursday, August 7, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

All University of Miami faculty, staff, and retirees are welcome. To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn. For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP at  305-284-6604.

 

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