Clinical Library

The following is a sampling of the topics that can be offered with a brief synopsis of each. The synopsis includes the education received and the skills practiced. Each course can be tailored to the needs of the program.
Wellness and You
Assessing your Health and identifying the factors that influence it. How to achieve balance and overcoming the barriers to good health. Creating an action plan for feeling good and feeling fit.
Fast Life and Fast Food
Understanding the reasons to eat right and how to grocery shop. What exactly fast food is and what eating out constitutes nutritionally. How to pack a healthy lunch and to meet the fast paced lifestyle of families.
Building Resiliency
How we react when bad things happen and how resilient people handle these situations and what qualities they possess. What stress hardy means and how to cultivate that.
Don't Burn Out
What causes burnout myths and facts. How to recognize it in ourselves and others. Some effective remedies and satisfiers and developing an action plan.
Taking Charge of Your Life
Developing skills for successful living. Self management is time management. Identify goals and values. What are some obstacles and identifying time wasters, what causes them and solutions to overcoming them.
Juggling Work and Home
Establishing the multiple demands and what are the resource deficits. Striving toward achieving balance and how to take responsibility for doing that.
Stress Management 101
Building skills toward managing stress successfully and using it advantageously.
Time Management 101
Discovering what you value and arranging your temporal inputs towards satisfying those in order to have the greatest rewards in life and to make the most of your various demands of your time.
Happy Holidays
Identifying the sources of stress. How to avoid unhealthy coping mechanisms when there is too much to do and too little time. Skills in reducing stress levels and tips to save energy and create achievable resolutions.
What Is Your EQ?
What is Emotional IQ and assessing it. Emotional competencies and strategies and how to enhance basic concepts of self-awareness, emotions, motivation, empathy and social skills.

Healthy Relationships
Identifying bridges and dams and fostering emotional intimacy. Meeting the needs of the partners and establishing boundaries to work through the differences. Learning to utilize tools for establishing and maintaining healthy relationships.
Suddenly You Are a Caregiver
How to deal with issues and strategies for caring for loved ones. Includes a getting organized checklist of the business and legal side of caregiving. How to handle the stresses and the family dynamics that play a role.
Raising Boys
Testing your knowledge on boys. Understanding their stages of development from childhood until late adolescence. Tips for boys of any age for caregivers.
Raising Girls
Testing your knowledge on girls. Understanding their stages of development from childhood until late adolescence. Tips for girls of any age for caregivers.

Living in Uncertainty
Help with coping with traumatic events. Understanding the hierarchy of needs. Coping mechanisms for grief, children and stress reduction techniques.
Working Through Grief and Loss
Defining Grief and recognizing the symptoms and understanding the grief loop. Developing coping skills and what to say and not to say to say to someone who is experiencing grief. Also an inventory of losses and an exercise on how to cope with a loss.
Depression and You
This is more than just the blues and recognizing it. What are the workplace costs of depression and methods to address it. An exercise examining what helps and what doesn’t help and the types of professional help available.
Understanding Alzheimer's
What it is along with other Dementia. What is the impact on the family. Developing communication strategies for the caregivers.

The Matters of Money
Preparing a spending plan and tracking daily spending. Determining income and expenses and how to decrease your spending and increase your income. Understanding tax credits and how to receive preparation assistance. Budget tools and what to do when there are more expenses than income.
Managing Your Finances
Dealing with the challenges and assessing your financial situation. Creating guidelines to budgeting and how to deal with credit and financial emergencies. How to save and invest and plan for retirement, insurance and estate planning.
Financial Boot Camp
Learn the basics of budgeting, estate planning and retirement. Get rid of bad debt and increase your good debt and be prepared for your financial future.

Building Communication Skills
What are the reasons for effective communication and the obstacles facing communications. Identifying communication styles and practicing Active Listening along with Communication Techniques such as “I” Messages.
Positive Interactions and Respectful Communications
What is Respectful and what isn’t Respectful behavior in the workplace and the motivations behind them. Exercises to determine what is respectful behavior and then moving into Communication Techniques and how to effectively conduct Conflict Negotiation. M(make time to discuss), E(explore differences), E(encourage respect) and T(take personal responsibility).

Thinking Critically
Learn what constitutes Critical Thinking Skills and why they are important and how they work. Then build on this knowledge to improve the process and develop strategies for better thinking such as pro and cons, managing risk and avoiding thinking traps.
Thinking Creatively
We often forget that we all possess a creative side. Particularly in the workplace, creative solutions to problems or issues that arise can be the most effective way to deal with them efficiently.

Managing Employees Well
What the role of the manager/coworker is. Common problems and key indicators. How to intervene and how to continue to manage the environment.
Satisfied Employees
Herzberg’s Model and assessing the current state in the workplace. Knowing our employees and assigning the right job to the right person. Setting a great example and how to deal with troubled times.
Building Trust
Employees rarely seek out or offer help when there is no trust in the workplace. Find ways to motivate yourself and others to feel safe and be the most you can be in your work environment.
Building Teams That Succeed
Identifying the characteristics of an effective team and the qualities of an effective team member. Taking a personal inventory of what you bring to the team and how to address signs of trouble.
Valuing Diversity
Understanding that diversity increases our ability to problem solve and creatively plan for effective work practices. Participants will learn to understand diversity and how it contributes to a better workplace.
Celebrating Differences
Understanding the cultural iceberg and valuing the advantages of diversity. Examining the Johari Window and how to monitor internal messages. Developing effective interruptive behavior and creating personal goals to plan for change.
Building a Safe Workplace
Helping employees to become aware of factors that influence violence in the workplace, personal risk factors and how to increase employees’ abilities to deal preventatively with potential violence.
Sexual Harassment
What it is and how it exists and persists in the workplace. Testing your knowledge on what constitutes sexual harassment and how to stop offensive behavior.

Slow Down to Get More
Contributing factors to the work frenzy and the reasons to slow down. Examining people who are at ease with their time. Examining our inner beliefs and developing strategies for slowing down along with managing time effectively.
Simplifying Everything
Defining your values and your beliefs. Understanding healthy and unhealthy guilt. Developing strategies for getting rid of mental clutter. Learning to streamline chores and commitments as well as creating new efficient systems and choosing relationships that support them.
Becoming a Leader
What our beliefs are about leadership and what makes an effective leader. Identifying why most of us follow and the challenges of leadership. Developing skills that allow us to be leaders and not just managers.
Substance Abuse
What are some of the myths and facts about substances abuse and how to identify people in trouble. How to constructively confront someone and address their performance concerns. Some barriers to helping or to getting helped and some do’s and don'ts.
Identity Loss
First an ID theft IQ test. Learning how personal information is gained and how to reduce your risks at home, online and when out. What to do when you become a victim.
Keeping Safe
Understanding each person’s norm and how to identify the deviations from that and the red flags for potential violence. How to effectively intervene and report.
Managing Change Effectively
What are normal reactions to change and the feelings from that that affect individuals and individuals within groups. How people process change including organization change. Changing your beliefs from “limiting" to “empowering".
Taking Charge of your Health Care
Assessing your health care. Choosing a primary healthcare physician and partnering with your Doctor. How to get the most out of your healthcare plan and selecting the best benefits for your family.