Events

August 2022

If you are caring for a school aged child, then it is time to prepare for the upcoming school year. For tips on how to help you support your children this upcoming school year, read this article from NPR.

Live Webinars:

C&FS Employee Assistance Program Q&A

Wednesday, August 17th at 2pm-2:20p

Do you have general questions about your EAP benefits? Join us for a live Q&A. We will be on zoom for 20 minutes. We will provide an overview of the most frequently asked questions about EAP and we will be available to answer any general questions you may have. We recommend watching this C&FS EAP Orientation video prior to this event

Register for: C&FS EAP Employee Assistance Program Q&A

Emergency Management Plan: The Basic

Wednesday, August 24th at 12pm-12:30pm

Join C&FS EAP and instructor, Thomas Ess, for an opportunity to explore the value of a multi-layered approach to safety and security for your organization. During this webinar, you will learn about how training on incident management systems can provide structure to an organization’s Emergency Management Plan. We will also discuss the availability of training on workplace violence prevention, reception area safety training, active intruder, personal safety, and de-escalation training in different environments. If you are interested in this topic, but unable to join us for the live presentation, please register and we will share the recording directly with you when it is available

Register for: Emergency Management Plan Basics

 

In case you missed it:

Last month, C&FS EAP hosted a webinar, “Breath and Mindfulness for Stress Reduction”.  View the full recording here: Breath-and-mindfulness-for-stress-reduction .

For more information on the presenter, Monica Zucco, please visit her website: Yoga for EveryBody

Webinar handouts:

Breath and Mindfulness for Stress Management by Monica Zucco

Additional Stress Reducing techniques

 

In Case You Missed It June 2022:

Last month, C&FS EAP hosted Leading Responsibly in the Aftermath of Trauma. You can click here to view the recording of this important conversation. 

Handouts: 

Trauma-Informed-Language-Tip-Sheets-Workplace   

In Case You Missed it in June 2022:

Webinar: Leading Responsibly in the Aftermath of Trauma

We appreciate your time and trust during this challenging time.  We are including a link to the webinar recording and additional handouts.

Video Recording:

Leading Responsibly in the Aftermath of Trauma | Child & Family Services (cfsbny.org)

Handouts:

Trauma-Informed-Language-Tip-Sheets-Workplace  

 

In Case You Missed It in May 2022:

Last month, C&FS EAP hosted A Conversation About Trauma & Recovery with Rana Ryan. You can click here to view the recording of this important conversation.

Quick reference guides:

Response for Educators | Child & Family Services

Psychological First Aid | Child & Family Services

Leadership in the aftermath of mass violence | Child & Family Services

Helping your children in the aftermath of collective trauma | Child & Family Services

Please continue to visit and share our dedicated webpage with additional resources for you to view and detailing the C&FS EAP  response to the mass shooting here in Buffalo.  If you or any member is in need of support, we are here to help.  Our support line is open 24/7, please call 716-681-4300.

 

In Case You Missed It in April 2022:

Take a look at last month’s complimentary webinar:

Supporting the Mental Health of Children: What to look for and how to respond

And here you will find the resources provided:

  • Click here to learn more about how you can support children with mental health concerns and what resources are available.
  • Click here to learn more about the services available through Say Yes Buffalo.
  • Click here to learn more about a new program that will be available through Child & Family Services for at risk youth.
  • Click here to learn more about Conflict Coaching available for parents and high-risk youth through the Center for Resolution and Justice.

 

In Case You Missed this in March 2022:

Take a look at last month’s complimentary webinar:

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence: At work and home

And here you will find the resources provided:

  • Click here to read more about Emotional Agility and the work of Dr. Susan David.
  • Click here to learn more about Dr. Marc Brackett’s work on emotions in the workplace.
  • Click here for a one-page overview exploring the benefits of emotional intelligence in the workplace.