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September HR: Fall Professional Development Courses & Free Workshops

Modified: September 29, 2017
Fall myHRLearn Professional Development Courses are Open for Enrollment 
Visit myHRLearn to enroll in fall course offerings from Learning & Organization Development. Explore our Leadership Development curriculum for individual contributors, managers and unit leaders. Click here for a preview of courses scheduled for this month.
Free Workshops:

October - National Work & Family Month
According to WorldAtWork, National Work & Family Month, established in 2003 and celebrated every October, focuses on the challenges working families face every day. The month is nationally recognized by businesses, academic institutions, federal agencies, members of Congress, work-life advocacy groups and individuals who want to make it easier for employees to succeed at work and at home.

Join the Office of Work/Life & Family Resources, and University partners, for four weeks of special programming, centering on work/life and family topics that impact our community.  

  • Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction is an eight-week course that includes guidance in mindfulness meditation, mindful body movement, and exploration of the science behind mindfulness.

Parenting: School Age & Beyond "Helping Kids & Teens Become Financially Responsible Adults" with Henry Goreski

  • Evanston Campus: October 3, Noon - 1:00 p.m., Norris University Center, Evans Room (102) RSVP 
  • Chicago Campus: October 17, Noon - 1:00 p.m., Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center, Gray Seminar Room RSVP

Emerging Professionals: Your Career, Your Life "Emotional Intelligence: Improving Your Personal & Professional Life" with Ellen Burton

  • Evanston Campus: October 27, Noon - 1:00 p.m., Norris University Center, Evans Room (102) RSVP
  • Chicago Campus: October 31, Noon - 1:00 p.m., Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center, Gray Seminar Room RSVP

Adult & Senior Care: Guidance, Support & Planning "Getting to Know Your Work/Life & Family Resources - Senior & Adult Caregiver Benefits" with Jennifer Gibbons, MSW, LICSW

  • Webinar: October 11, Noon - 1:00 p.m., RSVP 

November - Adult & Senior Care: Guidance, Support & Planning "Caring for the Caregiver" Presented by the Office of Work/Life & Family Resources & YourLife Wellness with Jennifer Gibbons, MSW, LICSW 

  • Evanston Campus: November 16, Noon - 1:00 p.m., Norris University Center, Armadillo Room (108) RSVP 
  • Chicago Campus: November 16, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., McGaw Pavillion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium RSVP 
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