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Webinars By Topic

Webinars are an efficient way to gain more knowledge on a topic. These trainings are led by subject matter experts and usually last 30-60 minutes. Baystate Healthy, in collaboration with its partners, hand selects webinars for our employees. Browse the topics below and participate live in an upcoming webinar or watch the recording of past webinars.

Mental and Emotional Well-being WEBINARS

Mental & Emotional Well-being

Coping and Supporting Others Through Grief- The loss of a loved one, job, relationship or ‘the way things used to be’ may lead to many challenging and conflicting emotions. While there is no right or wrong way to grieve, there are healthy ways to cope with the pain. In this webinar, you will learn the impact of loss and grief, what happens when we grieve, how to cope and help others overcome grief and when to seek help. To view  the recording, click here .

Techniques to Restore Well-being and Improve Health, Tuesday, April 6 from noon – 1pm
Life is full of circumstances that deplete us of energy and can leave us feeling unhealthy and discontented. It’s important to find ways to regularly and purposefully restore our well-being. In this training, participants will learn restorative practices to improve well-being, including approaches to help them feel calm and connected, and how to integrate these techniques into their personal life and goals. Join this webinar, by clicking here to download and save the invitation to your calendar. At the date and time of the webinar, open the saved invite and follow the instructions to join the webinar.

Overcoming Stress and Burnout, Wednesday, April 14 from 2-3pm
This webinar, hosted by Magellan Health will help you define the difference between stress
and burnout, discuss the cause of stress and burnout, and learn lifestyle changes and coping strategies
to manage stress and prevent burnout. Click here to register

Tackling Life’s Challenges with Resilience and Grit, Thursday May 20 from 3-4pm
What gives some people the ability to recover from hardship and reach their long-term goals, while others struggle? The answer might be resilience and grit. In this training, participants will learn the meaning of resilience and grit, characteristics of people with these traits, benefits to building these skills, and ways to improve your resilience and grit. Join this webinar, by clicking here to download and save the invitation to your calendar. At the date and time of the webinar, open the saved invite and follow the instructions to join the webinar. 

Mind Body Connection: Healthy Aging and the Brain, Tuesday June 8 from noon – 1pm
As we get older, changes happen in all parts of our body, including our brain. The brain is the most complex part of the human body. The health of our mind can affect the health of our body and vice versa, so brain health is essential for overall health and wellness. In this training, you will learn about the mind-body connection as it relates to aging. You will also learn about changes that happen in the brain as you age and ways to keep the brain healthy.  Join this webinar, by clicking here to download and save the invitation to your calendar. At the date and time of the webinar, open the saved invite and follow the instructions to join the webinar. 

Fast Fixes to Reduce Stress, Thursday June 24 from 3 – 4pm
Stress is an inevitable part of life. It comes in many forms, such as trying to figure out how to pay unexpected bills or managing increased demands at work. We can’t stop all stressful events from happening, but we can learn to manage them in a way that keeps our stress level under control. This training teaches five simple tips to help manage everyday stressors faced at work or home. Join this webinar, by clicking here to download and save the invitation to your calendar. At the date and time of the webinar, open the saved invite and follow the instructions to join the webinar. 

Strategies to Navigate Stress and Build Resilience , Wednesday, August 11 from 2-3pm
This webinar, hosted by Magellan Health will teach you tools to build optimism, manage counterproductive thinking, practice mindfulness on a daily basis, and rethink stress.   Click here to register

Create a Positive Outlook, Tuesday September 7 from noon – 1pm
Many people find it hard to maintain an optimistic attitude. Why is it important to create a positive outlook? Some studies show personality traits, like optimism and pessimism, can affect many areas of your health and well-being. Even if being positive doesn’t come naturally it can be developed. In this training, participants will learn and practice skills to help create a positive outlook. Join this webinar, by clicking here to download and save the invitation to your calendar. At the date and time of the webinar, open the saved invite and follow the instructions to join the webinar. 

Supporting Others Through Their Mental Health and Substance Use Concerns, Wednesday, September 8 from 2-3pm
This webinar, hosted by Magellan Health will help you to learn how to identify when there is a concern, learn best practices on how to support and respond, understand when to it’s time for professional intervention including crisis situations, and receive helpful resources including self-care strategies. Click here to register

Increasing Your Movement for Better Emotional and Physical Health, Wednesday, December 8 from 2-3pm
This webinar, hosted by Magellan Health will discuss how to change your perspective about exercise, list the benefits of movement on our mental and physical health, learn how to make exercise something to look forward to, and discuss how to get started. Click here to register.

The Science of Resilience- How to Thrive in Life  - (available on demand)-This recorded presentation will provide you an "emotional toolkit" of relevant actions you can take to start enhancing your life today!  Dr. Darlene Mininni shares how resilience, emotional intelligence and mindfulness can affect physical health. Science consistently shows that positive emotions make a physiological impact on one's life - whether you are 18 or 80 - and Dr. Mininni offers practical advice to bring more well-being into your life. This lecture is part of the Frank B. Roehr Memorial Lecture Series, which was established by Mr. Roehr's daughter, Suzanne Angelucci, to inform the public on topics associated with the power of humor and positive thinking. 

Worklife Balance and Parenting WEBINARS

Work-Life Balance and Parenting

Improving Communication with Your Teen Thursday, April 22 from 3 – 4pm
Despite the challenges of communicating with teenagers, this can be a very satisfying time in your relationship with your child. Despite their protests to the contrary, our teens still need us. This training will help you to improve your communication with your teen and keep the relationship strong. Join this webinar, by clicking here to download and save the invitation to your calendar. At the date and time of the webinar, open the saved invite and follow the instructions to join the webinar.

Parenting and the Power of Positive Discipline, Tuesday, May 4 from noon -1pm
The more effective you become at encouraging appropriate behavior, the less time and effort you’ll have to spend correcting misbehavior—and who doesn’t want that!? This course will address several positive parenting techniques such as modeling, prevention and the use of natural and logical consequences. Join this webinar, by clicking here to download and save the invitation to your calendar. At the date and time of the webinar, open the saved invite and follow the instructions to join the webinar.

Helping Your Teen Learn Emotional Regulation, Wednesday, May 12 from 2-3pm
This webinar, hosted by Magellan Health will teach you how the teenage brain is different than
any other point in development, help you engage with your teen without conflict, teach emotional regulation by example, and know when to seek professional help. Click here to register

Maximizing Your Day – Basics of Effective Time Management, Tuesday November 2 from noon – 1pm
Today’s world requires employees to do more, better, faster, and with less. If employees don’t grasp the basics of effective time management, it can be challenging for them to understand what they are doing wrong and how to improve. In this training, participants will learn what it means to manage their time, advantages of time management, and techniques to help them better manage their day. Join this webinar, by clicking here to download and save the invitation to your calendar. At the date and time of the webinar, open the saved invite and follow the instructions to join the webinar.

Maximizing Your Attention, Tuesday December 7 from noon – 1pm
Today’s world requires employees to do more, better, faster, and with less. If employees don’t grasp the basics of effective time management, it can be challenging for them to understand what they are doing wrong and how to improve. In this training, participants will learn what it means to manage their time, advantages of time management, and techniques to help them better manage their day. Join this webinar, by clicking here to download and save the invitation to your calendar. At the date and time of the webinar, open the saved invite and follow the instructions to join the webinar.

The New Work-Life Balance - (available on demand)- Work-life balance has always been a challenge. Add a global pandemic that rocked your routines, work-life boundaries, and emotional foundation—and you’ve got the perfect recipe for burnout. Join Alanna Fincke, SVP, Director of Content at meQuilibrium to learn strategies to create a new work-life balance that works in your current reality.

 

Additional On Demand Webinars are available through LifeCare. To view any of the above, first open your Google Chrome web browser (the link will not work on Internet Explorer) and click here.

  • Best Practices for Working Remotely
  • Living in Uncertain Times
  • Talking to Your Child about Coronavirus

Financial Well-being WEBINARS

Financial Well-being

It's My Budget and I'm Sticking to It! , Tuesday, April 26 from 3-4pm

Creating and sticking to a budget is the foundation for great personal finances. Why? It gets you in the habit of reviewing and adjusting your spending so that the most important goals in yoru life get funded. This webinar will outline a process for creating a spending plan and will offer practical tips for sticking to it! Click here to register


Overcoming Financial Pitfalls, Wednesday, November 10 from 2-3pm
This webinar, hosted by Magellan Health will help you to identify common financial pitfalls, coordinate different financial areas of your life, learn how to manage the accumulation, distribution and conservation phases of wealth, and discover how to build a well-rounded financial plan. Click here to register

Four Ways to Rebuild Money Confidence: Managing Debt -(available on demand)-This webinar explains the importance of each component of your plan and focuses on “managing debt” and available strategies to help you get started.

Investor Education: How Family Dynamics Influence Investment Goals - (available on demand)-We will provide tips and activities that can help make investing a family affair, and help you feel more confident about prioritizing and saving for different goals. Bonus: we’ll also include some important estate planning exercises.

Four Ways to Rebuild Money Confidence: Prioritizing Savings - (available on demand)-This webinar explains the importance of each component of your plan and focuses on “prioritizing savings” to help you get back on track with your short, medium, and long-term goals.

Investor Education: Building a Portfolio to Match Your Retirement Date - (available on demand)-In this session, we will review pertinent investment principles and disciplines, the importance of accurately estimating your retirement lifestyle budget and some helpful planning tools. We’ll also talk about how to take the initial steps in building your portfolio, as well as how to access additional support and resources if desired.

Four Ways to Rebuild Money Confidence: Maintaining Excellent Credit - (available on demand)-This webinar explains the importance of each component of your plan and focuses on helping you rebuild and “maintaining excellent credit.”

Investor Education: Creating Your Retirement Paycheck - (available on demand)-During this session, we will review potential sources of income in retirement and their related tax considerations. Our goal is to raise awareness of possible adjustments to your investment plan that could increase the odds of your retirement dream becoming a reality.

Budgeting When Income is Uncertain - Millions of Americans are seeing their income become increasingly unpredictable. In this webinar, you will get a review of up to date government-based programs and nationwide resources. Then, the webinar will focus on focus on specific budgeting tactics, student loan repayment strategies and debt/credit tips that can help during these challenging times. Time will be reserved for questions and answers.

 Investor Education: Strategies During Volatile Markets  - (available on demand)-Financial markets are volatile whenever the future earnings of companies, the stability of industries or the direction of global economies are uncertain. So when this happens, what do you do? Each webinar in this series will spend a few minutes reviewing updates to government and corporate actions intended to stabilize the markets, with the majority of time centered on investing principles, plus current investment opportunities and challenges.

Social Well-being and Relationships WEBINARS

Social Well-being and Relationships

3 Secrets to Having Your Best Relationship, Wednesday, June 9 from 2-3pm
This webinar, hosted by Magellan Health will cover different ways to communicate with your partner, help you discover ways to deescalate argument, and increase intimacy in your relationship.  Click here to register

Enhance your Relationships with Better Communication, Tuesday October 5 from noon – 1pm
Effective communication helps us better understand other people or situations, and it assists us to resolve disagreements. What we try to communicate to others, and what others try to communicate to us, frequently gets misunderstood. This miscommunication can cause conflict and frustration in our personal and professional relationships. In this training, you will learn basic techniques to improve your communication skills to enhance your relationships at work and home. Join this webinar, by clicking here to download and save the invitation to your calendar. At the date and time of the webinar, open the saved invite and follow the instructions to join the webinar.

Successfully Navigating Challenging and Difficult Relationships Thursday, October 21 from 3 -4 pm
Relationships are an integral part of our personal and work lives and can be very enriching. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Some relationships can be a source of anxiety, stress, and negativity. In this training, participants will explore their own challenging and difficult relationships; learn practical strategies, techniques, and resources to improve those situations; and identify a personal action plan. Join this webinar, by clicking here to download and save the invitation to your calendar. At the date and time of the webinar, open the saved invite and follow the instructions to join the webinar.

Physical Health and Nutrition WEBINARS

Building Your Plate webinar, Tuesday April 13 from 12:30 - 1pm
WW (Weight Watchers) is hosting this webinar to teach participants   how to build a meal and find right-for-you portion sizes, discover tips for measuring and portioning, and engage family members including teens and kids. Click here to register today. Everyone is welcome! Available for WW members and non-members. Baystate Health is covering 100% of the membership cost for all benefits-eligible team members – a retail value of up to $44.95. Sign up at WW.com/us/Baystate