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Valley Health System Webinars for October

FibromyalgiaTuesday, October 27, 2020 – 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Gain more knowledge about fibromyalgia, its possible causes and risk factors, as well as how it is best managed according to current evidence and research.

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Lettuce, Tomato, and Beef, Oh My! – Wednesday, October 28, 2020 – 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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Benefits Webinar - Changes to NJ Direct for Managers - 9/10/2020

To watch recorded webcast click the below link and enter Code: 2nTzy3ai

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LDP Webinar - Tips for Managing Mental Fatigue

Is your brain always working overtime to make it through your never-ending to-do list and you feel you just can’t keep up? It may be time to give it a rest. Join Roger Jans for a helpful webinar as he shares tips to manage mental fatigue during times of stress

To watch recorded webcast click the below link and enter Code: gVKskZz4

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Looking Ahead: Prioritizing Mental Well-Being in the Workplace

Mental well-being matters. And it matters even more in times of uncertainty and as we look ahead to the future of the workplace. Businesses can no longer ignore the importance of mental well-being of their workforce and strong mental well-being is essential for employees to thrive.

Join Mari Ryan, CEO and founder of AdvancingWellness and an expert in workplace well-being, as she outlines strategies to prioritize mental well-being in your workplace.

After this webinar, you will:

  • Understand the barriers to supporting mental well-being in the workplace
  • Describe approaches to supporting mental well-being in the workplace
  • Identify ways to proactively address prevention and inclusive approaches for mental well-being.

Webinar Link: Mental Wellness Webinar

TIPS FOR HANDLING MENTAL FATIGUE

TIPS for Handling Mental Fatigue – Reducing Mental Fatigue

COVID 19 TRAINING VIDEOS

CDC COVID 19 Training Videos – CDC Training COVID 19

WHO COVID 19 Training VideosWHO COVID 19 Training

OSHA How To Put On A Mask – How to Put on a Mask

CDC TIPS for Social Distancing – CDC Tips Social Distancing

TIPS for Handling Mental Fatigue – Reducing Mental Fatigue

CDC Worker Safety Tips – Worker Safety Tips

CDC.ORG Guidance for those who are not able to work from home or are returning to work

This guidance is intended for all workers who want to ensure the cleanliness and safety of your workspace.

Guides for using a face mask and washing your hands – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/colleges-universities/index.html

How to clean your workspacehttps://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/reopen-guidance.html

Implementing safety practices – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/critical-workers/implementing-safety-practices.html

Mindfulness in the Workplace

In collaboration with the Learning, Development and Performance (LDP) and the Mindfulness at Ramapo College, Pandit Dasa (link) a Mindful Leadership expert, presented  two Mindful workshops (Mindful leadership and mindful communication).  These 90-minute sessions looked at inspiration from modern leaders and participants gained valuable insight on the scientific research around mindfulness.  Participants also learned practical techniques to use in work situations to be more effective and explored leadership qualities to apply in their professional and personal lives.

View Video Link Presentation – Pandit Dasa – Mindful Leadership

View Video Link Presentation – Communicating with Compassion

Defensive Driving/Safety Training Classroom Course

Defensive Driving/Safety Training Classroom Course

The recently adopted Motor Vehicle Policy requires individuals that drive College vehicles/golf carts complete a defensive driving course every three years.  This is in addition to the requirement of obtaining an annual driver’s abstract for each employee who drives College vehicles/golf carts.  The Department of Human Resources and Environmental Health/Safety Department are offering on-campus defensive driving courses and will launch an online version shortly.  Either the online or classroom training is required – you do not need to complete both courses.    The Human Resources Department must have run and received a satisfactory driver’s abstract before an employee can be eligible for defensive driving training.  Please contact Human Resources with any questions at x7506 or email driving@ramapo.edu.

ON-CAMPUS TRAINING (A 6-hour classroom session)

New Jersey residents attending the on-campus course have the option to pay a $10 fee to receive a 2 point reduction from their motor vehicle record and/or request an insurance discount (this fee cannot be expensed to the College).  Individuals should contact the New Jersey Division of Motor Vehicles (609-292-7500) prior to the training if you have questions about points on your license, as well as your insurance company to verify eligibility for an insurance discount.   Please note that prior supervisor approval is required as this training program is a 6-hour course.

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ONLINE TRAINING 

Online Defensive Driver training is also available.  Arrangements must be made through the Department of Human Resources at ext. 7498.  Supervisory approval is required for participation in either training program.