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Whole U Speaker Panel: Managing Stress in the Workplace
WhenMonday, Sep. 17, 2018, 12 – 12:50 p.m.

We all experience stress at work, but too much can have a serious effect on our health – both mental and physical. While we can’t control everything in our workplace environment, there are tips and coping mechanisms we can put in place to increase well-being at work.

Join the Whole U and our panel of experts on September 17th from 12:00 – 12:50 PM in the HUB room 214 for advice, tips and techniques on managing workplace stress. Our panel members will each provide a 10-minute presentation with their unique approach to stress management followed by an open discussion and audience Q&A.

Meet the Panel:
Chuck Sloane, University Ombud

Chuck serves as the University Ombud. Chuck received his master of science degree in clinical psychology from Pacific University and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Washington. Chuck previously worked as a Deputy Ombudsman for King County and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Chuck really enjoys applying his varied professional experiences to help students, staff, and faculty members be successful in the midst of challenging work situations. On the weekends, Chuck can usually be found at a local park with his wife Karen, kids — Makhai & June, and their cartoonishly cute sheepdog “Yeti.”

Liliana Lengua, Ph.D., Earl R. Carlson and Maritz Family Professor of Psychology, University of Washington, Director of the Center for Child and Family Well-Being

Dr. Lengua is a Psychology Professor and Director of the University of Washington Center for Child and Family Well-Being. She studies the effects of adversity on children, examining risk and protective factors that contribute to children’s resilience or vulnerability, including the effects of neurobiological stress responses, temperament, coping, parenting and family contexts children’s social, emotional and academic well-being. Dr. Lengua is the author of over 100 published papers. She serves on the steering committee for the CDC funded Washington State Essentials for Childhood Initiative, collaborates with the Harvard Center for the Developing Child’s Frontiers of Innovation, and has served on the board of trustees for Neighborhood House, a private, nonprofit anti-poverty organization.

Anne Browning, Special Assistant to the Dean, Lecturer, College of Education

Anne's current work at the UW Resilience Lab represents cross-campus collaborations between students, faculty, staff, and the UW community who strive to develop greater self-compassion and resilience in ourselves and our community.

Campus locationStudent Union Building (HUB)
Campus room214
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsWhole U…
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