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Employee Well-being Webinars

To live well, it is important to take care of your physical, emotional, and financial well-being. One of the ways to do that is by increasing your knowledge about various aspects of your well-being through webinars.

Below is a selection of well‐being webinars available to help keep your well-being on track! Most of the webinars require registration and last approximately 60 minutes. Visit the UW System Human Resources Well-being Webinars webpage for the registration links and to find more webinars.

  • Well WI Radio: National Minority Health Month/Racism and Public Health
    Vendor: WebMD/StayWell (Well Wisconsin Program Administrator)
    Date and Time: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 12:00 pm
    Description: A monthly podcast style program where topics of health and well-being are discussed with experts from all around the state of Wisconsin April is Minority Health Month! Join host, Morgan Meinen, as she talks with Lisa Peyton-Caire, MS.Ed., Founding CEO and President of The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness.
  • WRS: Understanding Your Annual WRS Statement Benefits
    Vendor: Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF)
    Date and Time: Friday, May 7, 2021 - 12:00 pm
    Description: Your Annual Statement of Benefits provides a summary of your Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) account information. Join ETF to learn more about the important topics addressed on your statement including
    • How much you and your employer have contributed to your WRS pension
    • Your vesting status and years of service
    • Your beneficiary designation – what happens to your account if you die before taking a benefit
  • Savings & Spending Plan (Budget) Workshop
    Vendor: UW Credit Union
    Date and Time: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 8:00 am
    Description: A change in payroll frequency and timing may bring up questions and financial stress. UW Credit Union Financial Mentors will help you answer those questions and create a spending and saving plan that works for you. This session will also provide options to consider if you will face a temporary budget shortfall due to a change in pay dates.
  • The Art of Active Listening
    Vendor: Kepro (Employee Assistant Program (EAP) Administrator)
    Date and Time: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 12:30 pm
    Description: We all “hear”, but often don’t truly listen. In this session, we will explore the differences and learn how to actively listen!

Take the time to manage your well-being! Visit the UW System Human Resources Well-being Webinars web page to get started.

You must attend webinars on your own time or consult with your supervisor for approval to attend during working hours.

Source: UW System Human Resources