Summer 2014

PDF of 2014 Summer Seminars
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Mindful Living - May  Flyer
Miller Medical School campus:  Tuesday, May 20th, 12-1:00 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155
RSMAS campus:  Wednesday, May 21st, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room   Cancelled
Coral Gables campus:  Thursday, May 22nd, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, 2nd Floor Training Room

This lunchtime seminar is offered on a monthly basis to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice.  Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives.  This month’s seminar will focus on a body scan practice.  Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life.  This seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Mindful Living – June  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Monday, June 9th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building 2nd Floor Training Room
Miller Medical School campus:  Tuesday, June 10th 12-1:00 p.m., Dominion Towers, Room 301- C
RSMAS campus:  Wednesday, June 11th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library Media Room   Cancelled

This FSAP seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice.  Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. This month’s seminar will focus on cultivating equanimity.  Equanimity is a state of even-minded openness that allows for a balanced, clear response to all situations, rather than a response born of reactivity or emotion.  Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life.  This seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Preventing Identity Theft  Flyer
RSMAS campus:  Tuesday, June 24th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library Media Room   Cancelled
Miller Medical School campus:  Wednesday, June 25th, 12-1:00 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, Rm 155
Coral Gables campus:  Thursday, June 26th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building 2nd floor Training Room

This FSAP lunch time seminar will provide participants with valuable information on how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft during the summer season.  Our presenter, Sally Sims, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development with University Credit Union, will address the steps individuals can take to prevent identity theft.  Discussion will identify different types of fraud and the measures involved in recovering from this damaging crime.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Becoming Financially Fit  Flyer
Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, July 8th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building 2nd Floor Training Room
Miller Medical School campus:  Wednesday, July 9th 12-1:00 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage Room 155    
RSMAS campus:  Thursday, July 10th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library Media Room   Cancelled

This FSAP lunch time seminar is offered for those interested in enhancing their financial well-being.  A presenter from Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. will discuss proven strategies aimed to improve your financial future.  Discussion will address the importance of setting realistic financial goals and implementing simple strategies to make sound financial decisions.  Attend this seminar to have questions answered and receive reliable information that will positively contribute to your overall financial health.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Mindful Living – July  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, July 22nd 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, 2nd Floor Training Room
Medical School campus:  Wednesday, July 23rd, 12-1:00 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155
RSMAS campus:  Thursday, July 24th 12-1:00 p.m., Library Media Room   Cancelled

This FSAP seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice.  Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives.  This month’s seminar will focus on mindful movement, the practice of using gentle stretching and movement exercises to reduce mental, physical, and emotional stress.  This seminar will be facilitated by Carol Kaminsky MA, BC-DMT, NCC, a board certified dance-movement therapist and a faculty member in the University of Miami dance program.  She has taught mindful movement and meditation for stress reduction (MBSR) for over 20 years.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Mindful Living – August  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, August 5th 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, 2nd Floor Training Room
Miller Medical School campus:  Wednesday, August 6th, 12-1:00 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155
RSMAS campus:  Thursday, August 7th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library Media Room

This FSAP seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice.  Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives.  This month’s seminar will focus on the cultivation of presence and how it allows for a widening of our circle of compassion.  Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life.  This seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

To Smoke, or Not to Smoke?  That is the question!  Flyer
Miller Medical School campus:  Tuesday, August 12th, 12-1:00 p.m., Dominion Tower, Room 301- C
Coral Gables campus:  Wednesday, August 13, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Training Room
RSMAS campus: Thursday, August 14, 12-1:00 p.m., Library Media Room

This FSAP lunchtime seminar, offered in partnership with the UM AHEC Quit Smoking Now program, addresses the challenges involved with smoking cessation and informs participants of the harmful effects of e-cigarettes; also known as, “vaping.”  Attendees receive valuable resources, tools and tips for coping with the quitting process.  This seminar will be facilitated by certified tobacco treatment specialist, Mohammad Asad, MPH, CTTS, of the UM AHEC Quite Smoking Now program.  This program’s design is based on programs developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, the American Lung Association, and the State of Florida in conjunction with former smokers.  Quite Smoking Now is available to UM students, employees and the community at large at no charge.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.