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Workshops    September 23, 2017

Solutions Counseling & EAP:

710 West Prien Lake Rd, Suite 103

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Phone: 337.310.2822 / 337.990.5345

Fax 337.990.5630

Please contact us if you have any questions, 

or would like to schedule an appointment.

 
Anger Management

Learn how to act, not react to all the things life throws your way. Anger warning signs, Time Out, and effectively and appropriately communicating anger are just some of the issues covered in this workshop.

Time: 1 Hour (flexible)

Special Needs: None

 
Beating Burnout

What makes employees susceptible to burnout? How can they find healthy ways of keeping stress from causing burnout? The purpose of this workshop is to understand burnout as it relates to employees and caregivers. We present internal and external factors that can lead to burnout and healthy ways to manage stressors. The workshop can be tailored to different professional or personal audiences.

Time: 20 - 30 minutes (flexible)

Special Needs: None

 
Building Better Relationships

This workshop centers on building healthy relationships in our lives. Topics covered are co-dependence, assertiveness, communication skills, how to argue fairly, etc.

Time: 1 Hour (flexible)

Special Needs: None

 
Conflict Resolution

Especially helpful within departments and in supervisory training, this workshop examines causes of conflict, reactions to conflict, and a six-step model on resolving conflict. Communcation skills and anger management are incorporated.

Time: 1 hour (flexible)

Special Needs: None

 
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

This specialized process takes place 48-72 hours after a traumatic event has occurred involving an employee (death, hurt on the job, bomb threat, explosion, bank robbery, ect.). The purpose is to help people who were affected, allow themselves to go through the healing process so the likelihood of long-term trauma is lessened.

Time: 1-2 hours

Special Needs: Privacy, limited number of participants, ect. (Discuss with therapist)

 
Diversity and Respect

This workshop focuses on the need for respect regarding diversity, particularly in the workplace. Individual differences are explored and respecting those differences are reinforced. Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines defined.

Time: 1 Hour (flexible)

Specials Needs: None

 
Drug and Alcohol Information

This seminar includes general information on several types of drugs, as well as determining if someone has a problem with substance use. Confrontation strategies and the employee's role are also discussed.

Time: 1-2 Hours

Special Needs: None

 
Drug and Alcohol Information/Training for Supervisors

This workshop focuses on recognizing abusing employees, signs and symptoms of abuse, appropriate confrontation, and documentation, as well as general drug/alcohol information.

Time: 1.5 - 2 hours

Special Needs: Limited to 15 Supervisors per training

 
Drugs, Alcohol, and Kids Don't Mix

This workshop incorporates information on drugs and alcohol, including the "hot" drugs adolescents are using, as well as tips for parents on how to keep their children drug free.

Time: 1-2 Hours

Special Needs: None

 
Effective Communication

Topics explored are assertiveness, active listening, body language, discussing difficult topics, etc.

Time: 1 Hour (flexible)

Special Needs: None

 
Employees Companies Fight to Keep

This workshop answers the question "What abilities or behaviors must I have/develop in order to stay employed?" Employees will learn about the specific high performance behaviors looked for by top companies. They will also gain the important knowledge needed to remain marketable and competitive in the workplace.

Time: 1 Hour

Special Needs: None

 
Gambling - A Hot Tip That Pays

The history of gambling as well as its prevalence in our society is discussed in this workshop. The seminar then proceeds to cover the typesof gamblers, phases and signs of the problem gambler, and how to invervene when a loved one has a problem with gambling.

Time: 1 Hour

Special Needs: None

 
Gossip in the Workplace!

This workshop informs the participants about the difference in news, rumor and gossip. The seminar also covers the different types of gossip and how to handle gossip when occurring in their workplace.

Time: 1 Hour

Special Needs: None

 
Harassment in the Workplace

Participants will receive an "all-inclusive" style seminar to recognize what constitutes all forms of harassment - Sexual, Physical (Violence), Psychological (Bullying), and Discrimination. Learn the steps to take when harassment is occurring.

Time: 1 Hour

Special Needs: None

 
Leave Your Worries Behind

Everyone worries to some degree, and that's not a bad thing. This workshop helps participants examine their own worrying tendencies, reviews unproductive strategies, and addresses concrete, productive ways to move forward.

Time: 1 Hour

Special Needs: None

 
Managing Change in the Workplace

This workshop focuses on dealing with ongoing change which occurs in all work settings. Helping others understand that change is inevitable and viewing change in a positive light is the goal.

Time: 1-2 Hours

Special Needs: None (Groups of more than 20 are most effective)

 
Managing Stress During an Abnormal Situation

This workshop covers the physical, emotional, and behavioral symptoms that are typical during or following an event that is out of the ordinary. Events such as unexpected death of a co-worker, a major accident at the organization, or weather-related disasters are examples of the types of situations for which this workshop was designed. The purpose of this workshop is to help participants become more aware of their recent reactions as well as to normalize those feelings. Tips are given to reduce the impact of the stressful event on personal and professional areas.

Time: 1 Hour

Special Needs: None

 
Money Management

Basic budgeting tips and an easy-to-use budgeting form are included in this fun and informative workshop.

Time: 1 Hour

Special Needs: None

 
Organizational Skills

This workshop begisn with helping participants identify the technical, physical and psychological barriers to reorganization. Creative solutions are presented for filing systems, utilizing space, and maintaining an organized system.

Time: 1 Hour (flexible)

Special Needs: None

 
Parenting Skills Workshop

Parenting is the most difficult job in the world- and you don't even need a license! Learn how to parent the fun and fair way by using the Choices and Consequences method.

Time: 1-1.5 Hours

Special Needs: None

 
Professional Etiquette

This 45 minute workshop is an interactive navigation through the What To's and What NOT  To's with regard to professionalism on the job. Topics covered include general behavior, dress codes, communication (email and phone etiquette), and socializing and social networking.

Time:  45 minutes

Special Needs: None

 
Public Speaking Skills

Did you know that public speaking is the #1 fear - even higher than death? Learn to overcome your stage fright, develop an effective presentation, and enhance your presentation skills.

Time: 1-1.5 Hours

Special Needs: None

 
Quality Customer Service

In today's economy, repeat customers are the only way to stay in business! This workshop shows employees how to treat customers and how to be an effective representative of the company in order that happy people who have had a good experience will want to tell everyone!

Time: 1.5 Hours

Special Needs: None

 
Self Esteem - Who Are You?

In order to be successful in life, you must know how you want to live that life. Spend an hour with the EAP therapists discussing who you are, who you want to be, and how you want to live your life. Self esteem and the common masks we wear to hide ourselves are also discussed.

Time: 1 Hour

Special Needs: None

 
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

This workshop gives an overview of the definition of sexual harassment, EEOC guidelines, prevention techniques, and the handling of sexual harassment complaints.

Time: 1-2 Hours

Special Needs: None

 
Sleep Secrets

Did you know that 24 hours without sleep is like drinking and having a blood alcohol level (BAL) of .10? Whether you are a shift worker, a new mother, or have medical or emotional issues that get in the way of quality sleep, sleep deprivation can be a safety issue for your organization, your relationships, and your physical health. In this workshop, participants will learn to recognize the signs of fatigue, tips to assist in getting quality sleep, and when to seek medical help.

Time: 1 hour

Special Needs: None

 
Sleep Secrets for Shift Workers

This workshop addresses the unique sleep problems that shift workers face as they deal with their "off-beat" schedules. Learn how to get a good night's sleep and to maximize productivity at work.

Time: 1 Hour

Special Needs: None

 
Solution Focused Supervising

A more advanced training for managers, this workshop adapts the proven Solution Focused Brief Therapy method to the tedious task of supervising. Learn how to successfully manage the three basic types of employees and how to stay focused on finding solutions.

Time: 1.5 Hours (flexible)

Special Needs: None

 
Solutions for Being Nicotine Free

The purpose of this workshop is to asist in becoming tobacco free by providing a behavioral plan and tips for the time period prior to quitting as well as the actual quitting point. Participants will also learn how to address family/friends, activities, and coping skills to maintain a nicotine-free lifestyle. Various nicotine aides are compared (medications, gum, hypnosis, ect.) to educate the participants about the increase in the success rate of quitting when using these aides.

Time: 1 hour (flexible)

Special Needs: None

 
Stress Management

This seminar helps participants understand the stressors in their lives, their physical and psychological reactions to stress, and practical ways to manage stress. Type A and Perfectionist personalities are discussed, as well as a life-change scale.

Time: 1 Hour (flexible)

Special Needs: None

 
Team Building and Motivating at Work

Helping participants take a step back and examine their part in the workplace is the goal of this workshop. Through a series of activities and group discussion of workplace goals, the majority of participants state they feel energized and more committed to the team at the conclusion.

Time: 1 hour (flexible)

Special Needs: Groups of no more than 20; large room with open space

 
Time Management

"If I only had more time..." is the universal refrain. This workshop addresses how to find more time for yourself everyday by recognizing time wasters, and learning how to establish priorities, organize projects as well as manage your schedule more effectively.

Time: 1 Hour (flexible)

Special Needs: None

 
Women in Leadership

Particularly helpful for females in supervisory positions, this seminar focuses on the common differences in management styles between men and women. Participants are encouraged to use those differences to become the most effective manager possible.

Time: 1-1.5 Hours

Special Needs: None (round tables helpful)

 
Work Place Violence: Causes and Prevention

This seminar examines the causes of workplace violence, warning signs, crisis management, interviewing techniques, and prevention techniques.

Time: 1.5-2 Hours

Special Needs: None

 
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