Faculty and Staff Toolkit Series and Podcasts

2019-2020 SOM Wellness Toolkit Series (open to all SOM Faculty, Staff, and Students)

All sessions held in Room E429C on Fridays, 3:30-4:30 pm. (schedule is subject to change)

October 11, Walking meditation

November 1, Journaling

January 10, Writing exercise

February 28, Inner guide imagery

March 13, Shaking and dancing

April 10, Drawing

May 8, Cooking Demonstration (time and location TBD)

2019 Faculty Lunchtime Toolkit Series Schedule

All sessions held in Frohring Auditorium Biomedical Research Building BRB105 on the third Tuesday of the month, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

Beverages and cookies will be provided.

Topics

  • January 15 Never Too Young (Or Old) to Start Retirement Planning
  • February 19 Promotion for Faculty in the Non-Tenure Track
  • March 19 Promotion & Tenure for Faculty in the Tenure Track
  • April 16 Preparing Grants & Identifying Funding Sources - Cancelled
  • May 21 Grant Re-submission Strategies - Cancelled
  • June 18 Negotiating Your Way Forward
  • July 16 - Cancelled
  • August 20 Manuscript Preparation & Submission - Cancelled
  • *September 17 How Employment Law Affects You
  • *October 15 Active Shooter Response (ALICE) Training
  • *November 12 Yoga Benefits: Experience Accessible Tools for Your Day

*Joint Staff and Faculty Toolkit Session

2019 Staff Lunchtime Toolkit Series Schedule

All sessions held in Frohring Auditorium Biomedical Research Building BRB105 on the fourth Tuesday of the month 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.

Beverages and cookies will be provided.

Topics

  • January 22 Time Management
  • February 26 Wellness Initiatives
  • March 26 Benefits
  • April 23 Never Too Young (Or Old) to Start Retirement Planning
  • May 28 Developing Your Career
  • June 25 Navigating the Performance Review Process
  • July 23 Active Shooter Response (ALICE) Training
  • August 27 Stress Management @ CWRU
  • *September 17 How Employment Law Affects You
  • *October 15 Active Shooter Response (ALICE) Training
  • October 22   Resumé Writing and Interviewing Skills
  • *November 12 Yoga Benefits: Experience Accessible Tools for Your Day

*Joint Staff and Faculty Toolkit Session

Previous Faculty Toolkit Podcasts

2019

  • Negotiating Your Way Forward (June 18, 2019) Speakers: Mark Chance, Hope Barkoukis, and Marjorie Greenfield
  • Grant Re-submission Strategies - cancelled
  • Preparing Grants & Identifying Funding Sources (April 16, 2019) - canceled
  • Promotion & Tenure for Faculty in the Tenure Track (March 19, 2019) Speakers: Nicole Deming, Brian Cobb, Dana Crawford, Richard Martin, Jo Ann Wise
  • Promotion for Faculty in the Non-Tenure Track (February 19, 2019) Speakers: Nicole Deming, Brian Cobb, Raed Dweik, Richard Martin, and Carol Toris
  • Never Too Young (Or Old) to Start Retirement Planning (January 15, 2019) Speakers: Mike Smith, Michelle Elliot, and Courtney Petkovich, TIAA (Amy Sheldon, CWRU Benefits in audience for Q & A) (podcast not available)

2018

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2016

Previous Staff Toolkit Podcasts 

2019

2018

2017

2016