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HealthPoint Employee Assistance Program

Work/Life Calendar of Events

The university understands that you bring your whole self to work, so the HealthPoint Employee Assistance Program office hosts events and presentations to help you balance your work and your personal life challenges. The following scheduled events are free of charge.

Campus Presentations


Currently there are no scheduled classes
For more information, contact: HealthPoint Employee Assistance Program or call 512-471-3366

Manager Workshops

Best Managerial Practices
TXClass: PN 008

Facilitators: Susan Harnden, LCSW, EAP Counselor and Lisa Milne, MA, HR Assistant Director

Tracy Tarver, MA, Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution Officer

Karen Chawner, Senior HR Representative

Elida Lee, M.ED, HR Training Coordinator

This group is designed to help supervisors get the information
they need to be successful at managing employees. Meetings will be made up of
didactic and practical information, group discussion will be emphasized and
supervisors will learn about other UT Austin resources.

Managing Change and Uncertainty
TXClass: PN 324

Date & Time: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 from 10:00 -12:30pm

Location: NOA 4.106A

Admission: Register through TxClass (PN324)

Instructor: Susan Harnden


Change is inevitable however the current uncertainties at UT have caused many to be concerned about change and unsure how to best respond. As managers you are challenged daily to recognize your own reactions as well as the varied reactions of your employees while continuing to move the department in a positive direction.

In this course you will build skills that can help you;

  • assess the current climate,
  • utilize communication to improve the atmosphere rather than contribute to concerns
  • create safety by recognizing and respecting diverse reactions
  • promote focused opportunities that motivate employees support productive strategies for managing



The HealthPoint Employee Assistance Program also offers counseling and consulting services at the Pickle Research Campus one morning each week by appointment. Please call 512-471-3366 or e-mail to schedule an appointment.

University Health Services

University Health Services offers assistance with smoking cessation.