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Supporting Parents and Caregivers of Children

Join Be Well at Work for Parenting and Caregivers of Children Support. The group will meet virtually on the second and fourth Wednesday at 11 am - noon.

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Event: Tackling Tough Conversations with Tweens and Teens

Wednesday, Sept. 22nd, 12:10 - 1:30 pm via Zoom

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Event: Starting Your Investment Portfolio

Tuesday, Sept. 28th, 12:10 - 1:30 pm via Zoom

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Event: Planning Your Pregnancy Leave

Thursday, Sept. 30th, noon - 1 pm via Zoom

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New UC Paid Family Leave Benefit

This new policy will provide eight weeks of leave at 70% of wages for UC faculty and staff who need time off to care for a seriously ill family member or bond with a new child.

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Self-Care Tips

Self Care is fluid. There is no one way to do it. This printable infographic can help remind you of ways to take care of you during moments of stress.

Be Well at Work - Work/Life Program

Work/Life delivers programs and services to support faculty, staff, visiting scholars, and postdocs, with integrating work and home life at any stage, while also promoting and advocating for policies and practices that encourage and reinforce UC Berkeley's values as a family-friendly campus. 

If you are in need of parenting, familial, or financial wellness resources, please contact Karen Patchell at kpatchell@berkeley.edu(link sends e-mail) or call 510 642 8659.

Contact Us

Work/Life Office
2222 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94720-4300
Phone: (510) 642-8659
Fax: (510) 642-7411

Email: kpatchell@berkeley.edu

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