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If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, etc.) to fully access our services, please email kpatchell@berkeley.edu.

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Monthly Meditation for Faculty and Staff

Virtually on on the first Wednesday of each Month, 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm, and the third Thursday of each Month, 2 pm - 2:20 pm

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Live Webinar: Planning Your Pregnancy Leave

Thursday, September 19th, Noon - 1 pm via Zoom

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Live Webinar: Breastfeeding Your Baby: Return to Work/School

Tuesday, October 1st, 1 pm - 4:15 pm via Zoom

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Live Webinar: 529 College Saving Plans

Tuesday, October 15th, Noon - 1 pm via Zoom

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Live Panel Discussion: Transitioning Back After Baby Bonding Leave

Thursday, October 17th, Noon - 1 pm via Zoom

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Live Webinar: Navigating the System: Social Security Retirement

Tuesday, October 29th, Noon - 1 pm via MS Teams

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Live Webinar: Navigating the Holidays with Self-Compassion

Tuesday, November 19th, Noon - 1 pm via Zoom

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

Email: kpatchell@berkeley.edu