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Workshop Information

The In-house EAP offers workshops for employees on a variety of topics to support mental health and well-being. Workshop topics can include:

  • Stress management
  • Work-life balance 
  • Positive communication 
  • Resiliency 
  • Time management 
  • Mindfulness 
  • Self-care 
  • Boundaries 
  • Psychological safety 
  • EAP overview
  • Supervisor-specific training
  • and more!

If you are an administrator, supervisor, or designee interested in scheduling an EAP workshop for your school or office, please complete this Google Form: https://forms.gle/p7sz5eb5f6M6Dr7HA. You may also contact the EAP office at 240-740-6500.


Winter/Spring 2024 PDO Workshops

The EAP office offers virtual workshops throughout the year on PDO for supporting services professionals and workshops that are open to all employees. View upcoming workshops below and register on PDO:

  • February 8, 2024 and March 7, 2024 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Setting Healthy Boundaries Part 1 and 2: In this two-part workshop, staff will learn about boundaries and why we all need healthy boundaries. Staff will examine their current work boundaries and identify barriers to establishing and maintaining them. Participants will practice interactive strategies to increase their ability to set healthy boundaries. This two-part course will occur on February 8, 2024 and March 7, 2024 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Register on PDO course #92179 for Supporting Staff Professionals (SPT10).
  • February 22, 2024 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Mindfulness: How to Be More Present Part 1: We all lead busy lives and it can be difficult to stay in the present moment when thinking about the past or worrying about the future. Join the Employee Assistance Program for this interactive course designed for all MCPS employees interested in learning more about mindfulness. Participants will explore the benefits of mindfulness, engage in a variety of mindful activities, and learn how to start a personal mindfulness practice. Register on PDO course #91839. This online, live course is open to all MCPS employees. 
  • March 20, 2024 and April 17, 2024 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Generational Dynamics in Communication Styles: Navigating Generational Diversity for Effective Communication: In this two-part series with the Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County, participants will gain insights into leveraging generational strengths, managing change effectively, and honing active listening skills to enhance their professional growth and contribute to a thriving workplace environment. Course #92180 for Supporting Staff Professionals (SPT10).
  • May 1, 2024 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Starting a Gratitude Practice: This interactive workshop will provide an overview of the benefits of gratitude on well-being. Participants will be guided through various gratitude activities and learn how to start a gratitude practice right away. Course #92181 for Supporting Staff Professionals (SPT10).