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Communication Skills for Families Webinar - 4/20 at 12:00 PM

Communicating well within a family takes energy along with the ability to offer support and demonstrate understanding and compassion. Whether it's an expectation, emotion, question or other message, openness and willingness to communicate can improve overall quality of family communication, which may also help alleviate stress within a family. Identify elements of good communication and receive tips to improve communication in your family.

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Learning to Relax Workshop - 4/26 at 12:00 PM

Stress is experienced in the body as tension. This course will address how to change the way your body reacts to stress through exploring a variety of relaxation techniques to calm the body and mind. The class will allow participants to learn and experience several simple relaxation tools such as progressive muscle relaxation, abdominal relaxation breathing and visualization.

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Wellness at Dartmouth is committed to helping our employees discover their own path to well-being. Our website is one aspect of a comprehensive approach designed to connect faculty and staff with the support they need along their journey. We hope you enjoy your visit and encourage you to check back often for updates. The welcome mat is always out!

   Melissa Miner

Melissa MinerMelissa Miner, Dartmouth's Director of Benefits and Wellness, joined Dartmouth in September of 2011 to help develop, plan, and implement the new Wellness Initiative. Her years of experience with a variety of proactive health programs for institutions ranging from academic to governmental to commercial helped prepare her for the challenges of shaping and promoting successful health programs for institutions and communities. Melissa has a degree in psychology from the University of Delaware and her graduate degree in Health Communication from Emerson College and Tufts University.

 

Courtney Rotchford

Courtney Rotchford

Hanover native, Courtney Rotchford, is Dartmouth's Program Manager for Health Promotion and Wellness.  Passionate about her healthy lifestyle, Courtney stays fit by running races, skiing, and trying to keep up with two young sons!  Courtney has more than a dozen years of experience in health promotion, particularly in designing and implementing worksite wellness programs for large employers, including other Higher Education institutions.  Courtney's undergraduate degree in Marketing with a concentration in Health Promotion, and her many continuing education opportunities related to the wellness field, has helped build a solid foundation of industry knowledge that will help shape the future of Wellness at Dartmouth. 

 

Andrea LaCroix

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Last Updated: 7/11/17