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CLASSES AND EVENTS

As an OSU Health Plan member, you have access to a wide variety of health and wellness classes, recordings and events all year long. Take advantage of all that’s available to you! It can do wonders for your wellness.

View upcoming and archived classes and events below.
Healthy Eating
Utilizing Your Fall Harvest
Join Extension Educator Jenny Lobb for a webinar to learn some tips on which fruits and vegetables are part of the fall harvest, the nutritional benefits of eating in season, and delicious recipes and food preservation tips to enjoy your harvest through the winter.
October 4, 2022 • Jenny Lobb, MPH, RDN
General Health and Wellness
How Diet Culture Impacts Self Esteem and Health Behaviors
Join Taylor Lechner MFN, RD, LD from the Emily Program to discuss: 1.) What diet culture is 2.) How unattainable beauty norms negatively impact our self esteem 3.) How this impacts our behaviors around food/exercise a. Restricting food, yo-yo dieting then binging b. Tracking numbers too closely vs listening to our bodies (Fit bits, apple watches, closing rings, calories) c. How all of this negatively reinforces low self-worth and self-esteem when we don’t adhere to perfectionism with the above things emilyprogram.com
September 29, 2022 • Taylor Lechner MFN, RD, LD
Employee Assistance Program
Making YOU a Priority
We all know self-care is important and not selfish, but why is it sometimes still so difficult to put ourselves first or at least in our top 5 list of priorities? In this webinar we explore the common self-imposed roadblocks to self-care and more importantly how we can challenge them.
September 27, 2022 • Helka Casey, LPCC-S
Active Living
Improving Your Posture
Join OSU Health Coach Adam to take a look at proper posture. We will look at “good posture” and how to correct “poor posture”. He will showcase other exercises that may help you keep your posture in good shape.
September 22, 2022 • Adam Roberts, OSU Health Plan Health Coach
Healthy Eating
The Thrifty Food Plan: Are Healthy Foods “Too Expensive”?
Healthy doesn't have to mean expensive. Do you find yourself wanting to eat healthy, but concerned about your families grocery budget? Join Carol Smathers, MS, MPH for a 30 minute webinar to explore ways to feed nutritious foods to your kids on a limited budget. Learn about the USDA’s report on affording healthy foods at various budget levels.
September 7, 2022 • Carol Smathers, MS, MPH
Healthy Eating
Fall Produce to Add to Your Plate
Come “fall” in love with Fall produce. We will discuss what produce is in season and the vitamin and mineral benefits in them!
September 1, 2022 • HC Lindsay Atwood RD, LD
General Health and Wellness
Planning Your Fall Garden
Did you know fall is a great season to plant and harvest veggies? Come learn what to plant right now to get a harvest all the way to Thanksgiving!
August 30, 2022 • Timothy McDermott DVM
Employee Assistance Program
Managing Conflict
We all face situations with people in our lives where conflict occurs, whether at home or in the workplace. In this webinar, we are going to talk about different perspectives on conflict, ways to begin a conversation, how to increase your self -awareness around conflict, techniques to use in conflict situations and resources to assist you.
August 25, 2022 • Suzanne Vickers, LISW-S
Employee Assistance Program
Stress…We Need to Talk (Part 4)
EAP Counselor Helka Casey facilitates this 4-part EAP Series where we talk about stress and explore ways to get a handle on the stressors in our professional and personal lives. Participants will learn about the stress cycle, how the brain and body respond to stress, and most importantly how we can better manage our perception and responses to stress. Part 4 of 4 focuses on learning about the Vagus nerve and a series review.
August 25, 2022 • EAP Counselor Helka Casey
Parenting & Family
Fostering Your Childs Self-Efficacy
We humans, throughout our lives, continually face new experiences, challenges, problems, and barriers. We will not always be successful in learning, meeting, solving, or overcoming every situation, but we can learn to face situations with a determination to do our best. During this session, we'll dialogue about self-esteem and self -efficacy, and some parenting strategies to help children develop an, "I think I can" attitude.
August 23, 2022 • Joseph Maiorano, Ph.D.