Events

WorkLife hosts numerous events and activities throughout the year focused on on your well-being and integrating your work and life.

We provide opportunities including support groups, classes, recognitions, presentations, activities and more. Many faculty and staff look forward to our annual “Take our Children to Work Day”, a day for employees to bring their children to the workplace. We also highlight other national observances as an opportunity to provide support and resources. These activities and events are all designed to encourage your personal and professional wellness, and to optimize your work-life integration. 

Upcoming Events:

Understanding your Baby and Toddler 2-part Series

Presented by: M. Jane Heinig, PhD, IBCLC
  • Understanding Your Baby: May 12th noon-1PM Watch Recording
    Most parents learn hunger cues quickly! Did you know your baby can use cues to communicate many other needs? In this webinar, you will learn about infant cues, many reasons why babies cry, and how infant sleep patterns change as they get older.
  • Understanding Your Toddler: May 24th noon-1PM REGISTER

    Taking care of toddlers is a big challenge. Understanding key developmental changes that happen between 6 months and 3 years can make it a little easier. In this webinar, you will learn 6 developmental changes that can explain a lot of challenging toddler behaviors and give you the tools to help toddlers be more calm and cooperative.

Dr. Jane Heinig is a faculty member in the Department of Nutrition, where she specializes in outreach and education related to public health nutrition, maternal and child nutrition, and infant behavior. She received her PhD in Nutrition Science from UC Davis and has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) for 30 years. Dr. Heinig is the Executive Director of the UC Davis Human Lactation Center, and Program Director for the Masters’ Degree Program in Maternal and Child Nutrition at UC Davis.


Work-life Skills for the New World of Work Spring 4-part SERIES

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Individual Team/Unit WorkLife presentations

For a personal/team focused presentation, we will gladly zoom or visit your team meeting (for just under an hour) to highlight available tools and resources and learn a some techniques to optimize your work/life effectiveness.

Schedule a Team WorkLife Presentation