UC Just Community will host a free spring lecture titled "Living in Uneasy Times: Strategies for Coping" on April 14 from noon to 1 p.m. in E351 of the Medical Sciences Building. The presentation is open to all students, faculty and staff from all UC campuses. The general public is also welcome. Lunch will be provided.
The lecture, presented by Walter Smitson, PhD, professor in the UC Department of Psychiatry, is the second half of a year-long healthy mind series. The presentation will focus on dealing with personal stresses created by current uncertainties.
Topics covered will include: * Coping strategies for students and physicians* Labeling behaviors in patients and ourselves* Do's and don'ts for dealing with stress* Myths and realities of stress management
In November, UC Just Community welcomed international best-selling author Jay Rifenbary to campus for two lectures about his book No Excuse! Key Principles for Balancing Life and Achieving Success.
Just Community is a campus-wide initiative created to promote cohesiveness, appreciation for diversity, and a sense of pride among students, faculty and employees at UC. For more information about UC Just Community, visit the Web site at http://www.justcommunity.uc.edu.