Presentation on theme: "Slide 1 FastFacts Feature Presentation February 18, 2010 We are using audio during this session, so please dial in to our conference line… Phone number:"— Presentation transcript:
Slide 2 Todays Topic Well be taking a look at… Work, Life and Engagement Overview
Slide 3 Todays Presenter Michelle Carlstrom, LCSW-C Senior Director Office of Work, Life and Engagement
Slide 4 Session Segments Presentation Michelle will provide an overview of the services offered through Work, Life and Engagement. During Michelles presentation, your phone will be muted. Q&A After the presentation, well hold a Q&A session. Well open up the phone lines, and youll be able to ask questions. Michelle will answer as many of your questions as time allows.
Slide 5 Contact Us If you would like to submit a question during the presentation or if youre having technical difficulties, you can us at: You can also send us an instant message! GoogleTalk – AOL Instant Messenger – HopkinsFastFacts MSN –
Slide 6 Survey At the end of this FastFacts session, well ask you to complete a short survey. Your honest comments will help us to enhance and improve future FastFacts sessions.
Slide 7 Overview of Services Michelle Carlstrom, LCSW-C Senior Director
Slide 9 United Way Giving Campaign The Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund Red Cross Blood Drives Special Outreach : Clothing Drives, Adopt-A-Family, Back to School Supply Drive Community Service Days of Caring Martin Luther King Jr. Service Awards Staff Recognition Awards and Events Staff Engagement: Hopkins Night at Camden Yards Hopkins Night at Ripken Stadium Hopkins Day at Six Flags
Slide 10 Promotions, Perks & Discounts - Discounts to local attractions, amusement parks, cruise lines Financial Assistance Funding (Emergency Loan) - Emergency hardship loans up to $750; repaid via payroll deductions; must access through FASAP Back Up Care for your Dependent Child or Adult – $8/$6/$4/hr for in-home care based on salary – 10 episodes of care per year; pre-register online Childcare Voucher Program - Fully-benefited employees with a net family income of less than $50K per year may apply to receive up to $5,000 per year toward licensed child care services Adoption Assistance – Up to $2500 toward adoption of a single child – Up to $5000 toward simultaneous adoption of 2 children
Slide 11 & Employer Assisted Home Buying Program in partnership with The Rouse Company Foundation Provides a cash grant to benefits eligible employees purchasing homes in targeted neighborhoods. Grants are provided at settlement and applied only toward down payment and closing costs Grant subsidies in the amounts of $2,500, $6,000, $10,000, or $17,000 depending on the target area where home is purchased. H OUSING & R ELOCATION R ELOCATION Concierge Services Dual Career Referral Moving Options Neighborhood Information Private School Options Public School Options Short-term Housing VIP Tour Weekend Visit
Slide 12 We guide and direct employees to multiple resources so they can make informed decisions based on their individual situations, including: - Preparing for a new baby - Child care options - Parent coaching strategies - Negotiating the college search - Aging adult / elder care assistance - Grief and bereavement support - Pre-retirement support – Retire Right - Retiree programs - Initiatives: emergency preparedness, flexibility Services Education & Information Resource & Referral Discussion & Support Groups WorkLife Presents… A starting point for employees as they begin to investigate family and care giving resources across the life span.
Slide 13 Child Care Centers – On site (Bright Horizons) – Y at Stadium Place (child care center priority spaces) – Other local relationships LOCATE: Child Care Resource & Referral (Maryland Family Network) – Free individualized vacancy searches – Information on nanny/au pair agencies Summer Camp / Summer Care JH Baby Shower Back up care for your dependent child Child Care Vouchers - scholarships Child Care Services
Slide 14 Aging Adult Services Free consultation by a geriatric care specialist Back Up Care for your dependent adult Resources and referrals to elder lawyers, housing options, home care agencies Caregiver support group information Information and resource materials Health care Senior centers Housing options Mental health Relocation issues Volunteer programs Respite care Assisted living Nursing homes Adult day care At-home care Nutrition Chore/homemaker services Transportation services Social Security & Medicare Reverse mortgages Fraud protection Meals-on-Wheels programs
Slide 16 Challenges of Daily Living Troubled relationships Emotional reactions Stress Anxiety or depression Grief Alcohol and drug abuse, and co- dependency issues Mental health JHU Sponsored Toll-free access 24/7 Professional clinicians (PsyD, LCSW, LCPC) Accurate clinical assessment Free short-term counseling – solution focused Referrals when needed – health plan or community resources For faculty, staff & family members Confidential Cornerstone of FASAP HIPAA compliant Release of information forms Legal requirements to breach
Slide 17 Why use our services? At one point or another we all experience stress and tension, and appropriately intersecting work & personal life can be difficult. Personal, Professional, Productive Manage competing demands – career, studies, family Reduce time and frustration Improved wellness and performance ***** Employment benefit/service – free & private
Slide 18 (updated website coming March 2010) Discussion and Questions
Slide 19 Were going to open the phone lines now! There will be a slight pause, and then a recorded voice will provide instructions on how to ask questions over this conference call line. Well be answering questions in the order that we receive them. Well also be answering the questions that were ed to us during the presentation. If theres a question that we cant answer, well do some research after this session, and then the answer to all participants. Q&A
Slide 20 Thank You! Thank you for participating! We would love to hear from you. Are there certain topics that you would like us to cover in future FastFacts sessions? Would you like to be a FastFacts presenter? Please us at:
Slide 21 Survey Before we close, please take the time to complete a short survey. Your feedback will help us as we plan future FastFacts sessions. Click this link to access the survey… Thanks again!