As part of the Tacoma Employee Wellness (TEW) Program, you can earn points towards a financial incentive by watching a TEW sponsored webinar and/or by attending an onsite wellness class. If you attend a webinar or class ‘live’, your points should automatically load the following month.
If you watch a recorded webinar/class, you are required to submit this form (after you watch the recorded webinar/class) to your Wellness Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org (email) or 747 Market Street, RM 1420, Tacoma, WA, 98402. You can also fax it to 253-591-5873. You should retain a copy for your personal records.
Please note that only webinars/classes advertised by the TEW Program qualify. You can find a list of upcoming webinars/classes on the Training Calendar or on the Wellness Events Calendar. City-wide emails are also sent advertising these opportunities.
Food for Thought
This webinar teaches you how to eat more mindfully. This awareness can create a healthier relationship with food.
Stressed Out Class 2
The second class of the series takes a deeper look at stress, nutrition, exercise, and meditation.
Slash the Cravings
In this 30 minute webinar, gain tips on how to manage food cravings by taking a deeper dive into our evolutionary bodies. We will touch on what foods are typically craved, how to balance your cravings by the food and food environment we are in and review tips on how to make healthy food more flavorful! Here is the PowerPoint and a a handout about the science behind cravings.
Stressed Out Class 1
This three-class series is designed to help you cope with stress effectively. The first class of the series provides an overview of stress physiology and general recommendations on stress. Here are some handouts from the class: stress handout, mindful coloring page, stress and culture article, webinar slides.
2020 Wellness Incentive Requirements
There are now even more ways for you to earn the incentive! This presentation walks through the new wellness program requirements and offers a brief refresher on Track and the the monthly health insurance premium reduction.
Be Heart Smart
In this webinar, learn how to use food and lifestyle factors to lower your risk for heart disease. Topics will include treatments for lowering blood pressure and reducing cholesterol.
In this webinar, a registered dietitian will guide you through how to make successful behavior changes.
In this webinar, a registered dietician will guide you through the real deal on carbohydrates and how to enjoy them in a healthy way, especially with the holidays.
Meal Planning Reset
In this webinar, a registered dietitian will guide you through some basic steps to successful meal planning. You will learn various tools and tips while leaving with a few easy yet inspirational recipes. Fall is a great time to start saving money, time and food waste!
Supercharge your Digestion
In this webinar, a registered dietician will guide you through the basics of proper digestion as well as how to manage your own. If you’re worried about your digestion or just want to learn about your microflora, nutrient absorption and get some great recipe ideas, watch this webinar!
Using Food to Reduce Inflammation
Learn facts and nutrition strategies to manage chronic pain and what the research says about how foods can reduce your body’s chronic inflammation to protect against heart disease, diabetes and manage arthritis symptoms.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Recorded Webinars
There are also several webinars available for you to watch at your convenience on the First Choice Health (EAP) website. To access these webinars, go to www.FirstChoiceEAP.com and enter in the username: cityoftacoma. Once you are on the site, you will see a tile with “Webinars” inside. By clicking on that link you can explore the upcoming webinars and archived webinars, which cover a plethora of different topics related to our mental, emotional, and physical well-being.Events Calendar. City-wide emails are also sent advertising these opportunities.