Coping with Traumatic Events: Drop-In Group and Other
Jan Hill, director of the Employee and Graduate Student Counseling
Department, will be facilitating an unstructured drop-in group
on Monday, September 17 from 12:30 to 2 PM for any employees
or graduate students who would like to get together to discuss
the tragic events of September 11. It will be held in the
E.B. Conference Room, fourth floor of the Beckman Building
Hill also wishes to share the following resources for coping
with the tragedy:
- Those in need of immediate counseling who are enrolled
in one of TSRI's health plans can call United Behavioral
Health's 24-hour hotline at 800-358-8515 (800-898-1118 for
- United Behavioral Health has posted a fact sheet on its
web site, "Coping
with Traumatic Events".
American Psychological Association web site also offers
information on traumatic stress.
Hill can be reached at x4-2950.
Lunch and Learn: "Children and Safety on the Internet"
Sergeant Dave Jones of the San Diego Police Department
Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force will present "Children
and Safety on the Internet" as part of the ongoing Lunch and
Learn seminar series. The event will be held on Wednesday,
September 19, noon to 1 PM, in the W.M. Keck Amphitheater
in the Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences. No registration
is necessary. If more information is needed, contact Jan Hill,
ScrippsAssists Needs Volunteers to Help Elderly
ScrippsAssists is looking for about 20 volunteers to help
with yard work and minor household projects for the elderly
in Vista on October 6 from 9 AM to 12:30 PM. This project
is organized in cooperation with the North County Council
on Aging. Children over 10 are also welcome. For more information
or to sign up, contact Kelly Dryden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TB Screenings, Hepatitis B Immunizations, and Serum Draws
On Monday, September 17, Wednesday, September 19, and Friday,
September 21, personnel from Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group
will be on-site to conduct TB screenings, Hepatitis B immunizations,
and serum draws. The clinics will be conducted at the Administrative
Offices (3301 North Torrey Pines Court) on the P1 level from
11 AM to 2 PM. No appointments are necessary.
TB screening requires a 48 to 72 hour follow-up. Individuals
receiving the TB screen on Monday will need to return on Wednesday;
individuals screened on Wednesday, will need to return on
Friday. Initiation of the TB screening process will not be
available on Friday, but Hepatitis B immunization and serum
draws will be. To learn more about these programs, see the
Human Resources Occupational
Medicine web page, which includes a map and patient information