Tools for Calm

Tools for Calm offers practical guidance for relieving stress and finding more calm in your life and work. This program may help you:

  • Identify when and how to find moments to relax
  • Be calm in the midst of stress
  • Better manage feelings of anxiety or depression
  • Sleep better

We’re introducing an online course starting in April 2018. The class is available for all caregivers, even if you are not seeking CE credits. Here’s what the course offers:

  • One hour-long session a week for 6 weeks
  • Video-based class sessions (attend from your living room or your kitchen)
  • Exercises and tools to try at work and at home
  • 6 continuing education (CE) credits awarded for completion
  • A community of other caregivers who can support and encourage you

How to Register:

The easiest way to register is to call the Member Resource Center: (866) 371-3200.

Course schedules (choose the day of the week and time that work best for you):

Day Time Tech Set-up

(15 mins.)

Class Dates
Monday 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. April 16 April 23, April 30, May 7, May 14, May 21, May 28
Tuesday 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. April 17 April 24, May 1, May 8,

May 15, May 22, May 29

Wednesday 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. or

2 p.m. – 3 p.m. or

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

April 18 April 25, May 2, May 8,

May 16, May 23, May 30

Thursday 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. April 19 April 26, May 3, May 9,

May 17, May 24, May 31

Saturday 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. April 21 April 28, May 5, May 12,

May 19, May 26, June 2

If you would like to self-register, follow these steps:

1)  Log in to the Training Portal (use the box on the left side of this page).

2) Once you’ve logged in, follow these steps to register for class:

  • Click on “Manage My Training”
  • Click “Enroll” next to “Mindfulness at Work for Caregivers”
  • Select “Show Details” next to the class schedule you would like to register for
  • Click on “Enroll in All” (a new page will load)
  • Click on “Enroll”

Having problems registering? Send an email to toolsforcalm@myseiubenefits.org.

What Is Mindfulness?

In this video, we explain what mindfulness is and how it may help you:

What Are Other Caregivers Saying About Tools for Calm?

Caregivers who have participated in earlier courses have noticed reduced stress, anxiety and feelings of depression. They also say the course has had a ripple effect – the benefits they experience quickly become benefits for their clients and their families.

Caregivers talk about the program in their own words:

6 Continuing Education Credits

When you complete all 6 sessions, you can receive 6 hours of CE credit. More details about getting CE credit can be found here.

Want to learn more about how to register, future Spanish-language options and future course schedules? Visit the FAQ.

Have questions about the program? Send an email to toolsforcalm@myseiubenefits.org.