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As an OSU Health Plan member, you have access to a wide variety of health and wellness classes, recordings and events all year long. Take advantage of all that’s available to you! It can do wonders for your wellness.

View upcoming and archived classes and events below.
Parenting & Family
Today’s Techno Parenting
Today’s tech-saturated world introduces challenges as well as opportunities to parenting young children. Mothers and fathers worry about the effects of tech on their children and how to protect their children all the while trying to use tech for learning, creating, leisure, and so much more. In this webinar, we will be discussing the pros and cons of tech and how to teach our children to be smart and safe online.
June 28, 2022 • James S. Bates, Ph.D.
Healthy Eating
Healthy Summer Cookout
Eating healthy this summer does not have to be hard. With warmer weather approaching, many of us are firing up our grill or hosting summer cookouts. This webinar will review ways to enjoy a healthy summer cookout while still enjoy our favorite seasonal foods. Topics include plant-based eating and healthy choices of summer favorites, food safety and health risks associated with grilling.
June 23, 2022 • Kacie Vavrek, MS, RD, CSSD, LD
Employee Assistance Program
Contemplating Change
Learn about the Stages of Change (Porchaska & DiClemente), identify barriers to change, and we’ll explore how you can use self-guided tactics to motivate, decrease barriers, and making progress in personal change.
June 16, 2022 • Helka Casey, LPCC-S
Healthy Eating
Utilizing Your Spring Harvest
Join Extension Educator Jenny Lobb for a webinar to learn which fruits and vegetables are part of the spring harvest, the nutrition benefits of eating in season, and delicious recipes and food preservation tips for your spring veggies and herbs.
May 18, 2022 • Jenny Lobb, MPH, RDN
Employee Assistance Program
Building Your Self-Confidence
Self-confidence is defined as “a feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities and judgement”.  In this webinar, learn skills to build your self-confidence.  Many people believe that self-confidence is about bragging or boasting; self-confidence is simply feeling capable and competent in your life and feeling comfortable in your own skin.  Discover ways to feel more confident and therefore increase your well-being and contentment in life.
May 11, 2022 • Suzanne Vickers, LISW-S
General Health and Wellness
Fundamentals of Healthy Sleep
It’s no secret that improving the quality of our sleep is important for health and well-being, but it can be difficult to know where to start. This webinar will discuss a “behind the scenes” look at how sleep works and identify some of the most impactful steps you can take to improve or maintain the quality of your sleep.
May 10, 2022 • Travis D. Westbrook, Ph.D.
General Health and Wellness
Reducing Food Waste
Did you know that the U.S. is the world’s leader in food waste? Approximately 30% of the food produced in the United States is wasted each year, and a significant portion of that occurs at the consumer level. Join Extension Educator Jenny Lobb for a webinar to learn more about the problem of food waste and how you as a consumer can safely reduce the amount of food waste in your home.
April 19, 2022 • Jenny Lobb, MPH, RDN
Financial Wellness
Saving Automatically
Learn what makes it a challenge to save and strategies for saving.
April 12, 2022 • Emily Marrison
Employee Assistance Program
Set and Met
Hope for the best plan for the worst they say. Join us for a webinar focused on how to set achievable goals by accurately identifying stuck points and strategies to work through them.
April 5, 2022 • Jodie Leister, LPCC-S, CEAP
Parenting & Family
Helping Kids Cope with Stress
Kids naturally experience stress. Yet, coping with stress is a learned behavior. Based on his research, John Gottman, psychologist and author, refers to parents as emotion coaches, whose job is to help their children better understand and regulate their emotions. Because good coaches know and practice what they teach, attendees and I will talk about improving our own coping strategies, so we can better teach those strategies to our kids.
March 29, 2022 • Joseph Maiorano, Ph.D.