Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.35
Liaison Stephanie Del Rosario
Submission Date Sept. 10, 2012
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California State University, Fullerton
PAE-T2-5: Employee Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Elda Moreno
Benefits Manager
HRS: Operations
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Does the institution have an employee assistance or wellness program that provides counseling, referral, and well-being services to employees?:

A brief description of the employee wellness program, policy, or practice:

The mission of the Employee Wellness Program is to promote and improve the wellness of the campus community as a whole by empowering each employee to be physically active and demonstrate health-promoting behaviors with the intent that the benefits gained by each employee individually who elects to participate will be compounded and manifest globally within the campus community.

The goals of the program are to:
-Promote physical activity, healthy behaviors and wellness among employees;
-Educate employees on the benefits of physical activity and healthy behaviors and on risk factors associated with chronic disease and reduced health/wellness;
-Educate employees on the benefits of physical activity and healthy behaviors and on risk factors associated with chronic disease and reduced health/wellness.

To achieve these goals it is the aim of the program to:
-Provide on-campus physical activity programs and promote other opportunities on campus and in the community that encourage employees to be active;
-Provide on-campus lectures, classes and individual consultations on healthy behaviors and wellness and promote other on-campus and community resources that do the same;
-Assess the current level of fitness and wellness of employees and identify potential risk factors associated with chronic disease and reduced health/wellness.

CSUF offers programs in addition to the EWP including:
-Reduced cost for staff and faculty to access fitness centers including the Student Recreation Center, Kinesiology and Health Sciences facilities including the Lifespan wellness Center, and the CSUF Irvine Branch Campus Fitness Center .
-Student Recreation Center http://asi.fullerton.edu/src/
-Kinesiology Facilities http://hhd.fullerton.edu/knes/facilities.html
-Irvine Campus Fitness Center http://www.asi.fullerton.edu/src/irvineCampusFitnessCenter.asp
-One of the categories for Division of Administration and Finance, University Business Institute (UBI) is Personal Development and Wellness, which focuses on providing staff and faculty with specialized training to improve physical and mental health. These classes include: Personal Financial Planning 101, Identity Theft, Caring for the Caregiver: Strategies for Balance and Wellness, Stress Management and Relaxation, Vision and Goal Setting, Active Lifestyle Tips: Exercise and Nutrition, What are Your Strengths?, and Using Meditation to Enhance your Personal and Professional Effectiveness.
More information on UBI's Personal Development and Wellness is available at: http://vpadmin.fullerton.edu/AssociateVP/OrgDev/UBI/Calendar/SessionAbstract.aspx?MainCategory=Personal%20Development%20and%20Wellness

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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