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Exercise Science Personal Training Services

Have questions about exercise and strength training? Don’t know where to start or what to do? Or do you need a little help to see the results you are striving for? We have just what you are looking for. 

Exercise Science students are available at the Wellness Center two days a week to help you accomplish your goals and to be your fitness coach. The hours are from Noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. This service is free for any SWOSU employee. The Wellness Committee hopes you enjoy this service and you are able to get the help you need to accomplish your fitness goals.

Guide for Faculty and Staff Services – A-Z 

SWOSU Counseling Services is the campus faculty and staff assistance program providing free, confidential problem assessment and referral for SWOSU faculty and staff. SWOSU Counseling Services offers assistance with a wide range of issues, including:

  • Child and teenager problems
  • Couples and marital issues
  • Work related stress
  • Depression, anxiety, and other emotional problems
  • Grief and loss
  • Alcohol, drug and other addictions

In addition to services to individuals, SWOSU Counseling Services also provides free and confidential consultation for campus administration related to behavioral health problems such as mental illness, chemical dependency, interpersonal problems, employee deaths, threats of violence, work stress and change management, etc., that impact workplace functioning.

Eligibility

SWOSU Counseling Services is available to SWOSU faculty, staff and their partners/spouses and family dependents. Our services are completely voluntary. There is no charge or fee.

Services for Individuals

Problem Assessment: We offer a safe environment in which to discuss your confidential concerns. SWOSU Counseling Services staff provides one to three sessions in which to clarify your problems, set priorities, and determine appropriate campus and community resources, when needed. We offer our perspective on what is going on and what plan of action is needed to address the problems.

Referral: SWOSU Counseling Services has an extensive and well researched directory of community resources to draw from in making referrals. In addition, we have identified and liaison with qualified mental health and chemical dependency resources within the health plans available to faculty and staff. We can assist you in finding providers who can meet your time availability, diversity and other special needs.

Coworkers or colleagues who are concerned about someone they work with can also call to discuss how they may assist that person in getting the help they may need. Many people come to SWOSU Counseling Services at the suggestion of a coworker.

Crisis Intervention: We respond to individuals and work groups experiencing critical incidents or problems e.g., a death at work or threat of violence.

To make an appointment to see a SWOSU Counseling Services counselor, contact us at (580) 774-3776.

Services Available to Faculty and Staff Management

  • Consultation - by phone or in person
  • Onsite small work group facilitation
  • Workshops and trainings customized to department needs.
  • Educational materials, including SWOSU Counseling Services webpage http://www.swosu.edu/administration/scs/index.aspx
  • Policy, program and behavioral health benefits consultation

 

Accommodating work restrictions

See Human Resources http://www.swosu.edu/administration/hr/

Active at Work

Find resources in Healthier Habits.pdf and ExRx (Exercise Prescription).

Alcohol/Drug Abuse

Call SWOSU HEALTH Services, 580.774.3776, for confidential assistance. Also see http://www.swosu.edu/resources/policies/students/affairs-activities/alcohol.aspx and  http://www.swosu.edu/resources/policies/dept/hr/drug-free.aspx

Advance Directives

See Put It In Writing resources pages by American Hospital Association.

Anger management

Call SWOSU Health Services, 580.774.3776, for confidential assistance, go to Anger Management for tips and techniques to get your anger under control.

Anxiety

Call SWOSU Health Services, 580.774.3776, for confidential assistance, go to Generalized Anxiety Disorder for symptoms, treatment, and self-help.

Appointments

See Appointment Information to schedule or cancel appointments.

Americans with Disabilities Act

See http://www.ada.gov/

Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs)

Yes, According to safety officer Cindi Albrightson, we have 20+.  They are not in all of the buildings, example education, but all police cars have them and anyone can be reached in three minutes on campus.

Back injury prevention

Back.pdf

Blood donations

See Calendar of Events or call SWOSU Collegiate Activities Board at 580.774.3767.

Bulldog Wellness

See Bulldog Wellness (goes to homepage), SWOSU's Wellness Program for Faculty & Staff supporting healthy lifestyles and creating a healthy work environment.

Calendar of events

SWOSU Calendar of Events for faculty, staff and students.

SWOSU Counseling Services for Faculty and Staff

SWOSU Counseling Services is the university's Student and Employee Assistance Program. Call 580.774.3776 for a confidential appointment or consultation.

Classes and workshops

See Bulldog Wellness for the current schedule of workshops and programs, full descriptions, and enrollment links.

Computer Workstation Assessment Form

See Computer Workstation Evaluation Form.pdf (for use by Department Computer Workstation Evaluators)

Computer workstation evaluations

See How can I get a computer workstation evaluation?

Counseling

Call SWOSU Counseling Services, 580.774.3776, for a confidential appointment.

Couples/Relationships/Family

Call SWOSU Counseling Services, 580.774.3776, for a confidential appointment.

Crisis, assisting students

Call SWOSU Counseling Services at 580.774.3776 to consult with a counselor.

Death response guidelines

See SWOSU Guidelines for Responding to Death. Call SWOSU Counseling Services, 580.774.3776, for psychological support for affected faculty and staff. For death of a student, contact Dean Dougherty @ 580.774.3767.

Depression

Call SWOSU Counseling Services, 580.774.3776, for a confidential appointment go to Depression Symptoms and Warning Signs.

Depression concerns about a student

Call SWOSU Counseling Services at 580.774.3776 to consult with a counselor.

Disability Management

See Employee Benefits

Healthy Eating @ SWOSU

The Health and Sustainability Guidelines for Federal Concessions and Vending Operations[PDF-1.3MB].

Emergencies

For life-threatening emergencies, call 911.
From campus, the closest hospital emergency room is Weatherford Regional Hospital. For non-life threatening illnesses on a walk-in basis go to Convenient Care, 215 N. Kansas, 580.816.4050, or Xpress Wellness located at 1303 N. Washington, 580.772.2820

Ergonomics

Contact Safety, Risk Management & Workers’ Compensation or call 580.774.3103. Computer and Desk Stretches | Desk Stretches

Faculty and Staff Programs

See the SWOSU Faculty and Staff Programs available to help faculty and staff lead healthy and balanced lives.

Financial Workshops

See Dawg Dollars.

Flu shots

Call SWOSU Health Services, 580.774.3776 for flu shots and other immunizations.

Forms

See Frequently Requested Forms.

Grief

Call SWOSU Cousneling Services, 580.774.3776, to make a confidential appointment, also, see Coping with Grief and Loss.

Harassment

See Title IX: Sex Discrimination and Harassment.

Health Calculators

See Calculators for self-assessment tools to learn more about your health and health risks, and discover new resources to help you lead a healthy lifestyle. My family health portrait, sleep disorders.

Health and safety resources for Employees

See Safety, Risk Management & Workers’ Compensation for resources to create a healthy work environment, prevent injury and illness and address workplace health and safety issues.

Also see:  Online Resources (link to page Online Resources)

Health plan information

See SWOSU Human Resources for comprehensive information on health insurance plans.

Health topics

See Online Health Topics for educational handouts and recommended resources on a variety of health topics.

Healthy meetings

See the SWOSU Health and Wellness policy (being written by WOWI) for

HIV counseling and testing information

See HIV Antibody Test or call Health Promotion at 580.774.3776.

Hours at Wellness and pool

See Wellness Center Hours and SWOSU Pool Hours.

Laboratory safety

See Safety, Risk Management & Workers’ Compensation

Lifting safely

See Safety, Risk Management & Workers’ Compensation

Medical Health for staff and faculty

Call 580.642.6891 for an appointment with Health Services or go to Work Conditions for a work-related illness or injury. See Workers’ Compensation Packet for reporting lost time. Also see Benefit Programs: www.swosu.edu/administration/hr/stfhandbk/bnfs-insurance.pdf

Mental health screenings

Brief online screenings are offered for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress.

Nurseline 24/7

Log into the Blue Cross Blue Shield portal for this service. See Nurseline 24/7.

Nutrition programs and resources

See Online Resources

Pedometers

See Walking Works

Pool

SWOSU Pool located in Rankin Fieldhouse. Contact Paul Hummel in EDU 214-B
580.774.6015 paul.hummel@swosu.edu for more information.

Rape/sexual assault

See Reporting of Criminal Offenses/Accurate & Prompt. Call SWOSU HEALTH Services, 580.774.3776, for confidential assistance.

Referrals

SWOSU HEALTH Services makes informed referrals to community resources, behavioral health experts, self-help groups, and other campus resources. Call 580.774.3776, for confidential assistance.

Repetitive Strain Injury Prevention

See Safety, Risk Management & Workers’ Compensation

Smoking Cessation

See these sites to help you manage and to quit. http://www.cancer.org/healthy/stayawayfromtobacco/index

http://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/

and an app: http://smokefree.gov/

Stress management

See National Institute for Occupational Safety Stress at Work and 50 common signs and symptoms of stress. Also see Managing Stress.pdf

Stretch Break

See Stretch Poster.pdf or YouTube Video, Desk Stretches (11 min., total body.)

Suicide concerns

Call SWOSU Health Services 580.774.3776, for confidential assistance. Also see Oklahoma Department of Mental Health, Reachout National Hotline, Crisis & Information Line, 24 hours 1.800.522.9054  with availability 24 hours a day.

Suicide concerns about a student

Call SWOSU Health Services 580.774.3776 to consult with a counselor. Also see: Emergency Procedures for At-Risk Student.

TB Testing

For TB testing arranged by a campus department, please contact Health Services for details: 580.774.3776.

Threats

SWOSU can help with addressing disruptive, threatening or violent behavior affecting members of the campus community. If you have concerns, call Campus Police at 580.774.3111. For immediate threats of violence, call 911.

Trauma response

Call SWOSU HEALTH Services, 580.774.3776, for psychological assistance for critical incidents, e.g., death in the workplace; employee suicide; workplace violence. For online assessment, go to UHS Online Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Screening

Travel planning: immunizations  

See Travel Planning Immunizations

Violence

SWOSU Campus Police can help victims and perpetrators, individuals, and managers around issues of workplace violence, domestic violence, or suicidal concerns. Call SWOSU Campus Police 580.774.3111 for assistance. For immediate threats of violence, call 911.

Walking Works

Walking Works SWOSU team

Walking on campus for exercise

See Walking Works for campus walking resources.

Weight management

See U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Online Health Resources or Eating Well.pdf, Exercise.pdf

Well on Target

For members of Blue Cross and Blue Shield use the portal for Well onTarget.

Wellness Center

http://www.swosu.edu/administration/wellness/ Contact Scott Miller scott.miller@swosu.edu, Phone: 580.774.3047

Work-related injury or illness

For emergencies, call 911. For non-urgent medical SWOSU Health for a work-related injury call 580.642.6891 for an appointment with Health Services, or go to Work Conditions for a work-related illness or injury. See Workers’ Compensation Packet for reporting lost time. Also see Benefit Programs: www.swosu.edu/administration/hr/stfhandbk/bnfs-insurance.pdf

Workers' Compensation

See Workers’ Compensation Packet for reporting lost time. Also see Benefit Programs: www.swosu.edu/administration/hr/stfhandbk/bnfs-insurance.pdf.

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