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12 Step Programs

12-Step Groups listed on the Web

 
 
 
 
A A
Abuse

Books & web resources on child abuse

ADD, ADHD and Learning Disorders

Books & web resources on ADHD

Book & web resources on Disabilities

Addictions

Book & web resources on Addictions

Book & web resources on Eating Disorders

Adolescence

Books & web resources for teenagers

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA)

Pamphlet: Adult Children of Alcoholics

Books & web resources on ACA, Codependency

 

Aging

Flyer: Difficult Conversations: How To Put Your Legal Affairs In Order

Books & web resources on Aging

AIDS/HIV

Books & web resources on AIDS & HIV

Alcoholism

Pamphlet: Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism

Pamphlet: Adult Children of Alcoholics

Books & web resources on Alcoholism

Anger Management

Pamphlet: Anger Management

Book & web resources on Anger Management

Anxiety

Books & web resources on Anxiety

Books & web resources on Shyness or Social Anxiety

Books & web resources on Mindfulness

Assault / Rape

Books & web resources on Sexual Assault/Rape

Assertiveness

Blog: Make An Offer They Can't Refuse

Blog: Unpopular, and Okay With That

Books & web resources on Assertion Skills

 

 

 

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Balancing Work & Family Life

Pamphlet: Balancing Work & Family

Blog: Balancing Work and Family Life

Books & Resources on WorkLife

Bankruptcy
Books & web resources on Managing Finances and Budgeting Basics
Bereavement

Pamphlet: Coping with Grief and Bereavement

Blog: What's It Like to Grieve?

Handout: The Process of Grieving

Books & web resources on Bereavement & Grief

 

Biofeedback

HeartMath biofeedback technique

Bipolar

Books & web resources on bipolar/manic depressive disorder

Bisexual

Pamphlet: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues

Blog by CWFL

CWFL's own Balance Blog

Breathing

Scripts and audio on Breathing techniques

Budgeting Tips

Books & web resources on Managing Finances and Budgeting Basics

Bullying

Books & web resources on Bullying

 
 

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Caregiver Support
Book & web resources on Caregiving, Aging and Eldercare
Celebrate What's Right With The World
 
Changing Careers

Books & web resources on Career Transition

Child Abuse Prevention

Book resources on Child Abuse Prevention

Hotline page for reporting Child Abuse

Childcare

Information on Child & Elder Care

Need Help Finding Child Care After Disaster Strikes?

 

Chronic Pain

Book & web resources on Chronic Pain

Civility

Pamphlet: Civility in the Workplace

Blog: Blindsided At Work

Etiquette Tips of the Week

In-Service Workshop: The Golden Rule Re-Visited

Clutter
 
Coaching

About Executive Coaching @ CWFL

Codependency

Blog: Unpopular, and Okay With That

Pamphlet: Adult Children of Acoholics

Books & web resources on Codependency, Adult Children of Alcoholics

Communication

See "Effective Communication" section below

Compassion
 
Conflict Resolution
 
Counseling

About Counseling @ CWFL

Couples Health
 
Credit Counseling and Debt Management
Books & web resources on Managing Finances and Budgeting Basics
Crisis Hotlines

A comprehensive list of local and nationwide Hotlines

Critical Incident Stress Management

About Critical Incident services @ CWFL

Crisis management services from CWFL

Pamphlet: Supporting Each Other in Times of Crisis or Disaster

Pamphlet: Coping with Grief and Loss

Web resources for Crisis Recovery

Workshop: Psychological First Aid

Cumulative Stress in Nursing
 
 
 

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Death & Dying

Book & web resources on Death & Dying

Pamphlet: Coping with Grief and Bereavement

Blog: What's It Like to Grieve?

Handout: The Process of Grieving

Book & web resources on Grief

Debt Management and Credit Counseling
Books & web resources on Managing Finances and Budgeting Basics
Deployment of Military Members

Books & web resources on Deployment & Reintegration of Military Members, Veterans

Depression / Sadness

Blog: Keeping Depression at Bay

Pamphlet: Depression

Pamphlet: Coping with Grief and Loss

Handout: The Process of Grieving

Book & web resources on Depression

Books & web resources on bipolar/manic depressive disorder

Diaper Bags & Briefcases
 
Disabilities

Book & web resources on Disabilities

Disasters

Web page: Resources for Resiliency and Recovery in a Disaster

Pamphlet: Supporting Each Other in Times of Crisis or Disaster

Pamphlet: Coping with Grief and Loss

Web resources for Crisis Recovery

Handout: Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event

Handout: Tips for Talking to Children After a Disaster

Handout: Parenting in a Challenging World

Web page: Talking to Kids About Traumatic Experiences

Finding Childcare after a Disaster

Need Help Finding Child Care After Disaster Strikes?

Lunch-and-Learn: Psychological First Aid

Displacement / Job Loss

Handout: Coping with Losing Your Job

Handout: Coping with the Stress of Layoff & Unemployment

Handout: CWFL Services for Laid-Off Employees

Handout: The Process of Grieving

Dismissal With Dignity
 
Diversity & Inclusion

Books & USC resources on Diversity

Divorce

Pamphlet: Children and Divorce

Books & web resources on Divorce

Domestic Violence

Pamphlet: Intimate Partner Violence: How the Workplace Can Help

Books & web resources on Domestic Violence / Intimate Partner Violence

Drug Abuse

Books & web resources on Drug Abuse

 
 

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Eating Disorders

Book & web resources on Eating Disorders

Effective Communication

Blog: Make An Offer They Can’t Refuse

Blog: The Dangerous Allure of Righteousness

Blog: Giving and Reciprocity: The Fast Track to Gaining Influence and Good Will

Books & web resources on Effective Communication

Books & web resources on Assertion Skills

Eldercare

Information on Child & Elder Care

Books & web resources on Aging

Emotional Intelligence
 
Employee Engagement
 
Esteem

Pamphlet: Improving Self-Esteem

Pamphlet: Fostering Your Child's Self-Esteem

Book & web resources on Self-Esteem

Books & web resources on Assertion Skills

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Faculty Resources

Resources for USC Faculty and Tenure-Track

Family Relations

Pamphlet: Improving Family Relations

Blog: Setting Standards for a Healthy Relationship

Feedback [Giving & Receiving]
 
Financial Management
Books & web resources on Managing Finances and Budgeting Basics
Forgiveness

Book & web resources on Forgiveness and Self-Forgiveness

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G G

Gambling
 
Gay-Identified

Pamphlet: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues

Generational Differences
Blog: Generations at Work
Grief / Bereavement / Loss

Pamphlet: Coping with Grief and Bereavement

Blog: What's It Like to Grieve?

Handout: The Process of Grieving

Book & web resources on Grief

Guided Imagery / Relaxation Exercises
Audio: Enjoy any/all of our seven guided imagery / relaxation exercises
Guilt

Book & web resources on Forgiveness and Self-Forgiveness

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Happiness / Psychological Wellbeing

Blog: Maximizing Positive Emotions

HeartMath [biofeedback]

HeartMath biofeedback technique

Healthy Living

Blog: Smarter Resolutions for 2013

Pamphlet: Healthy Living

Pamphlet: Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation web resources: CWFL Time to Quit Smoking, USC Pharmacy Benefits, other web resources

HIV/AIDS

Books & web resources on AIDS & HIV

Holiday Stress
Blog: Stress Reduction for the Holidays
Home Foreclosure
Books & web resources on Managing Finances and Budgeting Basics
Hotlines

A comprehensive list of local and nationwide Hotlines

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Illness

Book & web resources on Chronic Illness

Inclusion & Diversity
 
Influencing Without Authority

Blog: Giving and Reciprocity: The Fast Track to Gaining Influence and Good Will

YouTube: Influencing Without Authority

Books & web resources on Assertion Skills

Insourcing Compassion
 
Internet Safety for Children

Lunch-and-learn: Keeping Your Children Safe On-Line

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Job Loss / Displacement

Handout: CWFL Services for Laid-Off Employees

Handout: Coping with Losing Your Job

Handout: Coping with the Stress of Layoff & Unemployment

Handout: The Process of Grieving

Books & web resources on Career Transition

 
 
 
 

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Learning Disorders, ADD & ADHD

Books & web resources on ADHD

Book & web resources on Disabilities

Legal

Flyer: Difficult Conversations: How To Put Your Legal Affairs In Order

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender

Pamphlet: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues

Letting Go

 

Loss / Grief

Pamphlet: Coping with Grief and Bereavement

Blog: What's It Like to Grieve?

Handout: The Process of Grieving

Book & web resources on Grief

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M M

Maintaining Healthy Habits
 
Manic Depression / Bipolar Disorder

Books & web resources on bipolar/manic depressive disorder

Marital Health

Book & web resources on Marriage and Relationships

Medication
 
Meditation / Relaxation / Guided Imagery

Audio: Enjoy any/all of our seven guided imagery / relaxation exercises

Menopause

Book & web resources on Menopause

Mental Health Services
 
Mid-Life Issues

Book & web resources on Mid-Life Issues

Military / Deployment / Reintegration / Veterans

Books & web resources on Deployment & Reintegration of Military Members, Veterans

Mindfulness

Blog: The Advantages of Mindfulness at Work

Blog: You're Not Really Multi-tasking

Books & web resources on Mindfulness

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N N

News Archive

A collection of news articles about CWFL

New Year's Resolutions
 
 
 

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OCD / Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Book & web resources on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Office Politics

YouTube: Avoiding the Trap of Raising Standards

YouTube: Influencing Without Authority

Blog: Don't Do Other's Job for Them

Blog: Dodging Bear Traps at Work

Blog: Blindsided At Work

Blog: The Dangerous Allure of Righteousness

Optimism

Blog: Think Like Pete Carroll

PowerPoint: Managing Your Energy & Building Optimism

Over-eating
 

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Pain / Chronic Pain

Book & web resources on Chronic Pain

Parenting

Booklet: Parenting Tool Kit for parents of children aged 1-12

Booklet: Parenting Tool Kit for parents of a teenager

Pamphlet: Improving Family Relations

Pamphlet: Children and Divorce

Pamphlet: Fostering Your Child's Self-Esteem

Blog: Common Sense Parenting

Book & web resources on Parenting Young Children and Adolescents

Book resources on Child Abuse Prevention

Partner Violence

Pamphlet: Intimate Partner Violence: How the Workplace Can Help

Books & web resources on Partner Violence, Domestic Violence

Perfectionism

Book & web resources on Perfectonism

Personal Growth

Book & web resources on Personal Growth

Persuasion & Influence

Blog: Giving and Reciprocity: The Fast Track to Gaining Influence and Good Will

YouTube: Influencing Without Authority

Books & web resources on Assertion Skills

Phobias

Books & web resources on Phobias

Positive Psychology

Blog: Think Like Pete Carroll

Blog: Maximizing Positive Emotions

Preparing for Your First Counseling Session
 
Procrastination

Book & web resources on Procrastination

Professional Boundaries

Pamphlet: Creating Healthy Personal & Professional Boundaries

Professional Coaching

About Professional Coaching services @ CWFL

Providers
 
Psychological First Aid

Pamphlet: Supporting Each Other in Times of Crisis or Disaster

You Can Provide Psychological First Aid

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Rape / Sexual Assault

Books & web resources on Sexual Assault/Rape

Recognition & Rewards at Work
 
Recovery Breathing

Audio: Breathing for Health & Relaxation

Audio: Breathing Relaxation Exercise
"4-6-8"

Reintegration of Military Members

Books & web resources on Deployment & Reintegration of Military Members, Veterans

Relationships / Marriage

Blog: Setting Standards for a Healthy Relationship

Blog: Giving and Reciprocity: The Fast Track to Gaining Influence and Good Will

Book & web resources on Marriage and Relationships

Blog: What Relationships and Slot Machines Have in Common

Relaxation Techniques

Audio: Enjoy any/all of our seven guided imagery / relaxation exercises

Handout: Mental Relaxation Techniques to Help You Fall Asleep

Handout: Ten Tips for a Better Night's Sleep

Books & web resources on Mindfulness

Retirement

Flyer: Difficult Conversations: How to Put Your Legal Affairs in Order

 

 

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Sadness

See "Depression" section above

See "Grief/Bereavement" section above

Schizophrenia / Mental Illness

Book & web resources on Schizophrenia and Mental Illness

Secular Recovery Programs
 
Self-Esteem

Pamphlet: Improving Self-Esteem

Pamphlet: Fostering Your Child's Self-Esteem

Book & web resources on Self-Esteem

Books & web resources on Assertion Skills

Self-Forgiveness

Book & web resources on Forgiveness and Self-Forgiveness

Sentinel-Event Stress Management

About CWFL Services for Sentinel Events at Keck Medical Center and Norris Cancer Center

Sexual Abuse / Adults Abused as Children

Books & web resources for Adults Sexually Abused in Childhood

Sexual Assault / Rape

Books & web resources on Sexual Assault/Rape

Sexual Harassment

Books & web resources on Sexual Harassment

Sexuality / Sexual Health in Relationships

Books & web resources on Sexuality in Relationships

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STDs)

Books & web resources on AIDS & HIV

Shyness / Social Anxiety

Books & web resources on Shyness or Social Anxiety

Sleep Hygiene

Video: ABCs of Getting Your Zzzzs

Handout: Ten Tips for a Better Night's Sleep

Handout: Sleep Disorders Self-Test

Handout: Mental Relaxation Techniques to Help You Fall Asleep

Link: Epworth Sleepiness Scale

Link: Weekly Sleep Diary

Link: USC Sleep Disorders Program

Smoking Cessation

Blog: Smarter Resolutions for 2013

Pamphlet: Smoking Cessation

Web resources: CWFL Time to Quit Smoking, USC Pharmacy Benefits, other web resources

Step-Families / Blended Families

Book & web resources on Step-Families

Stress Management

Pamphlet: Stress

Blog: Finding Ways to Cope With Stress

Blog: Get Out of Your Head

Blog: How to Cope with Work After Vacation

Blog: Gifts I Would Buy Everyone

Blog: Work Is Not Life and Death (Surgeons, Cops, and Suicide Counselors Exempted)

Blog: Stress Reduction for the Holidays

YouTube Video: "Stress Reduction Lab Overview"

Stress Reduction Lab webpage

Scripts & Audio Files: Relaxation Techniques

Books & web resources on Stress Reduction

Books & web resources on Vocational Stress

Books & web resources on Mindfulness

Book & web resources on Anger Management

Stress Profile
 
Substance abuse

Book & web resources on Addictions

Suicide Prevention & Protective Factors
 
Summer Camps

Books & web resources on Summer Camps

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Teenagers

Books & web resources for teenagers

Tenure and Faculty Issues

Resources for USC Faculty and Tenure-Track

Time Management

PowerPoint: Managing Your Energy & Building Optimism

Books & web resources on Procrastination

Blog: Reclaim Your Time

Trauma / Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Books & web resources on Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

 
 
Twitter Tweets by CWFL

Follow CWFL's Tweets on Balance and Wellbeing

 
 

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Veterans / Deployment / Reintegration

Books & web resources on Deployment & Reintegration of Military Members, Veterans

Violence

Pamphlet: Intimate Partner Violence: How the Workplace Can Help

Books & web resources on Partner Violence, Domestic Violence

Vocational Stress

Books & web resources on Vocational Stress

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Walk Station
 
Weight Watchers
Weight Watchers meetings held at USC
Wellness
Blog: Smarter Resolutions for 2013
Work-Life Integration

Pamphlet: Work / Life Balance

Pamphlet: Balancing Work and Family

Blog: Balancing Work and Family Life

Blog: How to Cope with Work After Vacation

Resources for USC Faculty and Tenure-Track

Lunch-and-Learn: Work-Life Integration

Workplace Politics

YouTube: Avoiding the Trap of Raising Standards

YouTube: Influencing Without Authority

Blog: Don't Do Other's Job for Them

Blog: Dodging Bear Traps at Work

Worry
See "Anxiety" resources above
Writer's Block

Books & web resources on Writer's Block

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YouTube Videos by CWFL

View all of our self-service videos on YouTube

 
 
 
 

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