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Employee & Family Readiness Blog

  • Fatherhood Support – Resources to Empower Dads

    All fathers can be important contributors to the well-being of their children. A loving and nurturing father improves outcomes for children, families, and communities. To learn more, review the following resources and support for dads.

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

    In observance of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, we can become more aware of what PTSD is and what we can do to help. Awareness of PTSD can help prepare you to support others and care for your own needs in the face of trauma.

  • Importance of Having a Will

    A will is one of the most important documents you can prepare for the future of your family. A will determines how your assets should be distributed and protects your spouse and children after you pass away.

  • Men’s Health Week

    This year, Men’s Health Week is observed from June 13 to 19. The week is intended to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems among men and boys and encourage early detection and treatment. Here are some tips for men to take control of their physical and mental health.

  • Healthy Summer Vacation Tips

    Summer is the perfect time to go on a relaxing vacation or hit the road for an adventure. As the weather heats up, and you embark on a trip, you want to feel prepared, healthy, and well. Whether you are hopping on a flight or car camping, here are some travel tips to help you manage your health to feel your best while away from home.

  • Summer Volunteer Ideas for Your Family

    With children out of school for summer vacation, you may be looking for ways to keep your kids entertained and busy. Volunteering is the perfect summer pastime—it provides opportunities to do meaningful work, learn new skills, and make new friends. Here are a few ideas for all ages.

  • Skin Cancer – Learn How to Reduce Your Risks

    Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States with nearly 5 million people receiving treatment each year. Although it is impossible to completely avoid sunlight, there are precautions that you can take to help protect your skin from damaging effects of the sun.

  • Finding the Connection: USCIS Employee Receives Secretary’s Award for Championing Equity

    Intrigued by the diverse backgrounds and compelling reflections of many personnel within the Office of Intake and Document Production employees, Curtis Atkinson, Division Chief, Planning and Resources Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, inspired the creation of a video collection of "Immigration Stories" told by the staff highlighting their individual journey, or their families experience, in coming to the United States.

  • Give Your Morale A Boost

    Federal Work-Life programs strive to improve employee morale by making health promotion an important part of the standard workday. However, competing tasks, personal demands, and the pressure of our ever-changing environment may make it challenging to prioritize your daily wellness. If you find it difficult to put your personal well-being first, the following tips may help give your morale boost.

  • Slam the Scam – How to Spot Suspicious Calls

    Have you ever received an ominous call or message from someone pretending to be a government official alleging that your information has been compromised or demanding a form of payment?

Last Updated: 01/27/2022
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