The workshop leaders are counseling faculty from Psychological Counseling Services at Stanislaus State. Each leader has had extensive experience in the topic areas and provide educational outreach to address psychological topics in various campus settings as well as in the Counseling Center.
All presentations are free but require advance sign-up. Individuals requiring special accommodation for a disability are encouraged to contact Psychological Counseling Services at 667-3381.
Presenter: Martha Cuan, LCSW
This four week series will provide participants with a better understanding of individuals on our campus who are identified or self–identify as First Generation College Students. (You DO NOT have to be a first generation student to attend-everyone on campus is welcome.) The workshops are designed to provide information, highlight resources on campus, and present strategies to promote academic success and mental health.
Place: Diversity Center, 2nd floor in the Library Room 201
Time: 2:30 -5:00pm
Dates: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
CANCELLED Wednesday, February 21, 2018 (Meet in MSR 260)
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
6 – Week Series every Thursday
Facilitator: Jennifer Staffero, LCSW
Every Thursday starting February 22 – March 29
10:30am – 12pm
Student Health Center Conference Room
BE WHO YOU ARE!
A safe place to join together and discuss whatever is on your mind. Allies welcome!
HOT drinks will be served!
Mindful Self - Compassion
Would you like to learn to be kinder to yourself?
Do you want to learn ways to value and support yourself
Do you blame yourself for the negatives and difficulties in your life?
Wednesday Feburary 28, 2018
1:30pm – 3pm
Presenters: Jennifer Staffero, LCSW
Julia Rosas-Nieto, LMFT
Self-compassion involves treating ourselves kindly, like we would a good friend we care about. You will learn ways to stop being so hard on yourself and gain practical skills to help bring self-compassion into your daily life. This workshop will be experiential and full of discussion so be prepared to participate!
Suicide Prevention Training
QPR – “Question, Persuade, Refer”
Thursday, March 1, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Dr. Dan Berkow, Director
Psychological Counseling Services
QPR training can help you become an important part of the CSU Stan “safety net” for someone who may be dealing with despair or overwhelming difficulties. Learn how you can help prevent suicide, and become a certified QPR Gatekeeper.
Students who attend this workshop will complete 1.5 hours of training and receive a certificate as a QPR gatekeeper.
Presentor: Susan Brumm, LPCC
Thursday, March 8, 2018
10:30am - 12:00pm
MSR 130 C
Mindfulness is the ability to be fully present and aware of where we are and what we are doing. Mindfulness is the ability to cope with what is going on without being overwhelmed. This workshop will provide helpful information and techniques for developing mindfulness and increasing positive outlook in our lives.
“Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles, it takes away today’s peace.”
Diversity Awareness and Marginalization:
On Campus and Beyond
Why can it be difficult for diverse groups to express their experiences and perspectives and be heard?
LGBTQ+ ; Ethnicity and Race; Mental Health Issues; Religious Perspectives; and Students with Disabilities
Why and how does marginalization occur?
Can we build a safe campus for different views & life experiences?
Claim your voice; Challenge discrimination; Validate self and others
Date: Tuesday, March 13th
Time: 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Diversity Center, 2nd floor in the Library 201
Presenter: Dan Berkow, Ph.D., Director, Psychological Counseling Services
Anxiety and Depression
Presenter: Lee Bettencourt, LCSW
Wednesday, March 14
12:30pm - 2 pm
We all experience anxiety and depression in our lives, sometimes to the point of feeling totally overwhelmed. This workshop will provide useful information and tools, to reduce and manage anxiety and depression.
Topics will include positive self-image, assertiveness and effective communication relationship skills, relaxation skills and maintaining emotional wellness.
Resiliency is the ability to overcome challenges of all kinds–trauma, tragedy, personal crises, plain ‘ole’ life problems–and bounce back stronger, wiser, and more personally powerful.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Presenter: Ann Marie Washington, LCSW
This workshop will define resiliency and give you the 7 traits of resilient people. Are we born resilient or can we learn to be more resilient by practicing emotional regulation, impulse control and more flexible thinking that promotes a growth mindset? All seven traits will be defined and discussed.
Embody a 7-week Book Study
OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS
Dates: Every Tuesday starting February 6th and ending on March 20th
Time: 12:30-1:30 PM
Location: Residential Life Hub, Village 1 Unit 114.
Come through the open gate next to residential life housing office
Leaders: Ann Marie Washington, LCSW & Susan Brumm, LPCC
If you believe all people have beauty, are deserving of respect, and have innate wisdom that makes them the ultimate authority of their own body, come join us for this book study of Embody: Learning to love your unique body (and quiet that critical voice!) by Connie Sobczak, the Body Positive co-founder. Books will be provided to those who attend!
Coffee with a Counselor
Where: Student Health, Center Conference Room
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Drop in, grab a cup of coffee and chat with a counselor about different topics relevant to student life!
Date: (Wednesdays) Topic:
February 14th Romance & Sex
February 28th Family
March 14th Friendships
March 28th Health & Well-being
April 11th Grief and Loss
April 25th School Pressures
May 9th Becoming Independent