Wellness Workshop

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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.

February 

Achieving Student Success

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: MSR 130C
Presenter: Lee Bettencourt, LCSW

The college experience requires students to overcome many challenges on the road to success.  These include financial problems, coping with stress and anxiety, effective time management and relationship issues.  This workshop will provide information and tips on how to effectively work through these issues on your path to success.

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March

Managing Anxiety and Depression 

Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m. -  2:30 p.m.
Location: MSR 130C
Presenter: Ann Marie Washington, LCSW

We all experience anxiety and depression in our lives, sometimes to the point of feeling totally overwhelmed.  This workshop will provide helpful information and tools to reduce and manage the anxiety and/or depression in our lives.  Topics will include psycho education in the practice of assertiveness skills, coping techniques and relaxation exercises. 

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Mindfulness and Positve Outlook

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: MSR 130C
Presenter: Susan Brumm, LPCC & Jennifer Staffero, LCSW

Mindfulness is the ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. Practicing mindfulness can increase positive outlook in our lives. This workshop will provide helpful information and techniques for practicing mindfulness and positive outlook in our lives.

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Supporting Yourself To Success at CSU Stanislaus: Dealing With Adversity and Challenges 

Date: Wednesday, March 15 & 22, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: MSR 130C
Presenter: Dr. Daniel Berkow, LP

Students encounter set-backs and unexpected difficulties that require resourcefulness. Everything from relationship problems, time management issues, too much stress, relying on alcohol or drugs, money problems, family problems – you name it. Get advice on what helps with these kinds of concerns, learn how to better support yourself through it all, and get support from others.

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April

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Training

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: MSR 130C
Presenter: Dr. Daniel Berkow, Director

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

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Managing Stress in Your Life

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: MSR 130C
Presenter: Lee Bettencourt, LCSW

We all experience stress, sometimes to the point of feeling totally overwhelmed.  This workshop will provide helpful information and tools to reduce and manage the stress in our lives.  Topics will include assertiveness skills, time management tips, balancing life’s demands and relaxation exercises.

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