Counseling faculty provide educational workshops and groups addressing a variety of topics. See below for workshops and groups offered this semester.
All presentations are FREE.
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Managing Anxiety and Stress
Presented by Leland Bettencourt, LCSW
Date: September 30, 2020
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
We all experience anxiety in our lives, sometimes to the point of feeling totally overwhelmed. This presentation will focus on defining anxiety and common symptoms. Information will be provided on developing a positive mindset, balancing life’s demands, assertiveness and relationship skills, effective self-care and relaxation techniques.
LGBTQ+ Support Group
Presented by Jennifer Staffero, LCSW and Edward Colorado, LCSW
This group addresses life and relationship issues related to sexual orientation. Talk openly with other students about your sexual identity. Topics are based on students' interest and can include exploring your identity, trust and relationships, dealing with heterosexism, dating, family and societal expectations, and self-esteem.
Thursday Sept. 10th, 11am-12:30pm
Thursday Oct. 15th, 11am-12:30pm
Thursday Nov. 12th 11am-12:30pm
Thursday Dec. 10th, 11am-12:30pm
Body Positive Warriors
Presented by Susan Brumm, LPCC and Edward Colorado, LCSW
Body Positive Warriors is a community that is devoted to developing a positive, accepting approach to health, beauty, and identity. Participants benefit from a judgement-free environment that encourages them to accept and love themselves as they are and to reject views of beauty, weight, and appearance that are discriminatory, restrictive, and unrealistic.
Tuesday Sept 15, 2020 from 10:30 to 11:45 – Introduction to Body Positive Warriors
Tuesday Sept 22, 2020 from 10:30 to 11:45 – Body Stories
Tuesday Sept 29, 2020 from 10:30 to 11:45 – Reclaim Health
Tuesday Oct 6, 2020 from 10:30 to 11:45 – Cultivate Self-Love
Tuesday Oct 13, 2020 from 10:30 to 11:45 – Practice Intuitive Self-Care
Tuesday Oct 20, 2020 from 10:30 to 11:45 – Declare Your Own Authentic Beauty
Tuesday Oct 27, 2020 from 10:30 to 11:45 – Pleasure, Shame, and Intuitive Sexuality
Tuesday Nov 3, 2020 from 10:30 to 11:45 – Beauty Stories
Presented by Julia Rosas, LMFT
Is a support group designed to provide support for students who self-identify as women of color. Find opportunity for growth, empowerment, healing, and fellowship by joining compassionate women who are seeking to provide and receive support from other compassionate women.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 -1:00 pm -2:30 pm
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:00 pm -2:30 pm
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
Thursday, November 5, 2020 -1:00pm-2:30 pm
Thursday, December 3, 2020 -1:00pm-2:30 pm
Depression Recovery Through Creative Art
Presented by Kimberly Richardson, LCSW
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 – 1:30-3:00 pm
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 – 1:30 -3:00 pm
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 – 1:30-3:00 pm
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 -1:30-3:00 pm
Presenter: Kimberly Richardson, LCSW
Black Voices is a support group for Black students. The group aims to offer a sense of community, support and empowerment. Topics discussed include, but are not limited to: issues related to race/culture/ethnicity, identity, racism, social relationships, familial relationships, oppression, and mental health.
Dates and Times
Thursday, September 10, 2020-- 2:30pm-4:00pm
Thrusday, September 24, 2020-- 2:30pm-4:00pm
Thursday, October 8, 2020-- 2:30pm-4:00pm
Thursday, October 22, 2020--2:30pm-4:00pm
Thursday, November 5, 2020--2:30pm-4:00pm
Thursday, November 19, 2020--2:30-4:00pm