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Fall 2019 Wellness Workshops

Free donuts or pizza at every workshop!!

 

#RELATIONSHIPGOALS

Thursday -- 10/3/19
10:30 a.m. - NOON
LOCATION: SMSU 217/218


This workshop will focus on the seven qualities of a healthy relationship, how to "fight fair," and the differences between healthy, unhealthy, and abusive relationships through interactive activities and group discussion. This event satisfies the mandatory yearly End Sexual Violence Training requirement - bring your Coyote ID.

Presenter: Mari Ulate, MA, LMFT, CAPS Therapist
 

Suicide: Creating Conversations Rather than Silence

Thursday -- 10/10/2019
NOON - 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: SMSU 215/216

Suicide is a difficult topic. While our tendency as a society may be to avoid the discussion altogether, the reality is that the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention estimates that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. More than 1,000 college students die by suicide every year. Come to this workshop to engage in a frank and supportive discussion about suicide and how you can effectively talk to and intervene with someone who may be struggling with suicidal thinking.

Presenter: Dianne Fass, MS, LMFT, CAPS Therapist
 

What's Eating You? Exploring Your Emotional Eating Habits

Wednesday -- 10/16/2019
NOON - 1:00 pm
LOCATION: SMSU 207/208

How do you overcome an emotional eating habit after a stressful day at school and/or work? Life can be unbearable when overwhelmed with deadlines, frustrations, and anxiety. It can be tempting to quiet those strong emotions with your favorite comfort foods. These momentary pleasures can lead to feelings of regret, helplessness, and discouragement. Attend this workshop to learn how to identify the negative feelings underneath the drive to comfort eat and come up with other healthier ways to meet those emotional needs.

Presenter: Judi Cruz, MS, Health Educator, Student Health Center

#LOVESHOULDNTHURT                              

Wednesday -- 10/23/19
11:00 a.m. - NOON
LOCATION: SMSU 217/218


This workshop will focus on the warning signs, types of abuse, cycle of violence, why victims stay, and how to support a survivor through interactive activities and survivor testimony. This event satisfies the mandatory yearly End Sexual Violence Training requirement - bring your Coyote ID.

Presenter: Sarah Sawaf, LCSW, CAPS Therapist
 

#PARTYSAFE                    

Tuesday -- 10/29/2019
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

LOCATION: SMSU 217/218

Don’t let a great party become a great disaster! Knowing how to party safely is the key to making sure you and your friends have a fun night out! Together, we’ll explore how to safely maneuver through common party scenes that involve alcohol, marijuana, and other unexpected situations.

Presenter: Melissa Acuna, MPH, Student Health Center

Destination Success

Wednesday -- 11/6/2019
Noon - 1:00 pm
LOCATION: SMSU 217/218

This interactive workshop will provide you with essential techniques that will teach you ways to improve your time management, simplify note taking, increase reading efficiency, sharpen study skills and define your purpose. Tips and strategies provided in this workshop will help expand your skill set, strengthen your confidence and empower you to get motivated about attaining your ultimate Destination of Achieving Academic Success.  

Presenter: Hattie McNutt, MS, LMFT, CAPS Therapist

#IAMENOUGH: MOVING FROM PERFECTIONISM TO SELF-ACCEPTANCE

Tuesday --  11/19/19
NOON - 1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: SMSU 217/218


Perfectionism is a behavior that is often rewarded and praised in our cultures, families, and work places. However, the daily impact of perfectionism can be exhausting, and it can leave us feeling like we can never measure up to our ever-rising expectations. This workshop will help you determine what factors can influence perfectionism so that you can take the first steps towards thinking, "I am enough."

Presenter: Gwendolyn (Wendy) Brower-Romero, MS, LMFT, CAPS Therapist

10 Tips for Better Stress Management                                  

Monday -- 11/25/2019
4:00 pm– 5:00 pm

LOCATION: SMSU 217/218 

Stress can invade our lives, negatively impacting our bodies, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Attend this workshop to learn and practice 10 tips to de-stress your world. 

Presenter: Rachel Keener, PsyD, CAPS Therapist

        
 

Sponsored by Counseling and Psychological Services

If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation to participate in one of these programs, please contact Counseling and Psychological Services three working days in advance at
(909) 537-5040 or psychcounseling@csusb.edu