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Winter 2019 Wellness Workshops

Free pizza at every workshop!!

Mindfulness for Managing Moods and Stress

Tuesday -- 01/08/2019
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
The Meeting Center (Previously the Lower Commons), Pine Room


Do you find yourself constantly worrying about the future and feel that your mind jumps from thought to thought?  Is it a challenge to sit with uncomfortable emotions and to express them in a constructive manner?  Meditation has been shown to assist in managing stress and anxiety and can increase our ability to be aware of and to regulate our emotions.  Come learn about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness and how you can incorporate these skills into your daily life!  No prior meditation experience required.

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

Stop the Stalking                              

Thursday -- 01/10/2019
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
The Meeting Center (Previously the Lower Commons), Pine Room

This workshop will cover the definition of stalking, types of stalkers, the effects on survivors, and what to do if someone you know is being stalked. This event will count for the annual mandatory End Sexual Violence training - bring your Coyote ID.

Presenter: Marina Rodriguez, MA, Campus Advocate and VOICE Peer Educators

Coyote Fitbit Challenge

Tuesday --  1/15/19
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
LOCATION: RecWell Center Rm 205


Wednesday, 1/16/19
4:00-5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: The Meeting Center (Previously the Lower Commons), Panorama Room
 

Are you looking for motivation to increase your physical activity? Then consider joining our Coyote Fitbit Challenge! During this workshop, participants will learn about the health benefits of increasing your daily step count, and tips on how to get those extra steps in. Along with setting personal step goals, participants can also win small prizes through weekly challenges with other students, and have the opportunity to win the grand prize -a Fitbit Alta! Fitbit rentals are available, but limited. To reserve a Fitbit, contact Melissa Acuna Melissa.Acuna@csusb.edu. Rentals are on a first come, first served basis.

Presenter: Melissa Acuna, MPH, Student Health Center

Stay Safe, Valentine!   

Wednesday -- 02/06/2019
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION: The Meeting Center (Previously the Lower Commons), Pine Room

Whether you’re in a relationship or not, safe sex is always important. Join us as we explore the different ways you can protect yourself, while still having fun! This workshop will provide an overview of the different types of barriers, such as condoms, dental dams, and female condoms, along with other ways you can add to your experience! Each participant will also leave with a “Valentine’s Day Kit” filled with everything discussed in the workshop.

Presenter: Melissa Acuna, MPH, Student Health Center

#RelationshipGoals

Wednesday -- 02/13/2019
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: The Meeting Center (Previously the Lower Commons), Panorama Room


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 will count for the annual mandatory End Sexual Violence training - bring your Coyote ID.

Presenter: Marina Rodriguez, MA, Campus Advocate and VOICE Peer Educators

Perfectly Imperfect              

Monday -- 02/18/2019
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Location: The Meeting Center (Previously the Lower Commons), Pine Room 

Do you ever have feelings of self-doubt or worry that you are not “enough?” If you have, you are not alone. For many of us, it can be challenging to look past our imperfections and easy to focus on the things we don’t like about ourselves. Come join the conversation on loving ourselves in a society that tries to push us down and also learn to embrace being perfectly imperfect.

Presenter: Tatiana Richard-Kassar, MS, CAPS Therapist

#TreatYoSelf                                                                 

Wednesday -- 02/27/2019
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
The Meeting Center (Previously the Lower Commons), Pine Room 

What is self-care and why is it important? Why is it so difficult sometimes, and why might I feel guilty about it? Together we will learn that self-care isn’t selfish -- it’s necessary! Join us as we practice free and inexpensive ways of caring for ourselves that we can incorporate into our daily lives.

Presenter: Sarah Sawaf, LCSW, CAPS Therapist

Empowered Women Empower Women!                                 

Tuesday -- 03/05/2019
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
The Meeting Center (Previously the Lower Commons)
Panorama Room

“I don’t like hanging out with other women—men are so much easier to get along with.”  “Girls can’t be trusted - you know how catty they can be.” Chances are you have either heard or expressed some of these sentiments yourself.  This workshop aims to dissect the ways in which gender socialization drives women to be combative and competitive with one another rather than building a sense of connection and community. In honor of Women’s History Month, come enjoy good conversation and pizza!

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

PILLOW TALK                             

Tuesday 03/12/2019
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
The Meeting Center (Previously the Lower Commons), Panorama Room

Identify, explore, and manage your sleep habits through evidence-based techniques and strategies designed to promote and increase overall energy throughout the day. Learn how to sleep more deeply and reinitiate effective sleep after disruptions and disturbances. We will identify the facets of total sleep care/regeneration, explore sleep assessment tools and strategies, and learn mindfulness exercises that can promote and encourage better sleeping habits.

Presenter: Tavon Harris, MSW, ACSW, 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