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Current Health & Wellness Workshops

CAPS workshops for the Fall 2021 semester will be held remotely.
See specific workshop to obtain the link to pre-register to join.

Brothers Together: Men of Color in Today’s World 

Thursday – 08/26/2021
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

This self-help workshop will explore topics related to being a Man of Color (BIMA- MOC - Black, Indigenous, Mixed Race, and API Men of Color) in today’s world. Within a supportive and brave social context of respect and empowerment, we will briefly explore experiences related to racism and discrimination, toxic masculinity, development of healthy relationships, and Men’s Mental Health/Wellness in light of current events. All are welcome to attend. 

Presenter: Jeffrey Andreas Tan, PhD, CAPS Therapist

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Let's Talk About Mental Health 

Thursday, 09/02/21 
Noon – 1:00 p.m.  

Come join the CAPS counselors in a panel event in which we will address any questions you may have pertaining to mental health and CAPS services.

Presenters: Panel of CAPS Therapists

Suicide Prevention

Wednesday – 09/22/2021
11:00 a.m. - Noon

Each year over 1,100 college students die by suicide. Many people who lost someone to suicide wished they could have done more to help. This workshop will teach you how to recognize the warning signs for someone at risk for suicide as well as how to help keep them stay safe and connected to resources.   

Presenter: Albert Angelo, MSEd, Senior Health Educator, SHC

Recording coming soon

Speed Friending 

Thursday -- 09/30/2021
Noon – 1:15 p.m. 

Attend this speed-friending workshop to learn the basics of making friends, followed by a speed-friending session that will allow you to practice your new skills in a safe, inclusive environment. 

Presenters: Melissa Acuna, MPH, Health Educator, SHC, Claire Craddick, AMFT, Sarah Sawaf, LCSW, CAPS Therapists

Relationship Goals 101: Instagram vs. Reality 

Wednesday -- 10/06/2021 
Noon – 1:00 p.m. 

Join us as we unravel the unrealistic relationship expectations portrayed on social media. Learn about red flags and warning signs of abuse. Learn about boundaries, healthy communication, respect and more. 

Presenters: Jazmin Rodriguez, LCSW, CAPS Therapist and Cortni Alexander, MA, Campus Survivor Advocate

Recorded Webinar coming soon

Social Media & Your Mood -- (Rescheduled to Wednesday -- 10/27/2021)

Wednesday -- 10/13/2021  -- Rescheduled to 10/27/2021
Noon – 1:00 p.m. 

Social media has provided people a way to easily connect with others around the world. While there are many benefits to using social media, there are also drawbacks, including the impact on your mental health. Come learn about the impact of social media use on your mood and when it might be a good time to unplug.  

Presenter: Gurminder Sandhu, PhD, CAPS Therapist

Communication for Couples  -- (Canceled)

Tuesday -- 10/19/2021 
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 

Based on the work by Drs. Gottman, this workshop is designed for couples who are interested in learning healthier ways to bring up tough conversations, resolve disagreements, and learn the art of compromise.

Presenter: Mari Ulate, LMFT, CAPS Therapist

Holiday Foods in Moderation? Is That Even Possible??

Tuesday – 10/26/2021 
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

Let’s face it, the holidays are a time for fun, family, friends… and feasts! In this workshop, we’ll talk about simple strategies you can use to continue maximizing your health potential. Come and get a head start on those health-related New Year’s Resolutions!

Presenter: Neal Malik, DrPH, MPH, RDN, CHES, ACSM-EP, Dept. of Health Science and Human Ecology, CSUSB

Register Here
Please register with your CSUSB email address

Social Media & Your Mood -- (Rescheduled from 10/13/2021)

Wednesday -- 10/27/2021
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Social media has provided people a way to easily connect with others around the world. While there are many benefits to using social media, there are also drawbacks, including the impact on your mental health. Come learn about the impact of social media use on your mood and when it might be a good time to unplug.  

Presenter: Gurminder Sandhu, PhD, CAPS Therapist

Register Here
Please register with your CSUSB email address

De-Stressing the Holidays 

Wednesday – 11/03/2021 
Noon–1:00 p.m. 

Attend this workshop to learn effective methods to reduce stress during the holidays. You will learn strategies that will enable you to have a peaceful, healthy, and happy holiday season. 

Presenter: Albert Angelo, MSEd, Senior Health Educator, SHC

Register Here
Please register with your CSUSB email address

Healthy Boundaries: When to Say Yes and When to Say No

Wednesday – 11/10/21
Noon–1:00 p.m.

Do you wonder if you have a hard time setting boundaries? Begin your journey toward developing healthy boundaries. We will learn about the different types of boundaries and how to communicate them to others. 

Presenter: Jazmin Rodriguez, LCSW, CAPS Therapist

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Please register with your CSUSB email address

An Attitude of Gratitude

Wednesday – 11/17/2021
Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Research has shown that gratitude and happiness are strongly correlated, and practicing gratitude can have tremendous benefits for our mental and physical health. In this webinar, you will learn about some of these research findings, as well as tips on incorporating a gratitude practice into your life.  

Presenter: Gurminder Sandhu, PhD, CAPS Therapist

Register Here
Please register with your CSUSB email address

Let's Talk About Mental Health 

Thursday, 12/02/21 
Noon – 1:00 p.m. 
 

Come join the CAPS counselors in a panel event in which we will address any questions you may have pertaining to mental health and CAPS services.

Presenters: Panel of CAPS Therapists

Register Here
Please register with your CSUSB email address

 

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