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Mental Wellness

Mental Wellness

Monica Zeigel, Hope 4 All Coordinator 
Wellness Services

Date:               Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - April 27, 2021 (Every Tuesday) 
Time:               10:00 a.m.
Length:            60 Minutes
Location:          Zoom

This workshop topic will offer various topics including resilience, stress, anxiety, sleeping patterns, depression, journaling, developing connections, setting goals, and hope. Resources, activities, improving mental wellness, and normalizing mental illness are important topics in all these workshops. Register at the following link: Nwmissouri.edu/wellness/hope4all.  


Green Dot - Virtual Overview (Zoom)

Green Dot - Virtual Overview (Zoom)

Green Dot Coordinator                                                                                 
W
ellness Services

Date:               Tuesday, January 26, 2021 
Time:               9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.
Length:            75 Minutes
Location:          Zoom

During this 75-minute Green Dot session you will be introduced to the basic elements of Green Dot, focusing specifically on the vital role campus employees play in establishing and reinforcing the culture within which students exist. The program is designed to help faculty, staff, and administrators understand the expanded the definition of bystander and to integrate these key behaviors within their current job functions. You will leave with the knowledge and tools you need to contribute to the positive norms pertaining to power-based personal violence and campus safety. 

Max participants per session: 30

 

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RESPOND

RESPOND

Rachel Mayfield, Green Dot Coordinator                                                                                  Wellness Services

Date:               Monday, February 1, 2021                                                                                                                           AND                                                                                                                                                        Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Time:               3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Length:            4 Hours *Must Attend Both Days
Location:          Student Union Ballroom

RESPOND is a program designed to teach the campus community (students, faculty, and staff) how to recognize and respond to mental health concerns.
The course is organized around the acronym RESPOND

Recognize signs
Empathize
Share concerns
Pose open questions
Offer hope
Navigate resources and policy 
Do self-care

Content includes a brief overview of mental health problems on college campuses, discussion about stigma and culture, an overview of signs associated with mental health problems. We define mental health problems broadly. The remainder of the course is focused on how to effectively respond with basic listening and empathy, risk assessment at the lay level, support, referral, and taking care of self (including appropriate boundaries based on role or personal preference).

We are breaking the 4 hour training down into two, 2 hour trainings on Feb 1st from 3-5pm and Feb 2nd from 3-5pm. *You must attend both trainings. We are adhering to COVID mitigation measures and will adjust the training as necessary.

Please register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfFtBpXqknzTB1THPGtLkCHfcbZJOsDWgHDQUroiXlKXzlj5g/viewform

Questions can be directed to Rachel Mayfield at rmayfield@nwmissouri.edu or Kristen Peltz at kpeltz@nwmissouri.edu.


Build a Momentum Mindset: Stress Reducers and Resilience Boosters to Conquer Change and Uncertainty

Build a Momentum Mindset: Stress Reducers and Resilience Boosters to Conquer Change and Uncertainty

Kim Becking, Motivational Keynote Speaker
Momentum Motivation, LLC

www.kimbecking.com

Date:               Monday, February 22, 2021
Time:               11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. 
Length:            60 Minutes
Location:          Student Union Ballroom

Change, uncertainity and disruption are guaranteed - especially now. But growth and progress are not. How you deal with this ever-changing high stress pandemic and post-pandemic world is completely up to you. You have a choice. You can stay stuck or develop a Momentum Mindset® so that you can shift, move forward and grow with grit in the midst of change and uncertainity. 

Kim shares her own stories of resilience in life and business with healthy doses of vulnerability, humor, and motivation and will share how to use resilience to not only navigate and cope during change and uncertainty, but build a Momentum Mindset where you push past limited thinking and use the adversity, change and uncertainty in your life and the world as the fuel needed to propel you forward – stronger and better than before.

Leave this program equipped with the tools you need to transform your mindset to shift and think differently, reduce stress, conquer change and challenges and create the everyday resilience required in this ever-changing complex pandemic world to build momentum and accelerate your success no matter what.

Leave this program learning how to:

  • Enhance your ability to adapt to change, deal with the unexpected and develop greater flexibility and become a champion of change, instead of a resister to change
  • Develop key techniques and simple mindset shifts you can use to reduce stress and overwhelm and boost your resilience
  • Maintain a positive attitude, create more focus, and become more present, productive, engaged and connected
  • Develop the grit needed to succeed in the midst of change, adversity and the unexpected and how to use that grit to deal with difficult people, tough conversations and hard issues.

Implicit Bias and How to Address It

Implicit Bias and How to Address It

Dr. Justin Mallett, Assistant Vice President
Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Date:      Tuesday, March 2, 2021 
Time:      11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. or 3:30 p.m.
Length:   60 Minutes
Location: Student Union Towerview

This presentation is a continuation of developing cultural competency and understanding. Dr. Mallett will define implicit bias, identify the different types of implicit bias and provide a roadmap on how to address implicit bias. This session will allow participants to understand the role implicit bias has in their everyday life.

 


Grad School 101

Grad School 101

Hannah Christian, Assistant Director
Career Services

Date:      Thursday, March 18, 2021 
Time:      10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 2:00 p.m.
Length:   60 Minutes
Location: Student Union Boardroom

Searching for, selecting and applying to graduate school can be an intimidating process. Students often do not know where to start or even who to turn to in order to ask questions. In this session Hannah Christian, the Assistant Director of Career Services, will demystify the process and provide insights, tips and guidance to anyone considering graduate school in the future. Topics will include researching programs and options, the various types of admissions tests, preparing an academic CV, creating a personal statement or admissions essay and admissions interviews.


If You Never Ask, You'll Never Get!

If You Never Ask, You'll Never Get!

Mary Redmond, Speakers, Negotiator, Coach, & Consultant 
FearLess Negotiator
www.maryaredmond.com

Date:               Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Time:               11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. 
Length:            60 Minutes
Location:          Student Union Ballroom

Negotiation is part of life. From the moment we do or dont press the snooze button at 6:00AM or set the alarm at Midnight, before falling asleep, were negotiating. Big or small, negotiations take place all day long.

Some of the most difficult negotiation are those we have with ourselves. How often have you debated your breakfast choice? Yogurt and fruit or cold pizza?  Do I work-out or not?  Beer or wine?

Soon, most of you will seek full-time employment in your career field. Your negotiation is for bigger stakes. A first career job and salary, an apartment lease, a more dependable vehicle. 

There are 5-Steps to Successful Negotiation. The Steps take you to what You Want, Need and Deserve!   If I want to Negotiate, I Must be H.E.A.R.D. Mary’s process is called the H.E.A.R.D. Process.

Homework:

  1. Research the market, opportunity, the salary range, the company, and the person you’ll negotiate with.
  2. Decide What you Want, Need and Deserve.
  3. Set a timeline/deadline.
Explore:
  1. Ask probing questions.
  2. Use Who, What, When, Where, Why and How.
  3. Learn how to spot a real offer from a bluff or a lie.

 Assess:

  1. What do I still need to know?
  2. Confirm you’re talking to the decision maker.
  3. Confirm Understanding.

 Recommend:

  1. Review
  2. Recommend.
  3. Renegotiate

Document:

  1. Draft
  2. Proof
  3. Sign and Execute.