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Wellness Workshops

Wellness Workshops

Monica Zeigel, Hope 4 All Coordinator 
Wellness Services

Dates:

  • Monday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m. - Nutrition (Student Union Meeting Room D)
  • Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m. - Art Therapy (Student Union Meeting Room D)
  • Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. - "I Will Listen" (Student Union Third Floor)
  • Tuesday, March 1, at 2 p.m. - Alcohol Truths and Myths (The Station)
  • Monday, March 21, at 1 p.m. - Cultivating Happiness (Student Union Meeting Room D)
  • Thursday, March 24, at 2 p.m. - Resiliency through Journaling (Student Union Meeting Room D)
  • Monday, April 4, at 1 p.m. - Balance (Student Union Meeting Room D)
  • Tuesday, April 5, at 2 p.m. - Stress (The Station)

Length: Each session is 50 minutes

These workshops will offer various topics as indicated above. Resources, activities, improving mental wellness, and normalizing mental illness are important topics in all these workshops. No registration is required.


RESPOND

RESPOND

Monica Zeigel, Hope 4 All Coordinator
W
ellness Services

Dates: Tuesday, Jan. 25 (The Station Center), and Wednesday, Jan. 26 (Student Union Tower View Room). These training dates are for faculty and staff only.
Time: 3 - 5 p.m. 
Length: 4 hours (must attend both days)

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 by 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, and an overview of signs associated with mental health problems. The remainder of the course is focused on how to effectively respond with basic listening and empathy, risk assessment support, referral, and taking care of self, including appropriate boundaries based on role or personal preference). This course is designed to be interactive.

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What's Tripping Your Triggers? Keeping Your Cool When Situations Get Hot!

What's Tripping Your Triggers? Keeping Your Cool When Situations Get Hot!

Kathleen Randall, CSP
Randall Resources International
www.randallresourcesint.com 

Date: Thursday, Feb. 24
Time: 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. 
Length: 60 minutes
Location: Student Union Ballroom

Do you handle conflict well ... or does event the thought of it make you uncomfortable? Conflict is all around you ... even on social media. But what you do with conflict ... both in-person and virtually, can and will determine your outcomes ... both personally and professionally!

Join us for this interactive session as we uncover

  • Insights as to how people react and why
  • What pushes your hot buttons
  • How your reactions on social media will also impact you
  • Tools and skills to help you effectively respond to triggers and emotions –both in-person and virtually.

Cultivating Work Culture

Cultivating Work Culture

Career Services and a special employer guest

Date: Monday, March 21
Time: 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.  
Length: 60 minutes
Location: Student Union Ballroom

Now more than ever the culture of your workplace matters – it impacts every part of a business from recruitment, engagement, satisfaction and overall performance. But how do you create a positive work culture? In these interactive sessions, Career Services and a special employer guest will discuss several key aspects to a great workplace culture including: 

  • Why work culture matters
  • How to determine if you “fit” with the culture of an organization
  • How to change the culture of an organization
  • How to leave a toxic culture

Heart-Led Leadership: How to Connect, Engage and Show Up as Your Best Self During Change and Challenges

Heart-Led Leadership: How to Connect, Engage and Show Up as Your Best Self During Change and Challenges

Kim Becking, motivational keynote speaker
Momentum Motivation, LLC
www.kimbecking.com 

Date: Wednesday, March 30
Time: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m.
Length: 60 minutes
Location: Student Union Ballroom

Connection is the heartbeat of life and leadership – especially during uncertain times. The reality is that motivating and leading yourself and connecting with others during change and challenges – much less a pandemic – can be a challenge to say the least. The reality is that ongoing change and uncertainty for this sustained period of time is taking a toll on you and with everyone you interact with. Having self-awareness of your own emotions during this time and the emotions of those around you is critical. Understanding emotional intelligence and having emotional agility is no longer a soft skill. In this ever-changing world, these are going to be required skills moving forward. 

In this engaging session, Kim will share keys to build resilient leadership so that you can effectively connect and boost the resilience of yourself and connect at a deeper level with others – unlocking the power of emotional intelligence and emotional agility.

Leave this program learning how to:

  • Become a more empathetic and compassionate leader by learning the keys to resilient leadership
  • Identify specific strategies to connect, engage and keep yourself and those around you motivated during this time
  • How to build more confidence when talking about the power of emotions in the workplace
  • Understand the power of emotional intelligence and how empathy and compassion can allow you to show up as your best self
  • Develop the skills to help yourself and others become more adaptable to change and more resilient

No More Excuses: Own Your Success

No More Excuses: Own Your Success

Marquita Miller-Joshua, speaker and author
Five Star Tax & Business Solutions
www.marquitamiller.com 

Date: Tuesday, April 26
Time: 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.
Length: 60 minutes
Location: Student Union Ballroom

This presentation will be interactive and high energy with a little humor but a plethora of information. Mrs. Miller-Joshua will empower participants by giving them the necessary knowledge and inspiration to own their success. While ensuring everyone is aware that education is a key step in accomplishing life goals, Mrs. Miller-Joshua will also deliver a dynamic message, motivating participants to excel with an attitude of “No more excuses, only results!”