Student Counseling Services is excited to introduce eight workshops designed to help you learn useful skills and tools to increase well-being and improve coping. Workshops will be held every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Convenient locations throughout campus make it easy for you to attend between classes, work, and extracurricular activities. You do not need to be an SCS client and no registration is required.
Contact Student Counseling Services at (309) 438-3655, email our Outreach Coordinator, Dr. Jillian Cooper-Richardson, or stop by our office in the Student Services Building, Room 320, for more information.
Workshop Descriptions Fall 2018
ABC’s of Relationships - Assertiveness, Boundaries, Communication – Struggle to stand up for yourself? Feel like others take advantage of you? Learn ways to set healthy boundaries, express your needs, and communicate effectively with everyone in your life.
Beating the Blues – Feeling down? Depression can manifest in a variety of ways. Learn how to recognize your symptoms and how they might be impacting your functioning in everyday life. You will also learn useful ways to cope with your symptoms and improve your overall wellbeing.
De-stress for Success – Does the thought of taking a test make you anxious? Do feelings of stress prevent you from studying? Learn ways to manage test anxiety and conquer your test fears.
Express Your Stress – Need a place to get away from the chaos of day-to-day life? Want a way to reduce your stress. Engage in basic art therapy, utilizing a variety of mediums to express your feelings and reduce your overall stress. Guaranteed to make you feel better.
Managing Anxiety – Life can be stressful and we all feel anxious from time to time. If your anxiety is interfering with grades, classes, relationships, work, or any part of your life, it’s time to learn how to manage anxiety more effectively. Learn how to recognize the symptoms of anxiety and develop strategies to address your concerns.
Self-Care is for Everyone – Do you spend your day running from one commitment to another? Do you come home at the end of the day and crash, without taking a second for yourself? Self-care is essential to our health, physically and mentally. Learn easy ways to incorporate self-care into your daily routine and increase your overall wellbeing.
Social Anxiety – Social anxiety can really get in the way at college. It sucks the joy out of parties and casual social gatherings. Learn the symptoms of social anxiety and ways to reduce the impact it has on your relationships and life.
Transitions – Struggling to adapt to life on campus? Learn ways to adjust to college life and the natural transitions that occur during this phase of life.
|Managing Anxiety||September 10th||11:00am||Dobski Room - Bone Student Center|
|Transitions||September 12th||10:00am||Kong Room - Hewitt-Manchester|
|ABCs of Relationships||September 13th||4:00pm||Rosa Parks Room - Watterson|
|Transitions||September 17th||12:00pm||Dobski Room - Bone Student Center|
|Beating the Blues||September 19th||4:00pm||Kong Room - Hewitt-Manchester|
|Managing Anxiety||September 20th||4:00pm||Rosa Parks Room - Watterson|
|Self-Care is for Everyone||September 24th||11:00am||Rosa Parks Room - Watterson|
|Managing Anxiety||September 26th||12:00pm||Schroeder Room 108|
|ABCs of Relationships||September 27th||9:00am||Dobski Room - Bone Student Center|
|Beating the Blues||October 1st||2:00pm||Dobski Room - Bone Student Center|
|Self-Care is for Everyone||October 3rd||1:00pm||Kong Room - Hewitt-Manchester|
|Managing Anxiety||October 4th||9:30am||Rosa Parks Room - Watterson|
|ABCs of Relationships||October 8th||2:00pm||Rosa Parks Room - Watterson|
|Managing Anxiety||October 10th||1:00pm||3rd Floor East Lounge - Bone Student Center|
|De-Stress for Success||October 11th||4:00pm||Dobski Room - Bone Student Center|
|Express Your Stress||October 15th||10:00am||Kong Room - Hewitt-Manchester|
|Managing Anxiety||October 17th||4:00pm||Schroeder Room 108|
|Social Anxiety||October 18th||9:30am||Schroeder Room 203|
|Managing Anxiety||October 22nd||12:00pm||Kong Room - Hewitt-Manchester|
|Beating the Blues||October 24th||11:00am||Dobski Room - Bone Student Center|
|Self-Care is for Everyone||October 25th||4:00pm||Rosa Parks Room - Watterson|
|ABCs of Relationships||October 29th||1:00pm||Kong Room - Hewitt-Manchester|
|Express Your Stress||October 31st||3:30pm||Rosa Parks Room - Watterson|
|Beating the Blues||November 1st||9:00am||Dobski Room - Bone Student Center|
|Self-Care is for Everyone||November 5th||12:00pm||Spotlight Room - Bone Student Center|
|ABCs of Relationships||November 7th||2:00pm||Schroeder Room 108|
|Managing Anxiety||November 8th||4:00pm||Kong Room - Hewitt-Manchester|
|Social Anxiety||November 12th||9:00am||Kong Room - Hewitt-Manchester|
|Managing Anxiety||November 14th||9:00am||Rosa Parks Room - Watterson|
|Express Your Stress||November 15th||4:00pm||Spotlight Room - Bone Student Center|
|Social Anxiety||November 26th||12:00pm||Rosa Parks Room - Watterson|
|Managing Anxiety||November 28th||4:00pm||Kong Room - Hewitt-Manchester|
|ABCs of Relationships||November 29th||9:30am||Dobski Room - Bone Student Center|
|Self-Care is for Everyone||December 3rd||12:00pm||Dobski Room - Bone Student Center|
|De-Stress for Success||December 5th||12:00pm||Kong Room - Hewitt-Manchester|
|Express Your Stress||December 6th||3:30pm||Schroeder Room 117|