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Surviving College 101 Drop In Workshop

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Time: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Younkin Success Center, Rm 150

In this 4 part workshop series (come to one, some or all!)  will focus on learning skills to address the many challenges associated with transitioning to college (i.e. stress, relationships, independence, identity formation, and responsibility). We will also engage in dialogue about unique, covert challenges that are often overlooked, such as  depression and anxiety. Our focus is to have a conversation that addresses and normalizes these concerns while utilizing coping skills and campus resources to help students navigate the college experience successfully.

  • 1/16Finding your Authentic Self Students will explore the challenges of navigating campus life, creating meaningful friendships, and creating a new identity as independent adults.
  • 1/23Balancing Act - Students will identify healthy ways to balance the demanding rigors of college and extracurricular freedoms. 
  • 1/30The Power of “The Ask” – Students will learn key tools to increase self-advocacy skills and overcome internal and external barriers.
  • 2/6- Mental Health Awareness - Students will discuss common mental health concerns on college campuses and learn effective coping skills and suicide prevention techniques.
  • 2/13- Thank U, Next: Surviving Breakups Students will explore challenges associated with breakups of romantic relationships and identify ways to cope and care for themselves during this period of change and transition.
  • 2/20Finding Your Authentic Self Students will explore the challenges of navigating campus life, creating meaningful friendships, and creating a new identity as independent adults.
  • 2/27Balancing Act - Students will identify healthy ways to balance the demanding rigors of college and extracurricular freedoms. 
  • 3/6The Power of “The Ask” – Students will learn key tools to increase self-advocacy skills and overcome internal and external barriers.
  • 3/20Mental Health Awareness - Students will discuss common mental health concerns on college campuses and learn effective coping skills and suicide prevention techniques.
  • 3/27Finding your Authentic Self Students will explore the challenges of navigating campus life, creating meaningful friendships, and creating a new identity as independent adults.
  • 4/3- Balancing Act - Students will identify healthy ways to balance the demanding rigors of college and extracurricular freedoms. 
  • 4/10Transitioning Back Home - Students will explore and navigate common issues with transitioning back home for short-term and longer-term for breaks and holidays. Students will  identify ways to engage in self-care when returning to this environment after the adjustment to college. 
  • 4/17The Power of “The Ask” – Students will learn key tools to increase self-advocacy skills and overcome internal and external barriers.
  • 4/24Mental Health Awareness - Students will discuss common mental health concerns on college campuses and learn effective coping skills and suicide prevention techniques.

 

Objective 1- Identify common and unique stressors that impact college students

Objective 2- Develop coping skills and identify campus resources to help navigate tough transitions

Objective 3- Recognize growth edges in self-autonomy, identity development, and personal responsibility

 

Please contact the front desk at 614-292-5766 or email Alex or Carla for more information

Carla Eugene
Counseling and Consultation Service
614-292-5766

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