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Skills Workshops
&
mindfulness programs

 

Our mission

The University Counseling Center skill-building workshops and mindfulness programs support student wellbeing and success from a holistic, strength-based, culturally affirming, and person centered approach.

What we offer

 

Live Facilitated Mindfulness Meditations

Drop-in Mindfulness Sessions


Drop-in for a FREE facilitated 30-minute meditation session starting August 21, 2023. 

Mondays  @ 11 AM
Fridays @ 1 PM

NO registration required, just join our zoom meeting.  Participants can attend as many times as they like so long as they are a student, faculty, or staff of the U. See our flyer for more information about how to join.

Drop-in meditation sessions are led by a rotating group of facilitators who are staff of the University Counseling Center.  Sessions are not conducted during semester breaks or university holidays. 

 

Skills Workshops

Cultivating Connection


For Faculty, Staff and Students

This FREE 4-week relationship workshop is provided online, and is designed to help partners increase closeness by replacing ineffective conflict behaviors with positive interactions. All partners are asked to attend the workshop simultaneously, and it is highly recommended that they start at module one.

  • Series 3: Wed., 12 PM - 1 PM,  May 22 - Jun. 12 (online)


Individuals affiliated with U of U must register online to attend. Please, be aware that registrations submitted after the 2nd module of the series concluded will not be considered.

*Partners do not have to be U of U affiliated.

Trauma Triage


For Students

This is a FREE supportive virtual workshop offered in collaboration with the Center for Student Wellness, and is designed to empower participants with skills and knowledge to manage the impacts of difficult events they have personally experienced. The workshop is provided as a series of 4 weekly sessions, and aims to provide an accessible space for campus members as a first step before accessing longer-term supportive services or as a refresher for folx who may want to increase their supportive resources. 

  • Series 1: Thurs., 4 PM - 5 PM,  Jun. 6 - Jun. 27 (online)

Campus members who are in active crisis are encouraged to utilize the UCC’s Crisis Services or other campus crisis resources.

All participants must register online to attend. 

Taming Stress


For Students, Faculty and Staff

This is a FREE 2-week workshop provided in series of 2 modules. Some series are provided online (zoom link provided after registration), and others in person (see our location at the bottom of the webpage). Participants will learn effective and practical skills they can use to cope with stress, anxiety and depression, as well as the distress of these challenging times.

The series schedule is as follows, excluding holidays and breaks:

  • No in-person sessions scheduled at this time

All participants must register online to attend. Please, be aware that registrations submitted after the 2nd module of the series concluded will not be considered.

Taming Stress - Virtual


For Students, Faculty and Staff

This is a FREE 2-week workshop provided in series of 2 modules. Some series are provided online (zoom link provided after registration), and others in person (see our location at the bottom of the webpage). Participants will learn effective and practical skills they can use to cope with stress, anxiety and depression, as well as the distress of these challenging times.

The series schedule is as follows, excluding holidays and breaks:

  • Series 1: Tue., 3 PM – 4 PM, May 21 - May 28 (online)
  • Series 2: Tue., 3 PM – 4 PM, Jun. 4 - Jun. 11 (online)
  • Series 3: Tue., 3 PM – 4 PM, Jun. 18 - Jun. 25 (online)
  • Series 4: Tue., 3 PM – 4 PM, Jul. 2 - Jul. 9 (online)
  • Series 5: Tue., 3 PM – 4 PM, Jul. 23 - Jul. 30 (online)

All participants must register online to attend. Please, be aware that registrations submitted after the 2nd module of the series concluded will not be considered.

Mindful Authentic Living


For Students, Faculty and Staff

 This is a FREE 6-week workshop, provided in series of 6 modules. Participants will learn and practice ways to increase self-awareness and self-understanding, to cultivate personal authenticity, and deepen life meaning. 

The series schedule is as follows, excluding holidays and breaks:

  • Series 1: Mon., 11 AM – 12 PM, Jun. 3 - Jul. 15 (online)


The workshop meets on zoom; the link will be sent after registration.

All participants must register online to attend. Please, be aware that registrations submitted after the 3rd module of the series concluded will not be considered.

Interpersonal Effectiveness


For Students, Faculty and Staff

This is a FREE 4-week workshop, offered by zoom (invitation provided after registration). The series include a set of 4 modules. Participants will refine skills to develop and maintain meaningful rewarding relationships, while engaging in them authentically.  It is highly recommended that participants start attending the workshop at module 1, and commit to attending all modules to gain the most benefit from the workshop.

The series schedule is as follows, excluding holidays and breaks:

  • Series 1: Wed., 1 PM – 2 PM, Jun. 5 - Jun. 26 (online)

All participants must register online to attend.Please, be aware that registrations submitted after the 2nd module of the series you elect concluded will not be considered.

Mental Coaching for Success


For Students

This FREE 4-week workshop is offered in person in a series of 4 modules. It is designed to help students gain practical skills to help with planning, organization, time management, focus, and avoiding procrastination. It is highly recommended that participants start at module one, if possible.

  • Series 1: Thu., 3 PM – 4 PM, May 23 - Jun. 13 (SSB 380)
  • Series 2: Thu., 3 PM – 4 PM, Jun. 20 - Jul. 18 (SSB 380)


All participants must register online to attend. Please, be aware that registrations submitted after the 3rd module of the series concluded will not be considered.

Breaking Burnout


For Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students

This FREE 4-week workshop is offered by zoom meeting (invitation provided after registration), in series of 4 modules.  The workshop is designed to introduce participants to mindful strategies for balancing work-life stress.  Come learn effective coping tools for navigating the responsibilities of different life roles as well as techniques for managing stress and anxiety.

  • Series 1: Mon., 1 PM – 2 PM, Jun. 3 - Jul. 1 (online)


All participants must register online to attend. Please, be aware that registrations submitted after the 3rd module of the series concluded will not be considered.

Do It Scared: Tackling Social Anxiety


For Students, Faculty, and Staff

This FREE 60 min workshop is provided in a one-time meeting session. Participants will learn to understand what social anxiety is, how is can be treated and help students get connected to resources that best meet their needs.

  •  No sessions scheduled at this time

All participants must register online to attend. 

THE SECRET TO MOTIVATION


For Students, Faculty, and Staff

This FREE 1-day workshop is provided in person (see our location at the bottom of the webpage). Participants will learn to identify current barriers to motivation, clarifying values that relate to long-term goals, and then using SMART goals to move towards incremental change.

  • No sessions scheduled at this time

All participants must register online to attend. 

 

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Last Updated: 7/10/24