Workshops Offered

**Currently all workshops are offered through Zoom due to COVID protection protocols**

 

Safety

Street Safety for the Urban Explorer

This workshop teaches you how to stay safe in the Big City. Participants will learn how to recognize and avoid opportunistic crimes. Using demonstrations and easy safety strategies, you’ll discover how to maximize your personal safety.

Communication

Conquering Conflict

Conflict, a natural part of life, can occur at any time and in any professional or personal relationships.  Successfully managing a conflict starts with understanding how you react in these tense situations.  Workshop participants will identify their “hot buttons, be introduced to the Five Styles of Conflict Resolution, learn how to stay in control during a conflict, and gain communication tools and insight to successfully navigate conflict.

Healthy Relationships

Relationships with Friends or Partners: What's Healthy?

Do you know when you are in a healthy or unhealthy relationship? What does that feel like?  What should your partner/friend be doing or not doing?  Get the answer to these and other critical relationship questions.  This workshop looks at the areas of boundaries, trust, healthy behavior, communication, and sex. Walk-in wondering and walk out knowing.

Sexual Health

Who Wants to be a Sexpert?

Here’s your chance to match your Sextelligence against your club members, suitemates, and classmates! Based on the game “Jeopardy,” this workshop lets you pick categories such as “What is this?” or “How do I get rid of this?” You will have fun learning about safe sex practices, STI symptoms, how STI’s are spread and more!

Stress Management

Minimizing Stress, Maximizing Learning

Stress we all go through it! In this unique session, we will show you how stress can negatively affect your grades and your ability to learn. It will give you the knowledge and tools needed to manage stress and maximize your learning such as creating a study space, the importance of remaining calm during exams, and unhealthy habits to avoid.

Study Smart

This session explores how humans learn. Participants will be introduced to 4 styles of studying, 7 styles of learning, unproductive study habits, and how stress negatively affects learning. If you feel like you studied hard but get to the test and realize you didn’t study enough then this workshop is for you! Once you know, you will be able to study more effectively!

Self-care is Self Preservation

It's been a hectic week filled with deadlines, exams, and lots of work.  Your fatigue and stress feels almost overwhelming.  For all that you do, are you taking the time to recharge, heal, and support your overall health? This workshop encourages attendees to spend quality time on their well-being and to not feel guilty.  It motivates and provides the tools to help make self-care happen.  Participants will learn about: the Seven Pillars of Self-care, its definition of use, the risks associated with self-neglect, and gain the ideas and guidance needed to make self-care number one on their to-do-list.

Time Management for the Busy Student

(Available after September 20th, 2020)

Are you in control of your time and tasks or do you feel your tasks are in control of you? Come to this workshops to learn how to use time effectively and efficiently. In this short but fun workshop, you'll learn the obstacles of time management, why we procrastinate, how to get organized and healthy skills and habits to manage productivity and stress.

 

Responsible Drinking

Keg of Knowledge

Don’t just drink out of the keg, impress your friends with your keg of knowledge! This hands-on workshop is purposefully designed with information that will equip you with the knowledge of safe drinking practices. Participants will get to play the fast-paced game of “slamming shots” (and no, its not with alcohol).  Learn how to drink with all of the fun and manage the risk!

Overall Well-being

Think Pink

It’s important for everyone to understand the risk factors associated with breast cancer but even more important to know the steps that you can take to improve your breast health. This workshop will give you a basic understanding of how nutrition, exercise, and stress management play a significant role in supporting breast health. Participants will learn the proper technique of a self-breast examination and get to feel actual “lumps” in breast models.

 

**Currently all workshops are offered through Zoom due to COVID protection protocols**