Student Workshops and Courses
Be Well Wednesdays
Are you feeling stressed? Do you like free tea? Be Well Wednesdays is an interactive workshop offered weekly where you can learn to identify and manage your own stress through relaxation and stress management techniques. You will be provided with a better understanding of the nature of stress by exploring signs and symptoms, sources and triggers, and underlying functions. We will discuss a variety of stress reduction and management strategies and by the end of the workshop you will be able to identify the strategies that are right for you. The goal is to provide you with the tools and techniques to respond to your daily life stressors in a positive way and to ultimately feel less stressed. Complimentary tea will be provided!
Offered Wednesdays, Weeks 1-10 2:00-2:50 p.m., The Duck Nest in the EMU
Additional workshops TBA
Are you a member of a student group or campus organization that would like to collaborate on an open workshop? If so, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and ask about collaboration. Examples of workshop topics are below.
These workshops are accessible to students with disabilities.
Please contact 541-346-3227 to request accommodations.
Sample Workshop Topics:
- The Balancing Act: Managing Stress and Learning Relaxation
Learning about the good and bad of stress and ways to cope that work for you. New stress management skills are learned through experiential exercises
- Testing Your Best: Taking Control of Test Anxiety
Addressing techniques and strategies to reduce panic and overcome test anxiety.
- Love My Body, Nourish My Body
Building awareness around body image and eating habits. Learn to build positive coping strategies while nourishing one's body in a healthy way.
- Loving From Afar: Managing Long-Distance Relationships
Learning communication tips, how to maintain affection, and coping with issues of trust.
- Beating the Blues: Understanding Depression
Discussing facts about depression, how to manage mood, and practicing behavioral coping strategies.
- Saving Lives: Learning about and Helping to Prevent Suicide
Presenting the truth about suicide. Learning strategies and skills to help prevent and reduce the risk of suicide.
- Taking a Stand: Confronting Issues of Racism and Prejudice
Addressing issues of racism, prejudice, and bias on campus, in the community, and in society. Discussion of power and privilege.
Additional Topics Covered in the Past:
- Grief & Loss
- Social Anxiety
- Transitioning to the UO
- Sexual Orientation / Sexual Identity
- Fear of Success / Fear of Failure
- Resolving Interpersonal Conflict
- Building Leadership Skills
- Family Relationships
- Coping with Illness
- Gender Issues
- Building Communication Skills