We offer educational presentations and trainings for students, staff, and faculty upon request. Presentations often focus on mental health topics, discussing Counseling Center services, social justice, and relational health. All of our presentations are designed in collaboration with campus partners or the organizations we are presenting to. If you have an idea of what you'd like, you can request a presentation and work with our staff to create one that fits your interests.
Some examples of presentation topics include:
- Effective communication
- How to support a student in distress
- Stress, anxiety, and/or depression
- Mindfulness and self-care
- Social justice
Workshops are offered periodically throughout the year, but are also avaible upon request. Workshops often take place in the form of interactive presentations and can be tailored to the specific needs of those requesting. Our workshop topics vary, but the are all intended to help support you and the rest of our campus community by addressing concerns and providing a space for open dialogue. You can check the UO Calendar for a complete list of our workshops.
Be Well Wednesdays
This interactive workshop offered weekly can help you learn to identify and manage stress through relaxation and stress management techniques. 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. You will be provided with a better understanding of what stress is by exploring its signs, symptoms, and sources. 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.
Coping with Anxiety
Are you feeling anxious? If so, come to this one-hour anxiety management workshop to gain a greater understanding of your anxiety and develop initial strategies for addressing anxiety symptoms and related challenges.
The Balancing Act: Managing Stress and Learning Relaxation
Learn about the good and bad of stress and stress management skills to cope that work for you.
Testing Your Best: Taking Control of Test Anxiety
Discuss techniques and strategies to reduce panic and overcome test anxiety.
Love My Body, Nourish My Body
Build awareness around body image, healthy eating habits, and positive coping strategies.
Loving From Afar: Managing Long-Distance Relationships
Learn about clear communication, ways to maintain affection, and coping with issues of trust.
Beating the Blues: Understanding Depression
Discuss facts about depression, how to manage mood, and behavioral coping strategies.
Taking a Stand: Confronting Issues of Racism and Prejudice
Address issues of racism, prejudice, and bias on campus, in the community, and in society.