Virtual workshops will be added to this page as they are made available. We also offer videos for students to view as well as informational handouts to download.

RBHS professional students are welcome to attend workshops. For clinical services, RBHS students should reach out to the Rutgers – University Behavioral Healthcare:

Student Wellness Program
242 Old New Brunswick Road
Piscataway, NJ
(732) 235-5930 and (732) 235-5933

Mental Health Trainings Fall 2021

Mental Health First Aid  

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This training — which focuses on the unique experiences and needs of college students — gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care and resources. Open to students, faculty, and staff members. There are two learning options:

VIRTUAL. First Aiders will complete a 2-hour, self-paced online course, and then participate in a 7-hour, Instructor-led video conference.

BLENDED LEARNING. After completing a 2-hour, self-paced online course, First Aiders will participate in a 7-hour, in-person, Instructor-led class.

To register go to : https://bit.ly/rumhfafall2021 ; registration is limited.

 

Trainings in Fall 2021:

VIRTUAL, Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 9-4pm (Zoom)

BLENDED, Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 9-4pm (College Avenue)

 

Contact Kate.woodside@rutgers.edu with additional questions, to schedule a training with individual units, or to cancel or change your enrollment.

Campus Connect Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

This training aims to increase knowledge about statistics, risk & protective factors, warning signs, and campus resources. Open to students, faculty and staff members.

To register, visit go.rutgers.edu/Campus-Connect; registration is limited.

 

Trainings in Fall 2021:

Monday, December 6, 9:30-11:30am (Zoom)

Wednesday, December 8, 10-12pm (In-person)

 

Contact Nikita.Cuvilje@rutgers.edu with questions or to schedule additional trainings with your staff.

Virtual Workshops Fall 2021

SHADES Show – Lights, Camera, SHADES! 

HOPE Peer Educators

Intended Audience: Open to All

Date: Friday, November 19, 7pm-8pm

SHADES offers discussions on a wide variety of issues from sexual health to sexuality, alcohol and other drugs, body image, LGBTQA issues, racism, relationships, and more.     

Connection Information:  

https://www.instagram.com/rustudenthealth

Sense of Self

CAPS Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Open to All

Date: Monday, November 22, 9pm-10pm

This workshop explores the five senses (Sight, Hearing, Taste, Touch, and Smell) to assist in mindfulness and relaxation. There are five different breathing exercises that will us each of your senses to meditate. This workshop does require that you have access to a flavored beverage or snack, a fragrance of your liking, a tactile object that you like to touch, and pencil and paper.

Connection Information: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/93517422017?pwd=TlJPekZQNUNaVTNWOVZnRDBhUFFsZz09

Alcohol and Other Drugs Workshop: The Party

HOPE Peer Educators

Intended Audience: Open to All

Date: Tuesday, November 23, 7pm-8pm

Coming to college, students are introduced to many new things, especially in the party scene. The Party: Breaking it Down addresses common ways to stay safe while at a party and the various ways that alcohol and other drugs can impact sexual decision-making. Students will be able to discuss how alcohol and other drugs affect the body and note various helpful resources on campus.

Connection Information:  

https://www.instagram.com/rustudenthealth

Sexual Health Workshop: HIV Basics

HOPE Peer Educators

Intended Audience: Open to All

Date: Wednesday, November 24, 7pm-8pm

This workshop is designed to inform students about HIV transmission, prevention, and testing. Discussion also includes communication skills and common myths about HIV.

Connection Information:  

https://www.instagram.com/rustudenthealth

The New Normal: Coexisting with COVID

CAPS Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Graduate Students

Date: Wednesday, November 24, 9pm-10pm

This is a space for student to discuss the challenges that have been created by the global pandemic. The workshop will provide students with strategies to manage any anxiety related to the pandemic. Students will be allowed to process some of their experiences throughout the pandemic for additional support and coping skills.        

Connection Information: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/98327624015?pwd=Z3VTKyttcFlxZjA1dlRMWld3Zm1Mdz09

Mental Health Workshop: Text Anxiety

HOPE Peer Educators

Intended Audience: Open to All

Date: Monday, November 29, 7pm-8pm

It is easy to feel overwhelmed and anxious when preparing for tests and exams. This workshop will provide the skills you need to effectively recognize and manage your test anxiety.

Connection Information:  

https://www.instagram.com/rustudenthealth

The New Normal: Coexisting with COVID

CAPS Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Open to All

Date: Monday, November 29, 9pm-10pm

This is a space for student to discuss the challenges that have been created by the global pandemic. The workshop will provide students with strategies to manage any anxiety related to the pandemic. Students will be allowed to process some of their experiences throughout the pandemic for additional support and coping skills.

Connection Information: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/93517422017?pwd=TlJPekZQNUNaVTNWOVZnRDBhUFFsZz09

Self-Acceptance: Learning to Love Yourself


CAPS Counselor: Dana Simons

Intended Audience: Graduate Students

Date: Wednesday, December 1, 1pm-2pm

Join Dana, along with your peers to talk about how you can learn to love yourself. We will talk about our inner critic, and how we can work toward letting go of self-judgment. Some of us can get into patterns of “people pleasing,” and prioritizing others’ needs above our own. Let’s get together and talk about how we can shift our perspectives and fully accept ourselves.

Connections Information
Meeting link: https://rutgers.webex.com/rutgers/j.php?MTID=m458f591bab35ee1363ebc0c18e23837b

Meeting number: 120 245 9460
Password: 6NUquhJmi32

More Ways To Join
Join by video system
Dial 1202459460@rutgers.webex.com

You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.
Join by phone: +1-650-429-3300 USA Toll/Access code: 120 245 9460

Nutrition Workshop: Nutrition LIVE!

HOPE Peer Educators

Intended Audience: Open to All

Date: Wednesday, December 1, 7pm-8pm

Participants will learn the basics about eating healthy and how nutrition can impact health.

Connection Information:  

https://www.instagram.com/rustudenthealth

Who am I? Understanding Ones Identity in Academia

CAPS Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Graduate Students

Date: Wednesday, December 1, 9pm-10pm

Using Dr. Pamela Haye’s “ADDRESSING Model” students will engage in exploring their identity. They will look at how their different cross sections of identity maybe impacted by the academic setting. Students will be supported with perspective taking and better understanding their value as a person.                       

Connection Information: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/98327624015?pwd=Z3VTKyttcFlxZjA1dlRMWld3Zm1Mdz09

SHADES Show: Lights, Camera, SHADES!

HOPE Peer Educators

Intended Audience: Open to All

Date: Friday, December 3, 7pm-8pm

SHADES offers discussions on a wide variety of issues from sexual health to sexuality, alcohol and other drugs, body image, LGBTQA issues, racism, relationships, and more.   

Connection Information:  

https://www.instagram.com/rustudenthealth

Who am I? Understanding Ones Identity in Academia

CAPS Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Open to All

Date:  Monday, December 6, 9pm-10pm

Using Dr. Pamela Haye’s “ADDRESSING Model” students will engage in exploring their identity. They will look at how their different cross sections of identity maybe impacted by the academic setting. Students will be supported with perspective taking and better understanding their value as a person.                       

Connection Information: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/93517422017?pwd=TlJPekZQNUNaVTNWOVZnRDBhUFFsZz09

Don’t Tip the Scale: Work Life Balance

CAPS Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Graduate Students

Date: Wednesday, December 8, 9pm – 10pm

Students will be introduced to the Dimensions of Wellness and the benefits of having a balanced life. It will support student in using the dimensions to recognize where they have strengths. The workshop will offer ways to create life balance amid academic responsibility.

Connection Information: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/98327624015?pwd=Z3VTKyttcFlxZjA1dlRMWld3Zm1Mdz09

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

CAPS Counselor: Dana Simons

Intended Audience: Graduate Students

Date:  Friday, December 10, 2pm – 3pm

Join Dana, along with your peers, as we focus on the here and now, without judgment, and practice several examples of mindfulness meditation exercises.

Connection Information
Meeting link: https://rutgers.webex.com/rutgers/j.php?MTID=m818a78beb6e42365de81e619bb0383de

Meeting number: 120 006 3147
Password: 2hxVrZQvC88

More Ways To Join
Join by video system
Dial 1200063147@rutgers.webex.com

You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.
Join by phone: +1-650-429-3300 USA Toll/Access code: 120 006 3147

Don’t Tip the Scale: Work Life Balance

CAPS Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Open to All

Date: Monday, December 13, 9pm – 10pm

Students will be introduced to the Dimensions of Wellness and the benefits of having a balanced life. It will support student in using the dimensions to recognize where they have strengths. The workshop will offer ways to create life balance amid academic responsibility.

Connection Information: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/93517422017?pwd=TlJPekZQNUNaVTNWOVZnRDBhUFFsZz09

The Broken Clock: Time Management

CAPS Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Graduate Students

Date: Wednesday, December 15, 9pm – 10pm

As time is forever changing and we must adjust to the pace of life, time management can be very difficult. This workshop is designed to assist students with their ability to be flexible with their time. They will also be supported in understanding how perfectionism can impact their ability to be efficient.              

Connection Information: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/98327624015?pwd=Z3VTKyttcFlxZjA1dlRMWld3Zm1Mdz09

The Broken Clock: Time Management

CAPS Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Open to All

Date: Monday, December 20, 9pm – 10pm

As time is forever changing and we must adjust to the pace of life, time management can be very difficult. This workshop is designed to assist students with their ability to be flexible with their time. They will also be supported in understanding how perfectionism can impact their ability to be efficient.

Connection Information: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/93517422017?pwd=TlJPekZQNUNaVTNWOVZnRDBhUFFsZz09

Sense of Self

CAPS Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Graduate Students

Date: Wednesday, December 22, 9pm – 10pm

This workshop explores the five senses (Sight, Hearing, Taste, Touch, and Smell) to assist in mindfulness and relaxation. There are five different breathing exercises that will us each of your senses to meditate. This workshop does require that you have access to a flavored beverage or snack, a fragrance of your liking, a tactile object that you like to touch, and pencil and paper.

Connection Information: https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/98327624015?pwd=Z3VTKyttcFlxZjA1dlRMWld3Zm1Mdz09