The following are all drop-in virtual workshops. No registration is necessary. These virtual workshops are NOT therapy or psychological treatment. The workshops are held via Webex and led by CAPS staff. Rutgers students need a phone or internet connection for video.

**Please email Annmarie Wacha-Montes at annmarie.wachamontes@rutgers.edu in advance with questions or for accommodations.

 

RBHS professional students are welcome to attend the 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

CAPS: Music Mondays AKA Beat Break

Weekly Mondays: 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14

4:30-5:30 pm

Audience: Open to all

This is a workshop that uses music as a tool to help assist participants to stretch their distress tolerance. The process helps participants use the art of breath to self-regulate while being stretched emotionally through music.

Join by Webex.

Meeting ID: 982 5997 3096; Password: 633260

HOPE: Campus Connect Suicide Prevention Training

Wednesday, 9/16; 2:00-4:00 pm

Thursday, 10/8; 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Monday, 10/26; 2:00-4:00pm

Tuesday, 11/17; 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Tuesday, 12/8; 2:00-4:00pm

Audience: Open to all

Learn how to recognize someone in crisis, practical skills for initiating a conversation, and making the appropriate referral to CAPS. The 2-hour workshop is open to staff, faculty, and students.

Register at bit.ly/rucampusconnectfall2020.

Contact Nikita Correa nikita.correa@rutgers.edu for more information.

CAPS: Mindfulness Yoga

Weekly Tuesdays, 5:30-6:15 pm

Weekly Thursdays, 12:30-1:15 pm

Audience: Open to all

Mindfulness is the caring, compassionate, non-judgmental, non-reactive awareness of our own experience, our thoughts, our emotions, our physical sensations, and the world around us. Mindfulness arises “through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally” (Jon Kabat-Zinn). Meditation is practiced in session to build the skill of mindfulness-awareness. Rutgers students and staff are welcomed.

Download the RUREC2GO App to register

CAPS: Virtual Support Workshop Series for Chinese Students

Bi-Weekly Thursdays: 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3

2:00-3:30 pm

Audience: International Students

Do you feel lonely at home and want to talk to your peers? Do you feel unmotivated taking online classes? Do you want to make new friends virtually and learn new skills? You are not alone! Join CAPS staff Yushi, and other Rutgers international students from China to discuss ways to manage stress, combat procrastination, gain more willpower, learn effective communication skills, as well as supporting each other during COVID-19 while home is far away. This workshop will be offered in Mandarin Chinese.

Join by Zoom.

Meeting ID: 949 0250 1095; Password: 804692

CAPS: Sense of Self

Weekly Thursdays: 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17

3:30-4:30 pm

Audience: Open to all

This workshop is designed to help participants develop self-soothing techniques through the use of sensory stimulation and mindfulness. The workshop will focus on a different sense each week and after six weeks it will recycle. Week one will be an introduction to the concept of sensory stimulation for soothing and each subsequent week will focus on a different sense.

Join by Webex.

Meeting ID: 952 9742 8235; Password: 901300

CAPS: Working Through Anger, Resentment, and Conflict

Tuesday, 12/1

4:00-5:00 pm

Audience: Members of Rutgers Hillel

Agenda: Join Community Based Counselor Dana, along with your peers at Hillel, as we discuss techniques and strategies to address conflict and let go of resentment. We will talk about anger as a healthy emotion, and discuss various ways we can express and discharge angry feelings in a productive way.

Join by Webex.

Meeting number: 120 400 2548

Password: zkVGddM3Y79

Join by video system

Dial 1204002548@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: 120 400 2548

Coffee with CAPS

Tuesday, 12/1

4:00-5:00 pm

Audience: Faculty/Staff

Join a conversation to help our Rutgers students navigate the impacts of the transition to fall and current events related to COVID-19 and racial injustices. Let us discuss ways to strengthen the supports you offer students and how to connect them to resources.

Join by Webex.

Access Code: 120 434 5891; Password: tbNvhwVP667

Join by phone: +1-650-429-3300 USA Toll

CAPS: Working through Anger, Resentment, and Conflict

Wednesday, 12/2

3:00-4:00 pm

Audience: Graduate Students

Join Dana, along with your peers as we discuss techniques and strategies to address conflict and let go of resentment. We will talk about anger as a healthy emotion, and discuss various ways we can express and discharge angry feelings in a productive way.

Join by Webex.

Access Code: : 120 284 7624; Password: mmVdtR3GH66

Join by Phone: +1-650-429-3300 USA Toll

HOPE Mini Workshop: Preparing For Finals

Friday, 12/4

12:00-12:15 pm

Audience: Open to all

We know preparing for finals can be tough. Join a HOPE Peer Educator on Instagram Live (@rustudenthealth) as they take you through their tips for a successful end to the semester!

Join on Instagram Live.

CAPS: Self-Acceptance: Learning to Love Yourself

Tuesday, 12/8

2:00-3:00 pm

Audience: Graduate Students

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.

Join by Webex.

Access Code: : 120 332 8640; Password: Y3ywcE2kVh3

Join by Phone: +1-650-429-3300 USA Toll

CAPS: Self-Acceptance: Learning to Love Yourself

Tuesday, 12/8

7:00-8:00 pm

Audience: Members of Rutgers Hillel

Agenda: Join Community Based Counselor Dana, along with your peers at Hillel, 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.

Join by Webex.

Meeting number: 120 510 3183

Password: JHv6r4AWbp2

Join by video system

Dial 1205103183@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: 120 510 3183