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:

BLENDED, Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 9-4pm (Busch)

VIRTUAL, Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 9-4pm (Zoom)

VIRTUAL, Thursday, October 21, 2021, 9-4pm (Zoom)

BLENDED, Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 9-4pm (Livingston)

VIRTUAL, Friday, November 12, 2021, 9-4pm (Zoom)

VIRTUAL, Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 9-4pm (Zoom)

BLENDED, Thursday, November 18, 2021, 9-4pm (Douglass)

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 or to schedule a training with individual units.

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, go to bit.ly/rucampusconnectfall2021; registration is limited.

 

Trainings in Fall 2021:

Monday, September 13, 9:30-11:30am (Zoom)

Wednesday, September 15, 10-12pm (In-person)

Monday, October 11, 9:30-11:30am (Zoom)

Wednesday, October 13, 10-12pm (In-person)

Monday, November 15, 9:30-11:30am (Zoom)

Wednesday, November 17, 10-12pm (In-person)

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.

CAPS Virtual Workshops Fall 2021

Sense of Self

Counselor: Shan Reeves

Open to All

Dates Offered: Mondays, 9:00-10:00 pm

September 13, October 18, November 22

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

The New Normal: Coexisting with COVID

Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Graduate Students

Dates Offered: Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00 pm

September 15, October 20, November 24

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

The New Normal: Coexisting with COVID

Counselor: Shan Reeves

Open to All

Dates Offered: Mondays, 9:00-10:00 pm

September 20, October 25, November 29

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

Who am I? Understanding Ones Identity in Academia

Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Graduate Students

Dates Offered: Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00 pm

September 22, October 27, December 1

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

Stigma Reduction: Myths and Facts about Mental Health

Thursday, September 23, 2 – 3 pm
Counselor: Dana Simons
Intended Audience: Graduate Students
Join Community-Based Counselor Dana, along with your peers, to talk about common misconceptions about mental health, the benefits of mental health, and ways to reduce stigma, including self-stigmatization.

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Who am I? Understanding Ones Identity in Academia

Counselor: Shan Reeves

Open to All

Dates Offered: Mondays, 9:00-10:00 pm

September 27, November 1, December 6

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

Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Graduate Students

Dates Offered: Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00 pm

September 29, November 3, December 8

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

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Don’t Tip the Scale: Work Life Balance

Counselor: Shan Reeves

Open to All

Dates Offered: Mondays, 9:00-10:00 pm

October 4, November 8, December 13

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

Building Resilience, Failing Forward, and Learning to Manage Expectations

Tuesday, October 5, 4 – 5 pm
Counselor: Dana Simons
Intended Audience: Graduate Students
Join Dana, along with your peers to talk about how to overcome fear of failure, how to get back up after falling down, and how to set realistic goals. How can we break down long-term goals into smaller pieces? Let’s talk about our journey together in a safe and brave space.

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The Broken Clock: Time Management

Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Graduate Students

Dates Offered: Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00 pm

October 6, November 10, December 15

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

Counselor: Shan Reeves

Open to All

Dates Offered: Mondays, 9:00-10:00 pm

October 11, November 15, December 20

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

Counselor: Shan Reeves

Intended Audience: Graduate Students

Dates Offered: Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00 pm

October 13, November 17, December 22

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

 

 

Time Management and Life Balance Workshop

Friday, October 22, 11 am – 12 pm
Counselor: Dana Simons
Intended Audience: Graduate Students
Let’s share what it is like to manage a busy schedule. How do we juggle academic assignments, lab and coursework, maintaining a social life, trying to get enough sleep, eating well and exercising, etc.
How do we balance taking out time for ourselves and being a supportive friend or family member? Let’s talk about strategies for managing and prioritizing our busy schedules.

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Stress and Anxiety Reduction “Say Yes to No Stress” Workshop

Monday, November 8, 1 – 2 pm
Counselor: Dana Simons
Intended Audience: Graduate Students
Join Dana, along with your peers to talk about techniques for reducing stress and anxiety. We will explore topics including triggers for anxiety/stress, breathing and other relaxation exercises, time management, goal planning, and the importance of self-care.

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Working through Anger, Resentment, and Conflict

Friday, November 19, 10 – 11 am
Counselor: Dana Simons
Intended 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.

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Self-Acceptance: Learning to Love Yourself

Wednesday, December 1, 1 – 2 pm
Counselor: Dana Simons
Intended 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.

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Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

Friday, December 10, 2 – 3 pm
Counselor: Dana Simons
Intended Audience: Graduate Students
Join Dana, along with your peers, as we focus on the here and now, without judgment, and practice several examples of mindfulness meditation exercises.

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