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The NSU Student CARE Team is dedicated to intervention, education and outreach across all NSU Campuses. We offer presentations and trainings on a variety of topics including resource overviews, Academic Success, Wellbeing and Life Skills and Mental Health Awareness. 

Want to schedule a presentation or training for your group? Request a Presentation

 

The Student Wellbeing Webinar Series

Taking the bite out of Covid-19

These webinars are free and focus on the unique issues our community is facing during this unprecedented time. Please join us for any of the below listed presentations by clicking the link to register. Pre-registration is required. 

All webinars are between 30-45 minutes in length and are targeted for groups of 15-25 unless otherwise indicated.

 

July

    

Mindful Choosing (Addiction Awareness)
July 7th 10:00 – 11:00am
Presenters: Alayjah Anderson, 3rd Year School Psychology Doctoral Student & Pam Hirsch, 3rd Year School Psychology Doctoral Students

Description: This presentation will discuss mindfulness-based decision making in relation to alcohol and drugs. We will discuss the impact that choices can have on the lives of adolescents and young adults enduring adversity. Attendees will learn and be able to discuss and apply this knowledge at the closing of the presentation. Register HERE



Time Management Skills in the time of COVID-19
July 8th 12:00-1:00pm
Presenter: Mary Shoaff, 3rd year School of Psychology Doctoral Student

Description: Too much time?? Too little?? In this generalized presentation you will learn how to effectively create a schedule to help you accomplish all of your goals! Register HERE


COVID-19 and Its Impact on Eating Disorders
July 10th 12:00 – 1:00pm
Presenters: Hayley Johnson, 3rd year School of Psychology Doctoral Student; Hailey Fitzpatrick, 2nd year Clinical Mental Health Counseling Student & Samantha LoForte, 2nd year Clinical Mental Health Counseling Student

Description: This workshop will go into detail about the impact COVID-19 has had on individuals suffering from eating disorders that include, and go beyond, food. We will discuss triggering situations the pandemic has brought about and how to try to streamline the pandemics effects. Students will be provided resources at NSU to assist them in adjusting during this time. Register HERE                                                                                                                         

Mindful Choosing (Addiction Awareness)
July 13 10:00 – 11:00
Presenters: Alayjah Anderson, 3rd Year School Psychology Doctoral Student & Pam Hirsch, 3rd Year School Psychology Doctoral Students

Description: This presentation will discuss mindfulness-based decision making in relation to alcohol and drugs. We will discuss the impact that choices can have on the lives of adolescents and young adults enduring adversity. Attendees will learn and be able to discuss and apply this knowledge at the closing of the presentation. Register HERE



Grief & Loss: Loss of Life as We Knew It
July 15th 12:00-1:00pm
Presenter: Alicia McCray, Doctoral Marriage and Family Therapy Student, BTI Graduate Assistant

Description: Whether you have lost a loved one to COVID-19 or not, we are all grieving the loss of our lives as we once knew it. This grieving process of losing our identities, sense of security, freedom, connection to others, and so much more can hit us in waves of highs and lows. Join us for an interactive presentation as we discuss how to process this grief and sense of loss, and learn innovative ways of coping and adapting to this new reality. Register HERE


Self-Empowerment: Recognize Your Strengths
July 20th 3:00- 4:00pm
Presenter: Shannon Maurice, 3rd Year Conflict Analysis and Resolution Ph.D. Student

Description: This presentation can help you explore and expose your best self. You can identify your attributes and tendencies and learn how to leverage them. Register HERE
Please note: This presentation is part of a four-part series, which may also be taken a la carte. The Conflict Resolution Series includes: Living at Home, Again; Solving Conflicts, Exploring Resolutions; Resiliency, Adaptation and Flexibility; and Self-Empowerment: Recognize Your Strengths.

 

Self-Care Routines for your Mental Health
July 21st 12:00-1:00pm
Presenters: Tania Alaby-Varma, M.S., 3rd year School of Psychology Doctoral Student Clinical Psychology & Sana Jindani, M.S., 4th year School of Psychology Doctoral Student Clinical Psychology

Description: Please join us in Discovering ways to destress, cultivate gratitude and improve your well-being and mental health with helpful and creative approaches. Register HERE


Prácticas de mindfulness para mantener el bienestar
July 22nd 12:00 – 1:00pm
Presenters: Maria Barosso Cue, B.A. & Natalie Ramierez, B.A.

Description: Manejar el estrés en nuestras vidas puede ser una tarea imposible. Mientras que no hay una fórmula mágica, la práctica de mindfulness utiliza herramientas que tenemos a nuestra disposición para lidiar con las circunstancias que generan el estrés. En esta presentación, les introduciremos a los aspectos básicos de mindfulness, les guiaremos a través de un ejercicio de mindfulness, y les animaremos a integrar estas estrategias en sus vidas diarias. Register HERE


Staying Connected from a Distance
July 22nd 1:00 – 2:00pm
Presenters: Hailey Fitzpatrick, 2nd year Clinical Mental Health Counseling Student; Samantha LoForte, 2nd year Clinical Mental Health Counseling Student & Hayley Johnson, 3rd year School of Psychology Doctoral Student

Description: The goal of this workshop is to discuss the importance of connection, especially during times of uncertainty. We will discuss techniques for practicing effective communication and ways of maintaining connection with others through technology during a time of social distancing. Through psychoeducation, this workshop will provide students resources to better adjust to a new way of life. Register HERE

 

Resiliency, Adaptation and Flexibility
July 27th 3:00 - 4:00pm
Presenter: Shannon Maurice, 3rd Year Conflict Analysis and Resolution Ph.D. Student

Description: When life gives you lemons, make lemonade! Trouble letting go and pushing forward through challenging times impacts your ability to function academically and socially. This presentation will assist with recovering from difficult situations by identifying productive behaviors that affect you and your surroundings. Register HERE
Please note: This presentation is part of a four-part series, which may also be taken a la carte. The Conflict Resolution Series includes: Living at Home, Again; Solving Conflicts, Exploring Resolutions; Resiliency, Adaptation and Flexibility; and Self-Empowerment: Recognize Your Strengths.

 

Victory of Anxiety
July 28th 12:00-1:00pm
Presenters: Tania Alaby-Varma, M.S., 3rd year School of Psychology Doctoral Student Clinical Psychology 

Description: Come learn, understand, explore and develop skills to target COVID-19 related anxiety with evidenced based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy! Register HERE


Being Your Most Healthy Self
July 29th 12:00 – 1:00pm
Presenters: Hailey Fitzpatrick, 2nd year Clinical Mental Health Counseling Student; Samantha LoForte, 2nd year Clinical Mental Health Counseling Student & Hayley Johnson, 3rd year School of Psychology Doctoral Student

Description: This workshop will go into detail about the 7 points on the wheel of wellness and how you can use them in your everyday life to be your most healthy self. We will discuss emotional, physical, intellectual, spiritual, environmental, social and financial wellness. There will be interactive activities to give you a chance to participate and use the information within the workshop. Students will be provided resources here at NSU to assist them in adjusting during this difficult time. Register HERE



Coping in the Face of a Pandemic
July 30th 2-3:30pm
Presentors: Samantha Shumaker Goldberg, M.Ed., 2nd year doctoral psychology trainee; Ivanna Juliusburger, M.S., 3rd year doctoral psychology trainee; Claire Kuefler, M.S., 3rd year doctoral psychology trainee; Danielle Curran, B.S., 2nd year doctoral psychology trainee; Kristi Wong, M.S., 3rd year doctoral psychology trainee

Description: This live presentation provides information on the impact of COVID-19 on stress and uncertainty in our daily lives and outlines current risk and protective factors. We will also examine the pandemic’s impact on communication and interpersonal dynamics within the family and work groups. The presentation also provides cognitive and behavioral strategies for managing stress and includes several experiential components in which the audience can participate and incorporate into their lives. Register HERE

August

Coping in the Face of a Pandemic
Aug 10th 10:00-11:30am
Presenters: Sofia Ricardo, M.S., 3rd year doctoral psychology trainee; Luke Hendren, M.S., 3rd year doctoral psychology trainee; Jessica Dow, B.S., 2nd year doctoral psychology trainee & Ivan Ivardic, M.S., 3rd year doctoral psychology trainee

Description: This live presentation provides information on the impact of COVID-19 on stress and uncertainty in our daily lives and outlines current risk and protective factors. We will also examine the pandemic’s impact on communication and interpersonal dynamics within the family and work groups. The presentation also provides cognitive and behavioral strategies for managing stress and includes several experiential components in which the audience can participate and incorporate into their lives. Register HERE

 

Strengthening Relationships: Practicing Empathy to Build Lasting Connections
Aug 10th 1:00-2:00pm
Presenter: Jessica Elliott, Graduate Assistant at the Brief Therapy Institute and PhD Student in the Department of Family Therapy

Description: In the face of crisis, many of us seek comfort in our close relationships with friends, family, and significant others. Now more than ever, we are relying on the support these relationships provide us. It’s never easy seeing our loved ones struggle, and it can be hard to find the words to console them during these difficult times. We want to help but aren’t sure how. This presentation will explore these crucial opportunities for connection and discuss how we can better utilize them to strengthen our close relationships. Register HERE

 

Mindset
August 12th 12:00 – 1:00pm
By: Morgan Oldham, Psychology, 3rd Year Doctoral School Psychology Student & Alyssa Kerrigan, Psychology, 3rd Year Doctoral School Psychology Student

Are your qualities set in stone? Is your success only determined by your IQ? These questions may provide insight into what type of mindset you are likely to identify with. Join us as we explore research by Stanford psychologist Dr. Carol Dwek on how to transform ourselves from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset.
Register HERE


Mindful Choosing: Addiction Awareness (Bilingual Haitian Creole and English)
Aug 24th 12:00 – 1:00pm
By: Aline Milfort, 3rd year School of Psychology Doctoral Student; Julia Nucolo,3rd year School of Psychology Doctoral Student & Catherine Ivey, 3rd year School of Psychology Doctoral Student

Our presentation will discuss the basis of mindfulness as well as how to utilize mindfulness based on decision making in relation to alcohol and drugs. Attendees will learn and be able to discuss and apply this knowledge at the closing of the presentation.

Prezantasyon nou an ap diskite fondasyon yon teknik ki rele mindfulness, yon tèm ki konsantre konsyans nou sou yon moman prezan. Epi prezantayson sa ap diskite ki jan pou itilize fè desizyon an relasyon ak alkòl ak dwòg. Patisipan yo pral aprann epi konprann kijan pou diskite ak aplike sa yon aprann nan fen prezantasyon an.
Register HERE     

 

Want to schedule a presentation or training for your group? Request a Presentation

 

Important Note

***The presentations offered on this website are intended solely for informational and educational purposes only, and are not a substitute for medical or mental health care, assessment, or treatment. If you interested in mental and behavioral health services, please contact Henderson Student Counseling Services at 954-262-7050. In case of emergency please contact NSU Public Safety  954-262-8999 or 911.
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