The Center for Student Counseling and Well-being 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.
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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.
Coping in the Face of a PandemicAug 10th 10:00-11:30amPresenters: 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 traineeDescription: 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 ConnectionsAug 10th 1:00-2:00pmPresenter: Jessica Elliott, Graduate Assistant at the Brief Therapy Institute and PhD Student in the Department of Family TherapyDescription: 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
MindsetAugust 12th 12:00 – 1:00pmBy: Morgan Oldham, Psychology, 3rd Year Doctoral School Psychology Student & Alyssa Kerrigan, Psychology, 3rd Year Doctoral School Psychology StudentAre 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 HEREMindful Choosing: Addiction Awareness (Bilingual Haitian Creole and English)Aug 24th 12:00 – 1:00pmBy: 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 StudentOur 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