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Workshops

Fall 2020

Peer led workshops

CSDC is offering a stress management workshop led by the CSDC peer fellows. This is a general stress management workshop that discusses the different causes, effects, and characteristics of stress, along with a few tips and methods to incorporate into our daily lives to manage our stressors.

Workshops are free and available to students who are currently enrolled at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. A registration confirmation and Zoom link to the workshop will be emailed to students who register using the links below.

Please note that peer led CSDC workshops are not considered psychotherapy or mental health interventions. These workshops are purely educational, and not meant to substitute therapeutic services with a licensed mental healthcare provider. Due to the group online format of these events, workshops are not considered a confidential service and your identifying information (i.e. Zoom identifier, Zoom profile picture) may be visible to others during the workshop.

To register for a workshop, please click on the links below.

General Stress Management

Everyone experiences stress, whether it be related to academics, personal issues, or the pandemic. This workshop discusses the different causes, effects, and characteristics of stress, along with a few tips and methods to incorporate into our daily lives to manage our stressors.

Monday November 16, 2020 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday November 23, 2020 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

Workshops led by mental health professionals

CSDC is offering a variety of virtual interactive presentations during the Fall 2020 semester that focus on mental health topics and managing the impact of COVID-19 stressors.

Workshops are free and available to students who are currently enrolled at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. A registration confirmation and Zoom link to the workshop will be emailed to students who register using the links below. Students are welcome to register for as many workshops as they wish. In the event that a workshop session reaches capacity and cannot accommodate additional registrants, you will be emailed by the workshop facilitator and invited to register for an alternative workshop session.

Please note that CSDC workshops are not considered psychotherapy or mental health interventions. These workshops are purely educational, and not meant to substitute therapeutic services with a licensed mental healthcare provider. Due to the group online format of these events, workshops are not considered a confidential service and your identifying information (i.e. Zoom identifier, Zoom profile picture) may be visible to others during the workshop.

To register for a workshop, please click on the links below.

A Mindful Way through a Pandemic

Have you noticed any changes in your thoughts and emotions during the pandemic? This workshop discusses the impact of the pandemic on peoples’ mental and emotional health, and provides strategies for coping with uncomfortable thoughts and feelings in healthy ways using mindfulness.

Friday September 4, 2020 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday October 2, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Finding Yourself: Coping with Identity, Stigma and Access Concerns

Everyone has been affected by the pandemic differently, making life and access to resources more difficult for many, including those from marginalized or minority groups. This workshop discusses ways to cope with concerns related to individual identity, fairness, access to resources, and experience of stigma.

Thursday September 3, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Friday September 11, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Friday September 25, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

How to Relate and Communicate during a Pandemic

This workshop discusses ways that the stress of the current pandemic affects our relationships and communication with others, including friends, family members, romantic partners, and peers. Tips for communicating effectively, strengthening relationships, and maintaining healthy connections with others (even while physically distancing) will be discussed.

Wednesday September 9, 2020 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday September 16, 2020 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday September 24, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday October 7, 2020 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Mourning in the Time of COVID-19: Coping with Grief and Loss

Many people face difficult decisions and losses during the pandemic, and may struggle to find healthy ways to grieve. This workshop discusses the grief process and provides suggestions for seeking support, staying present, healing, and moving forward.

Thursday September 17, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Monday September 21, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday September 30, 2020 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Monday October 5, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Sleeping Your Way to Better Health

Many peoples’ sleep patterns have been impacted by the pandemic. This workshop answers important questions about sleep, including why getting quality sleep is important, what factors affect sleep, tips for improving sleep, and more.

Tuesday September 8, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Monday September 14, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday September 23, 2020 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Thursday October 1, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Staying Motivated and On-Track in an Uncertain World

This workshop discusses the impact that the pandemic may be having on your future goals and plans for achieving them. Tips for managing stress and deadlines, virtual courses, and improving your emotional well-being will be provided, as well as ways to stay motivated and focused on what matters.

Thursday September 10, 2020 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday September 15, 2020 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday September 28, 2020 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday October 6, 2020 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

 

Other workshops

Stress Management

Stress is an unavoidable part of college life. This workshop will examine different strategies used to decrease stress and help participants choose ways to better manage the stress in their lives.

Time Management

Time is finite but the demands on one's time often seem infinite. Learning to balance school, work, and other demands is necessary for academic success. We could assist you in exploring effective time management strategies.

Understanding your Personality

Each of us have unique talents and strengths that we can use to our advantage. By learning about personality using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), workshop participants can identify their own personal strengths. *NOTE* This workshop requires participants to take the MBTI assessment prior to the workshop. (Fee: $15 per person, requires 2-3 days to process)

On-demand Workshops

A variety of workshops can be designed to suit the needs of a class or student group. Contact the Coordinator of Outreach at (808) 956-7927 to discuss ideas for workshops you may have. Examples are:

  • Health and Wellness focused workshops
  • Introduction to Career Planning and Decision Making
  • Building Friendships and Relationships
  • Understanding Family
  • Relaxation and Meditation Strategies
  • Getting Better Sleep
  • Living With Loss