Adjusting to College
Participants will learn about the challenges of adjusting to college; ways to manage time and stress/anxiety; and identify social activities to help students adjust to the college environment.
Assertiveness Skills for Effective Communication
This workshop will help you develop skills to communicate your thoughts, feelings, and preferences successfully to others, while avoiding the extremes of aggressive or passive communication. Learn various ways of being assertive as you interact with others.
Coping, Self-Care, and Resilience: Buzzing Our Way Back to Campus as We Emerge From a Pandemic
This workshop will address stressors specific to returning to campus amidst a pandemic. Participants will learn coping strategies and ways to remain safe, healthy, and resilient. The workshop will also address effective communication, respect and understanding differences, and ways to create a sense of community as we face challenges. Information regarding GT campus mental health wellness and well-being resources will be provided.
Creating Healthy Relationships
One of the most common causes of stress for college students is relationships, whether with romantic partners, friends, parents, roommates or others. This workshop will provide students with an opportunity to learn some skills for communicating effectively within relationships and also to learn healthy ways to resolve relationship conflicts.
Do Not Believe Everything You Think: Using Logic to Overcome Stress
Learn how to recognize and change thought patterns that cause unnecessary stress. The skills taught in this workshop are based on the principles of cognitive therapy, which have been shown to be effective in reducing stress and increasing well-being.
Intro to Mindfulness
Mindfulness is an effective way to reduce stress, increase self-awareness, enhance emotional intelligence, and effectively handle painful thoughts and feelings. Learn how mindfulness as well as meditation can improve your overall health and reconnect our body, mind, and emotions.
Manage Your Time, Manage Your Stress
Effective time management can reduce your stress levels and help you to be more successful in your studies, work, and other daily activities. This workshop provides strategies for successful time management to increase efficiency and overall well-being.
Managing Stress For Ethnic Minorities
This interactive workshop will identify stressors and barriers to success that racial and ethnic minority students might face on campus. In this workshop, you will examine issues related to cultural differences and challenges within academia and learn successful strategies to reduce stress and enhance your overall wellness.
Managing Test Anxiety
This workshop will help you identify your anxious thoughts about test taking, and apply skills to manage the negative emotions, physical responses, and unhelpful behaviors that cause stress before, during, and after tests.
Mind Matters: Using Psychology To Enhance Your Academic and Test Performance
This workshop will help you learn to harness the energy behind stress to maximize your test performance and help reduce stress as you prepare for final exams. Techniques for enhancing memory, improving concentration, and managing your stress response will be reviewed.
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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
Imposter syndrome can lead to feelings of dissatisfaction and distress in your daily life. This workshop will identify common negative thoughts, feelings, and behaviors associated with imposter syndrome, and review strategies to overcome imposterism.
Overcoming the Stressors of Perfectionism and Procrastination
Perfectionism and procrastination are key ingredients in the recipe for stress and inefficiency. In this workshop, you will learn about strategies for overcoming perfectionism and for putting an end to procrastination, thereby decreasing your overall stress.
Overview of Mental Health Services at Georgia Tech
Presentation reviewing mental health and wellbeing resources on campus. Discusses CARE as the single point of access for mental health and well0being resources, describes the many services offered by the Georgia Tech Counseling Center, and reviews services and resources offered by the Georgia Tech Counseling Center, and reviews services and resources available through Stamps Psychiatry and Health Initiatives.
Recognizing and Responding to Students in Distress
Help foster a healthy campus community by learning skills to identify students who might be in distress and in need of help. This workshop will review characteristics of characteristics of students who may be in distress, demonstrate how you can provide referrals to the Counseling Center and access resources for helping students, and discuss your role in assisting distressed students.
Social Media: Managing the Illusion of Connection
Social media can have positive effects on communication; however, many students feel more disconnected and isolated when their social media use increases. This workshop will explore ways of balancing the need for fundamental, human connection with the demands of a social media age.
Staying Healthy as a Graduate Student Scholar
Graduate students often face unique stressors related to work-life balance, role strain, higher pressures and expectations, and financial concerns, among others. This workshop, tailored specifically for graduate students, will provide strategies to help you achieve overall wellness, decrease stress, and prepare you for these unique challenges and opportunities.
This workshop covers the basics of stress management, including identifying your current stress levels, recognizing common stressors, and learning useful tools to reduce your stress.
Stress Management and Adjustment for International Students
This workshop examines common stressors of international students that arise from functioning in a different culture, provides information about the personal impact of acculturative stress, and reviews various strategies to enhance your cultural adjustment.
Stress Management for BIPoC Students
This interactive workshop will identify stressors and barriers to success that racial and ethnic minority students might face on campus. In this workshop, you will examine issues related to cultural differences and challenges within academia, and learn successful strategies to reduce stress and enhance your overall wellness.
Suicide Prevention Presentation
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend these trainings to learn about the warning signs of suicide and how to help a person in distress. Suicide is preventable and we all can play a role in offering help and support.