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Mental Health and Wellness

Skills related to effectively modifying thoughts, utilizing emotions, and choosing behaviors will be discussed and practiced.

When: September 10 at 3:30 PM | November 15 at 12:30 PM

Where: Taggart Student Center 310B

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call CAPS at 435-797-1012

Sponsoring Office: Counseling and Psychological Services

This workshop is an introduction to mindfulness and meditation practice. We will discuss the basics of mindfulness and practice to stay in the present moment through a variety of exercises.

When: September 19 at 4:00 PM

Where: Taggart Student Center 310

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call CAPS at 435-797-1012

Sponsoring Office: Counseling and Psychological Services

This workshop is designed to help participants understand and manage their stress better, increase stress management skills, and develop a wellness plan.

When: October 10 at 11:30 AM

Where: Taggart Student Center 310B

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call CAPS at 435-797-1012

Sponsoring Office: Counseling and Psychological Services

Research tells us the average American is less happy and more sluggish during the winter.  If you find you struggle more with mood and energy challenges during the winter months, come to this two-part workshop to learn skills and techniques specific to helping seasonal mood struggles.  Part One will teach specific ways to improve mood via nutrition and bright light therapy (which in over 70 studies, often yields better results for Seasonal Affective Disorder than medication).  Part-two guides you in creating a personalized Winter Wellness Plan to help you have your best winter ever!

When: October 15 at 2:30 PM | October 29 at 2:30

Where: Merrill-Cazier Library 421

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call CAPS at 435-797-1012

Sponsoring Office: Counseling and Psychological Services

How is your sleep? Do you feel rested in the morning? Come learn common sleep problems and ways to get quality sleep.

When: October 18 at 5:00 PM

Where: Taggart Student Center 310

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call CAPS at 435-797-1012

Sponsoring Office: Counseling and Psychological Services

Learn skills for understanding your emotions better and being able to use your emotions as a resource instead of being controlled by them.

When: October 25 at 12:30 PM

Where: Taggart Student Center 310B

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call CAPS at 435-797-1012

Sponsoring Office: Counseling and Psychological Services

Participants will practice the skill of asking sensitive questions and responding with confidence to those experiencing emotional distress. Ideas for fostering hope will be shared and resource materials will be provided.

When: November 6 at 5:00 PM

Where: Huntsman Hall 160

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call CAPS at 435-797-1012

Sponsoring Office: Counseling and Psychological Services

We will explore the connection between brain health and mental health and learn ways to maximize your mental and physical health by following the SEEDS by John Arden. The workshop will help you understand how you can improve anxiety and depression by improving your brain health.

When: November 14 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Where: Taggart Student Center 310

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call CAPS at 435-797-1012

Sponsoring Office: Counseling and Psychological Services

Research shows a strong relationship between gratitude and well-being. This workshop will explore benefits of gratitude and strategies to develop a gratitude mindset.

When: November 15 at 5:00 PM

Where: Old Main 117

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call CAPS at 435-797-1012

Sponsoring Office: Counseling and Psychological Services

Have you ever felt like you cannot start living your life until one or more of your issues are “fixed”? Have you been feeling frustrated by your lack of progress? If you have answered ‘yes' to both questions, then this workshop will be of benefit to you. In this workshop, we will learn to recognize the mind chatter that prevents us from being the person we meant to be. We will also discuss how to live according to our values while embracing the challenges we face.

When: November 28 at 3:30 PM

Where: Huntsman Hall 180

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call CAPS at 435-797-1012

Sponsoring Office: Counseling and Psychological Services

Are you sick of...hating your body?  Missing out on neat life opportunities due to body shame??  Wasting your mental and emotional energy stressing about how you look???  Come to this workshop to learn ways to view and treat your body better and stop letting a negative body image interfere with your happiness and sense of worth.

When: November 29 at 2:30 PM

Where: Huntsman Hall 380

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call CAPS at 435-797-1012

Sponsoring Office: Counseling and Psychological Services

Online workshop designed to teach students growth, resiliency, initiative, and tenacity to achieve academic success.

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Sponsoring Office: Exploratory Advising

Question, persuade and refer – or QPR – is a bystander intervention training to help those in psychological distress and prevent suicide. This free 1 to 2-hour training is provided to groups upon request. Please consider this training session for your staff, department, or club.

Registration: Call CAPS at 435-797-1012

Physical Health and Wellness

Transform the way you think about food. This class will teach you the tips to eating mindfully including how to be in charge of your eating instead of feeling out of control, how to use hunger and satiety to guide your eating, but also how to eat the foods you love without overeating or guilt. Rediscovering the joy of food will help you to better care for your mind, heart, and body.

Where: ARC

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Fitness Workshop Registration

Sponsoring Office: Campus Recreation

Learn how to use the equipment in the ARC, how to properly design a workout, and what resources are available to students at Campus Recreation.

Where: ARC

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Fitness Workshop Registration

Sponsoring Office: Campus Recreation

Have questions about fitness? Get them answered by a certified personal trainer!

Where: ARC

Open to Students

Registration: Fitness Workshop Registration

Sponsoring Office: Campus Recreation

Topics covered: healthy eating, food & exercise, protein & supplements, diet myths & facts, healthy eating on a budget

Where: ARC

Open to Students

Registration: Fitness Workshop Registration

Sponsoring Office: Campus Recreation

Academic Development

Study skills workshop on how to balance school, work, friends, and family as you navigate your way through your college education

When: 9/5/2018 at 12:30 p.m.

Where: Eccles Science Learning Center 053

Sponsored by the Academic Success Center

Have you every wondered what it takes to succeed in college? This workshop will help you understand what might be holding you back, and how to move forward

When: 9/13/2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Where: Taggart Student Center 335

Sponsored by the Academic Success Center

Methods to better control our most precious and finite resource

When: 9/18/2018 at 1:30 p.m.

Where: Huntsman Hall 122

Sponsored by the Academic Success Center

Struggling to get through your reading and get something out of it? Come to find out how to learn more from your textbook so you can become friends and remember what you need to know.

When: 9/27/2018 at 12:00 p.m.

Where: Merrill-Cazier Library 122

Sponsored by the Academic Success Center and the Merrill-Cazier Library

Is it possible to do better on tests just by the way you approach the questions? Common sense and critical thinking are key strategies. Learn how to read the questions, make a testing strategy, and how to remember more.

When: 10/4/2018 at 1:30 p.m.

Where: Merrill-Cazier Library 122

Sponsored by the Academic Success Center and the Testing Center

Successful people focus on the task at hand, but sometimes concentrating can be hard. Come learn how to re"fine" your skills so you can have a more focused mind.

When: 10/9/2018 at 11:30 a.m.

Where: Health, Physical Education and Recreation 116

Sponsored by the Academic Success Center and the Disability Resource Center

Most students feel some level of anxiety in testing situations. However, for some students, test anxiety is so intense that it negatively affects their academic success. In this workshop you will learn about test anxiety and specific strategies for reducing and managing anxiety symptoms in testing situations

When: 10/16/2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Where: Huntsman Hall 132

Registration: Call CAPS @ 435-797-1012

Sponsored by Counseling and Psychological Services

Note taking skills are consistently rated #1 in essential skills for college success. Raise your knowledge, your grades, and your college satisfaction by learning techniques for more effective note-taking.

When: 10/23/2018 at 1:30 p.m.

Where: Huntsman Hall 380

Sponsored by the Academic Success Center

Study smarter not harder. Learn ways to study better so the time you spend pays off in big ways.

When: 11/8/2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Where: Taggart Student Center 335

Sponsored by the Academic Success Center

Worried about finals? Come and learn how to manage everything and end the semester with success!

When: 11/13/2018 at 12:00 p.m.

Where: Huntsman Hall 170

Sponsored by the Academic Success Center

In person workshop designed to assist students with self exploration, career paths, and finding the major that gets you on your way.

Sponsored by Exploratory Advising

Relationship Skills

This workshop is an opportunity to learn effective communication, basic assertiveness, and other helpful interpersonal skills.

When: 09/25/2018 at 12:00 p.m.

Where: Huntsman Hall 160

Registration: Call CAPS @ 435-797-1012

Sponsored by Counseling and Psychological Services

This workshop is for individuals and couples who are interested in learning new ways to strengthen their connections with significant others.

When: 09/6/2018 at 12:00 p.m.

Where: Taggart Student Center 310

Registration: Call CAPS @ 435-797-1012

Sponsored by Counseling and Psychological Services

In this workshop we will explore how to improve communication skills during conflict, including learning specific steps involved in fair fighting.

When: 09/20/2018 at 12:00 p.m.

Where: Taggart Student Center 310

Registration: Call CAPS @ 435-797-1012

Sponsored by Counseling and Psychological Services

In this workshop we will explore some of the common risk factors in long-term relationships and discuss strategies for avoiding these pitfalls.

When: 09/27/2018 at 12:00 p.m.

Where: Taggart Student Center 310

Registration: Call CAPS @ 435-797-1012

Sponsored by Counseling and Psychological Services

Diversity and Multicultural Training

Learn about the LGBTQA+ Community and how to be an active ally. Join the Allies on Campus Network to continue your education and support! Open to everyone.

When: 09/13/2018 at 1:00 p.m.

Where: TBA

Registration: Allies Seminar Registration

Sponsored by the Access and Diversity Center

Learn about the LGBTQA+ Community and how to be an active ally. Join the Allies on Campus Network to continue your education and support! Open to everyone.

When: 10/02/2018 at 9:00 p.m.

Where: TBA

Registration: Allies Seminar Registration

Sponsored by the Access and Diversity Center

Learn about the LGBTQA+ Community and how to be an active ally. Join the Allies on Campus Network to continue your education and support! Open to everyone.

When: 10/24/2018 at 1:00 p.m.

Where: TBA

Registration: Allies Seminar Registration

Sponsored by the Access and Diversity Center

Learn about the LGBTQA+ Community and how to be an active ally. Join the Allies on Campus Network to continue your education and support! Open to everyone.

When: 11/08/2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Where: TBA

Registration: Allies Seminar Registration

Sponsored by the Access and Diversity Center

Learn all about gender and how to be a Trans* Ally! We ask those who sign up for this seminar have prior knowledge of LGBTQA+ topics and issues by either being an Ally or sitting in on a LGBT 101 Presentation.

When: 09/27/2018 at 10:00 a.m.

Where: TBA

Registration: Allies Seminar Registration

Sponsored by the Access and Diversity Center

Learn all about gender and how to be a Trans* Ally! We ask those who sign up for this seminar have prior knowledge of LGBTQA+ topics and issues by either being an Ally or sitting in on a LGBT 101 Presentation.

When: 10/15/2018 at 2:00 p.m.

Where: TBA

Registration: Allies Seminar Registration

Sponsored by the Access and Diversity Center

Learn all about gender and how to be a Trans* Ally! We ask those who sign up for this seminar have prior knowledge of LGBTQA+ topics and issues by either being an Ally or sitting in on a LGBT 101 Presentation.

When: 11/14/2018 at 12:00 p.m.

Where: TBA

Registration: Allies Seminar Registration

Sponsored by the Access and Diversity Center

Sexual Violence Prevention

“Upstanding” is a bystander intervention approach to the prevention of sexual violence and other harms. The purpose is to prepare members of the USU campus community with the skills and knowledge needed to safely and effectively intervene when they sense a threat or potential harm to another. Threats include sexual misconduct, depression or suicidal thoughts, or interpersonal violence. Please go to our website to request a training for your group.

Registration: Request an Upstanding Training

Career Development

The team at Career Services currently delivers customized presentations to classes in all colleges, student clubs and organizations, specialized student populations, and community groups. Please go to our website to see a list of topics and submit our Request a Presentation Form (https://career-services.usu.edu/ ). We will respond to your request within two business days to make arrangements directly with you via email. Please give us at least one full week's notice before your event/class.

Sponsored by Career Services

Sustainability

What will be your legacy at Utah State? Learn how to leave an enduring and resilient one through this interactive session that will introduce you to USU’s sustainability initiatives and legacies of past students through the Sustainability Grant Program (previously Blue Goes Green Grants). You will learn how to apply for a grant to enhance your program of study, resume, and ability to make a difference. Check out the opportunities at Aggie Blue Bikes, Student Organic Farm, Students for Sustainability Club, and other Aggie initiatives. Maybe you’ll start your own! Please visit our website to arrange a workshop for your group at sustainability.usu.edu

Finance

Topics covered: Budgeting, Credit, Evaluating Housing Needs, Working with a Realtor, Mortgage Sustainability, Mortgage Products, Closing Costs, and Borrower Obligations

When: October 13th, November 3rd and December 1st at 10:00 a.m.

Where: Logan City Library

Fee: Free

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call 435-797-7224

Topics covered: Successful Goal Setting, Cutting Expenses, Credit, and Debt Management

When: TBD

Where: TBD

Fee: TBD

Open to Students, Faculty and Staff

Registration: Call 435-797-7224