The Student Counseling Center works with on-campus clubs, classes, teams, organizations, and departments to facilitate group conversations and activities regarding specific needs. If you would like to request this for your group, fill out an Outreach Request Form at least two weeks in advance of the requested date.
The Student Counseling Center offers one-hour educational workshops on a variety of topics. These are intended to provide students with skills, resources, and activities to gain a greater understanding of yourself, others, and the world around you, and learn how to live a happy and fulfilling life here at JU and beyond. Workshops are available by request for individuals, clubs, classes, teams, organizations, and departments. If you would like to request this for your group, fill out an Outreach Request Form at least two weeks in advance of the requested date. Workshop options include:
Gain an understanding of stress – where it comes from, its purpose, what it looks like – and what you can do to respond to stress healthily and effectively. You’ll learn how to restructure your thoughts, practice mindfulness, and engage in calming and relaxation techniques to help you stress less and thrive in your life as a college student and beyond.
Using Your Strengths
Use the VIA Character Strengths Survey to do a deep dive into harnessing the power of personal strengths in your life as a college student. You’ll identify your own top strengths, explore how they impact all the different areas of your life, and create a goal for growing and maximizing your strengths in your everyday life.
Not just spa days, shopping sprees, and weekend trips - we're talking about real, authentic self-care: The things that feed into who you are as an individual, representing respect, self-compassion, connection, rest, and so much more. Take a deep dive into the nine dimensions of wellness, and explore practical ways to invest in yourself in your everyday life.
BASIC Counseling Skills 101
Intended for student leaders, this interactive workshop introduces the very basics of counseling skills to effectively engage in conversations about struggle, needs, and support. Participants will practice skills with each other, process their experiences, and brainstorm strategies for navigating potentially challenging situations.
We can create a custom workshop to fit your group's needs. Please provide us with as much information as possible regarding your ideas, needs, and goals for the workshop.
Phin-Jured Athlete Group
The Student Counseling Center has partnered with SAAC to offer the Phin-jured Athlete Group. This group is for student athletes who are currently injured or who have recovered from an injury. Injuries can be big or small, physical or mental! Sessions alternate between informal conversations led by student athlete leaders and topic-based conversations led by a professional.