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Division of Student Affairs

Counseling

Fall 2020 Activities

LET’S TALK

(Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:00pm, Starting in September)

Do you have a specific problem related to yourself or a friend? Would you like the perspective of a Counselor but are not interested in ongoing counseling? Would you like to learn more about WCSU Counseling Services? Drop-in for a free and confidential informal consultation with a WCSU Counselor. No appointment is needed!

Simply use the Webex URL below during the time of the program to connect with a Counselor. If the Counselor is speaking with another student, the Counselor will be notified that you are waiting and will be with you shortly.

Webex URL:  https://wcsu.webex.com/meet/counselingservices

 

DROP-IN GROUPS

CREATING CALM      (Every other Wednesday, 1:30 – 2:45pm: 9/16, 9/30, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 12/9)

Stress is everywhere. We all experience it and depending on what is going on in our lives we have more or less of it at times. Mindfulness is one tool that can help to manage stress. Drop-in and have a conversation about ways to create moments of calm during stressful times.

Facilitated by: Deborah Augenbraun, PsyD

Webex URL:  http://wcsu.webex.com/meet/counselingservices

Students can attend one or as many weeks as they would like and no registration is needed. Simply use the Webex URL provided above at the time of the group to join.

 

COPING THROUGH COVID-19      (Every other Wednesday, 1:30 – 2:45pm: 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2)

COVID-19 has led to significant changes in daily life. Drop-in and connect to share, process, and learn ways to navigate these challenging times.

Facilitated by: Kelly Copeland, PsyD

Webex URL:  http://wcsu.webex.com/meet/counselingservices

Students can attend one or as many weeks as they would like and no registration is needed. Simply use the Webex URL provided above at the time of the group to join.

 

STUDENTS OF COLOR SUPPORTING EACH OTHER (SCSEO)    (Every other Friday, 1:30 – 2:45pm: 9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4)

This is a support group for students who self-identify as persons of color. The group provides a safe space for students to share and discuss their experiences related to but not limited to race and ethnicity, their identity, discrimination and bias, stress management, academic stress, self-advocacy and empowerment. The purpose of the group is to celebrate the diverse cultural background of members and find strength among one another to overcome life challenges, personally and academically.

Facilitated by: Rée LeBlanc Gunter, PhD

Students interested in participating, please contact Counseling Services for more information (counselingservices@wcsu.edu or 203-837-8690). This is to ensure that all participants are aligned with the purpose of the group.

 

MONTHLY CHATS

STRESS LESS, LIVE MORE: HOW TO REDUCE STRESS  (September 22, 2020, 6:00 – 7:00pm)

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Join a discussion about reducing stress in order to embrace life in a more meaningful way.

Facilitated by: Kelly Copeland, PsyD

Webex URL:   http://wcsu.webex.com/meet/counselingservices

No registration needed. Simply use the Webex URL provided at the time of the workshop.

 

SUPPORT FOR BEING AN ALLY AND MORE

Understanding what it means to be an ally for racial justice is one of the many ways white students can help fight racism. Join us for a workshop to learn how you can make a positive change.

Facilitated by: Kelly Copeland, PsyD & Rée LeBlanc Gunter, PhD

Part 1: Increase your understanding of individual, institutional, and systemic racism, as well as the meaning of white privilege.

When: October 13, 2020, 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Webex URL:   http://wcsu.webex.com/meet/counselingserivces

Part 2: Learn how to use your privilege in an action-oriented way to create anti-racist change.

When: October 20, 2020, 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Webex URL:   http://wcsu.webex/meet/counselingservices

No registration needed. Simply use the Webex URL provided above at the time of the workshop.

 

SETTING PRIORITIES TO MAKE A POSITIVE CHANGE  (November 17, 2020, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)

Is procrastination getting in the way of meeting your goals? Join a conversation about establishing priorities and learn how to follow through with your goals.

Facilitated by: Deborah Augenbraun, PsyD

Webex URL:   http://wcsu.webex/meet/counselingservices

No registration needed. Simply use the Webex URL provided above at the time of the workshop.