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Counseling Services is committed to a campus environment that promotes and enhances human strength and positive mental health practices. In order to meet this commitment we provide presentations on timely topics.  If you have questions please contact us (785)532-6927. View previously recorded presentations.

Fall 2016 Presentations

All presentations are held on Tuesdays from 4:00-4:45 pm in Leasure 13

August 30, 2016

Adjusting to College Life
Adjusting to College can be challenging!
This 45-minute KatChat session will help you

  • Learn you are not alone
  • Identify common stressors
  • Learn quick skills to help you cope
  • Use your values to inform your decisions
  • Identify additional supports !

September 13, 2016

Living in the Present Moment: An Introduction to Mindfulness
Learning how to be aware of what is happening in the present on a moment-by-moment basis.

September 20, 2016

Take Control of Your Time & Energy: Studying and Time Management
Are you struggling to balance the demands of school, work, and a social life? Or maybe you find yourself regularly waiting until the last minute to finish tasks and assignments. Join us to learn skills related to time management, prioritizing, and effective studying.

October 4, 2016

Stress Management
Poorly managed stress can have a significant impact on our bodies, mental health, and relationships.  If you are interested in learning more about ways to cope with stress effectively, join us!

October 18, 2016

MYTHBUSTERS: Breaking the Stigma of Psychological Disorders
Fact or fiction: People with psychological disorders are violent?  Come to this interactive discussion to learn about psychological disorders in the US and around the world.  We’ll talk about the stigma associated with psychological disorders, seeking help, and set the record straight.  You’ll walk away with some strategies for addressing stigma and some resources that could help you or your friends if struggles arise.

 

October 25, 2016

Academic Anxiety
Feeling anxious about exams, papers, or other assignments?  Come learn how to manage and cope with stress or anxiety related to academic assignments and performance. The presentation will highlight both short-term and long-term tips to help you improve productivity and perform your best.

Surviving Finals

It's almost finals week.  Are you finding it difficult to control your stress, manage your time, and fight procrastination?  If you answered yes to any of these, this presentation is for you!  We'll discuss ways to better understand your emotional needs and what's causing your stress.  We'll explore ways to effectively manage your time so you don't have to become a hermit.  We'll also discuss ways to fight against procrastination, even if it's productive procrastination; for example, you may not have written your 10-page paper, but your bathroom has never been cleaner!  We can help with that.

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