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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.

 

 

September 1, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

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, and
  • Identify additional supports!

 

Can't attend?  Join us via Zoom:

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/222669270
Or join by phone:
+1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) or +1 646 568 7788 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 222 669 270
International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference
Or join from a H.323/SIP room system:
Dial: 162.255.36.11 (US East) or 162.255.37.11 (US West)
Meeting ID: 222 669 270

 

September 8, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Letting Them out of the BottleEmotion Words Coming Out of a Bottle

Emotions can sometimes be overwhelming. At times, it may seem that emotions must be fully contained or else they will become too overwhelming to handle. Join us in discussing ways to manage and experience emotions.

 

Can't attend?  Join us via Zoom:

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/529907797
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Meeting ID: 529 907 797
International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference
Or join from a H.323/SIP room system:
Dial: 162.255.36.11 (US East) or 162.255.37.11 (US West)
Meeting ID: 529 907 797

 

September 15, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Mindfulness: Learning How to Live in the Present Moment.

The presentation will provide a brief introduction to mindfulness theory and techniques. The focus will be on mindfulness as a coping strategy for negative emotions and stress. There will also be interactive demonstration of mindfulness.

Can't attend?  Join us via Zoom:

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/984510160
Or join by phone:
+1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) or +1 646 568 7788 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 984 510 160
International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference
Or join from a H.323/SIP room system:
Dial: 162.255.36.11 (US East) or 162.255.37.11 (US West)
Meeting ID: 984 510 160

 

September 22, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Time Management in College: Learning How to Take Control of Your Time and Energy

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. Come join us to learn skills related to time management, procrastinating, and prioritizing.

Join us via Zoom:

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/678281819
Or join by phone:
+1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) or +1 646 568 7788 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 678 281 819
International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference
Or join from a H.323/SIP room system:
Dial: 162.255.36.11 (US East) or 162.255.37.11 (US West)
Meeting ID: 678 281 819

 

September 29, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Lions, & tigers, & bears! Oh, my! Making Peace with Anxiety and Panic

Anxiety and panic are uncomfortable and sometimes scary emotional reactions, but they can also provide us with information. Learn ways to manage and start to make peace with anxiety and panic so you can begin to make sense out of what you might be trying to tell yourself.

Join us via Zoom:

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/904677804
Or join by phone:
+1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) or +1 646 568 7788 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 904 677 804
International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference
Or join from a H.323/SIP room system:
Dial: 162.255.36.11 (US East) or 162.255.37.11 (US West)
Meeting ID: 904 677 804

 

October 6, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Conflict Resolution: Roommates, Parents, Professors

Can't attend?  Join us via Zoom:

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/113384765
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Meeting ID: 113 384 765
International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference
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Meeting ID: 113 384 765

 

October 13, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Finding the Balance at K-State!

Want to learn effective strategies in managing stress and balancing all that K-State has to offer? This presentation will introduce you to topics of biofeedback, relaxation/coping strategies, and other tools that can enrich your K-State experience.

Can't attend?  Join us via Zoom:

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/686702602
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Meeting ID: 686 702 602
International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference
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Dial: 162.255.36.11 (US East) or 162.255.37.11 (US West)
Meeting ID: 686 702 602

 

October 20, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Awareness, Assistance, and Breaking the Stigma Associated with Mental Illness

Can't attend?  Join us via Zoom:

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Meeting ID: 516 930 209
International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference
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Meeting ID: 516 930 209

 

 

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October 27, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

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.

Can't attend?  Join us via Zoom:

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/766126874
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+1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) or +1 646 568 7788 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 766 126 874
International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference
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Dial: 162.255.36.11 (US East) or 162.255.37.11 (US West)
Meeting ID: 766 126 874

 

November 3, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Assertiveness –finding your own voice!

  • Understand your "rights" and "responsibilities" as a foundation for your having a voice
  • Quickly assess your own (and others) current "behavioral stance" and communication style
  • Identify your barriers to being assertive, and
  • Learn ways to be "responsibly assertive"!

Can't attend?  Join us via Zoom:

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/837267185
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Meeting ID: 837 267 185
International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference
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Meeting ID: 837 267 185

 

November 10, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Introduction to Nonviolent Communication

This presentation will address communication styles and introduce the principles of nonviolent communication (NVC).  NVC asserts that we can assert our needs and make requests in ways that are effective using empathy and compassion for ourselves and those we're communicating with.  If you're interested in learning ways to improve your communication with others, you may find this presentation helpful to you.

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Meeting ID: 210 127 402
International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference
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Meeting ID: 210 127 402

 

November 11, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer: An expose on accidents during the holidays

The Holidays can be a great time. Fun, food, and excitement. Potentially catching up with old friends, and enjoying time with people about whom you care. However, this time can also pose some potential dangers. Come learn about what some of those dangers might be, and how you can have a fun this Holiday season in a safer way.

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Meeting ID: 311 694 615
International numbers available: https://ksu.zoom.us/zoomconference
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Meeting ID: 311 694 615

 

Open Book

 

December 1, 2015, Leasure Hall 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Surviving Finals

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Meeting ID: 245 234 155
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Meeting ID: 245 234 155