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Kansas State University
Lafene Health Center
1105 Sunset Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502-3761

During the Pandemic our hours are:

Monday through Friday:
     8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

785-532-3425 (fax)
1-855-618-0188 (toll-free fax)


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Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions on campus, Relevant Resilience has been cancelled for the semester.

Relevant Resilience!

Relevant Resilience! | Spring 2020

Join Lafene Health Center for Relevant Resilience!, a series of seven interactive, hands-on workshops focused on building resilience.

Pursuing the Positive | Tuesday, February 4, 5:30-7 p.m.

Health Educator, Chris Bowman, from Lafene Health Center will present ways to create positive emotions and counter negativity bias.  This presentation is aimed to help build optimism, which can lead to better health, sleep, relationships, and greater life satisfaction.

Location:  Staley School of Leadership Studies, Room 123

Resiliency in the Face of Trauma | Tuesday, February 18, 5:30-7 p.m.

Jessica Blasi, Lafene Health Center, will lead this workshop explaining how early childhood experiences can influence building blocks for development, learning, and health throughout a person’s lifetime.  Jessica will use her background as a licensed marriage and family therapist and licensed master’s addictions counselor to highlight the impact of childhood trauma, and how understanding this impact can help build resiliency skills.

Location:  Staley School of Leadership Studies, Room 123

What’s Your Mindset? | Tuesday, March 3, 5:30-7 p.m.

Amy Betz, PhD, Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering as well as the Assistant Dean for Retention, Diversity, and Inclusion in the College of Engineering, will lead this workshop focused on different types of mindsets and how your mindset can fulfill, or limit, one’s potential to be a productive student, coworker, boss, or friend.

Location:  Staley School of Leadership Studies, Room 123

The Art of Self-Care | Tuesday, March 17, 5:30-7 p.m. - CANCELLED

Megan Katt, Health Educator at Lafene Student Health Center will lead this workshop highlighting the importance of self-care when it comes to resiliency.  Self-care, or any activity that we deliberately do to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health is an important tool in your resiliency toolkit.  This interactive presentation will encourage participants to be more self-aware of their own personal needs and wants in order to foster a healthier mind and body.

Location:  Staley School of Leadership Studies, Room 123

Resiliency Now | Monday, March 30, 5:30-7 p.m. - CANCELLED

This workshop conducted by Chris Bowman, Health Educator at Lafene Health Center, is designed to help a person discredit counterproductive thoughts and enhance one’s concentration on the task at hand.  Skills presented in the workshop can help reinforce optimism and provide confidence for individuals when it’s “go time”.

Location:  Staley School of Leadership Studies, Room 123

Strengths, Resiliency, and Grit | Tuesday, April 14, 5:30-7 p.m. - CANCELLED

Mike Finnegan, PhD, from the Staley School of Leadership Studies will present on identifying character strengths within yourself.  This workshop will help you identify your signature character strengths and explain how knowing your strengths can sharpen your ability to bounce back from challenging situations.

Location:  Staley School of Leadership Studies, Room 123

Building Social Capital:  How Involvement Can Help You Succeed | Tuesday, April 28, 5:30-7 p.m. - CANCELLED

Kelli Farris from the Center for Student Involvement will present on the benefits of being involved in your community.  This workshop will show how community involvement can build strong social networks and build positive relationships within your community.

Location:  Staley School of Leadership Studies, Room 123

Join Zoom Meeting at https://zoom.us/j/2563263663