Personal Development Workshops at S-CAPS

SPRING 2019 Schedule:

Just show up! (no sign up needed)

Dickinson Hall

Rm. 2245

Library

Instruction Rm. 4

Effective Public Speaking: Professor Tina Alaimo LoPonte, M.A.

(Art and Media Studies) Learn how to write and present an effective speech. Be prepared for your next presentation.

 

Tuesday

February 5

4-5pm

Thursday

February 7

12-1pm

Cognitive Strategies for Stress Management Alice Mills, PhD (S-CAPS)

Identify the common cognitive distortions that trigger distress. Learn effective strategies to manage your negative thoughts, decrease the occurrence of distressing emotions and increase your focus and productivity.

 

Tuesday

February 12

4-5pm

Thursday

    February 14

12-1pm

Weight Loss 101: Scott Fisher, MS, RD (Director-Fitness Center)

Many struggle with the challenge of losing weight and keeping it off for the long-term.  Come learn some practical and evidence-based tips and tricks to help you achieve your weight loss goals as well as improved health and longevity.

Tuesday

February 19

4-5pm

Thursday

February 21

12-1pm

Dealing with Loss & Grief: Charles Imbimbo, MA, MSW, LCSW (S-CAPS)

All of us will face loss. What is grief and how do we deal with life transitions, a relationship ending, or someone’s death? We will explore such questions and approaches to loss and grief.

 

        Tuesday

February 26

4-5pm

Thursday

February 28

12-1pm

 

How to be a Mental Health Ally: Kathy Azzaro, MA, LPC (S-CAPS)

Recognize signs of depression, suicidal thought and substance abuse. Learn what you can do and where to find help both on and off campus.

 

Tuesday

March 5

4-5pm

 

Thursday

March 7

12-1pm

 

You and Your Amazing Brain: Bill Maurice, LPC, LCADC (S-CAPS)

People use cars with little knowledge about their working parts. Similarly, people use brains with little knowledge about their working parts.

If you have ever wondered what goes on beneath the hood of your skull, this seminar is your opportunity to explore your beautiful brain. 

Tuesday            March 19               4-5pm

Thursday

March 21

12-1pm

Mindfulness and Self-Care: Charles Imbimbo, MA, MSW, LCSW (S-CAPS)

Being a college student can be very stressful! Learn how to de-stress, care for yourself, and improve your performance using mindfulness and other techniques.

Tuesday

March 26

4-5 pm

Thursday

March 28

12-1pm

Sleep Tips:  Kathy Azzaro MA, LPC (S-CAPS)

Trouble getting to sleep, staying asleep or getting enough sleep?  Learn how lack of sleep affects your day and simple strategies to improve your sleep.

 

Tuesday

April 2                      

4-5pm

Thursday

         April 4 

12-1pm

The Human Stress Response: Bill Maurice, LPC, LCADC (S-CAPS)

Have you ever felt anxious, and did not know why? Two hundred thousand years of evolution might provide some answers. Come learn about the human stress-response built into your genetic code, as well as ways to manage the stress-response.

Tuesday

April 9

4-5pm

Thursday

        April 11

12-1pm

Relaxation 101: Alice Mills, PhD (S-CAPS)

Learn three simple relaxation techniques that can help you to combat stress,

enhance sleep, decrease anxiety and quiet negative emotions.

 

      Tuesday

April 16

4-5pm

Thursday

April 18

12-1pm

Free Weekly Meditation Class
Dickinson Hall, Room 2230, every Thursday from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Open to all members of our FDU community (students, faculty, & staff)
Sponsored by S-CAPS, led by Charles Imbimbo, MA, MSW, LCSW

For more information about these and other S-CAPS services, go to www.fdu.edu/s-caps or call (201) 692-2174; Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm