Personal Development Workshops

Fall 2017 Schedule    FREE events!

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

September 12

4-5pm

Thursday

September 14

12-1pm

Time Management Bill Maurice, MA,LPC, LCADC (S-CAPS)

Start your semester off on the right foot! Come learn the best kept secrets and hear what the experts say about time management.

 

Tuesday

September 19

4-5pm

Thursday

September 21

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

September 26

4-5pm

Thursday

September 28

12-1pm

Managing Test Anxiety   Alice Mills, PhD  (S-CAPS)

Learn some basic strategies to reduce test anxiety and exam stress.  Become a more effective test taker!

        Tuesday

October 3

4-5pm

      Thursday

     October 5

12-1pm

 

 Stress Busters   David Mednick, PsyD (S-CAPS)

Does mid-term stress get you down? Then Stress Busters to the rescue!

Here are some of the best strategies for managing that pesky stress.

Tuesday

October 10

4-5pm

 

Thursday

October 12

12-1pm

 

Alcohol and Stress: What’s the Connection   Kathy Azzaro, MA, LPC (S-CAPS) Chronic stress can trigger or exacerbate alcohol use/abuse problems. Learn why it is important not to use substances in response to a stressful situation and how to avoid using substances when stressed.  

 

Thursday

October 19

12-1pm

Assertiveness Training David Mednick, PsyD (S-CAPS)

Learn how to speak up for yourself and get more of what you want from other people by communicating in a special style that you can learn in one session.

 

Tuesday

October 24

4-5 pm

Thursday

October 26

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

October 31

4-5pm

Thursday

     November 2

12-1pm

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

What you think CAN hurt you! Learn effective strategies to sort out your worries, decrease distressing emotions and increase your focus and productivity.

 

Tuesday

November 7

4-5pm

Thursday

   November 9

12-1pm

Your Life and Your Relationships Bill Maurice, MA,LPC, LCADC (S-CAPS)

Academic performance is one part of college success. Come learn about how social, emotional, and interpersonal skills fit into the other parts.

 

      Tuesday

November 14

4-5pm

Thursday

November 16

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

November 28

4-5pm

Thursday

November 30

12-1pm

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