Personal Development Workshops

              SPRING 2018 Schedule   

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 6

4-5pm

Thursday

February 8

12-1pm

The Flu Carol Brown Taylor, RN  (Student Health Services-Metro)

Sickness can have a negative impact on your academic success. Learn how to prevent and/or deal with the flu.                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

Tuesday

February 13

4-5pm

Thursday

    February 15

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 20

4-5pm

Thursday

February 22

12-1pm

Making Diet and Fitness Changes that Last!

Scott Fisher, MS, RD, CSCS - Director of the Fitness Center

Come learn how to stay the course and avoid "resolution relapse" when it comes to improving your diet and getting consistent with working out.

 

        Tuesday

February 27

4-5pm

      Thursday

       March 1

12-1pm

 

Failing Well: Life Skills for Disappointments  Kathy Azzaro MA, LPC (S-CAPS) 

 Life is not perfect! There are likely to be disappointments you have already experienced. Learn life skills that can help you to cope with these set backs.

Tuesday

March 6

4-5pm

 

Thursday

March 8

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            March 20               4-5pm

Thursday

March 22

12-1pm

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

Have you ever felt really anxious, but didn’t know why? Two hundred thousand years of evolution might provide some answers.

Come learn about the human stress-response that is built into your genetic code, as well as ways to manage the stress-response.

 

Tuesday

March 27

4-5 pm

Thursday

March 29

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

April 3                      

4-5pm

Thursday

         April 5 

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

April 10

4-5pm

Thursday

        April 12

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

April 17

4-5pm

Thursday

April 19

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

 

 

 

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