CAPS Life Skills Workshops


Our workshops are designed to improve your academic and personal success at SJSU. 

 

Workshops are a great way for students to connect with peers, learn new skills and strategies, and grow both emotionally and educationally! We offer an extensive variety of workshops around the most important issues and challenges that students face.

To register for a workshop click on the "start registration" button below.  Space is limited and workshops with low registration may be cancelled.  We will accept walk-ins if space is available. 

These workshops are for SJSU students only and are wheelchair accessible. If you need other accommodations, please contact: Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Wellness Center, Room 300B (third floor), 408-924-5910www.sjsu.edu/counseling.


Spring 2019                                                    


International Student Coffee Hour 

Date: Monday, February 25th, 2019                          

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: SWC 122                                         

Facilitator:Minji Yang

 

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Want to meet some friends? Come enjoy some great company and conversation over some light refreshments! This is an opportunity to meet new friends from across the SJSU campus and the world in a casual and comfortable environment.


RIO 2 (Session 2)

Date: Wednesday, February 27th, 2019                          

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                     

Facilitators: Stephanie Preston & Mariya Wolff

 

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Recognition, Insight, Openness (RIO) is a 3-week workshop designed to help identify tools & strategies to reduce stress and improve emotional functioning.Week 2 focuses on increasing our understanding of our internal thoughts & feelings and what they’re communicating to us or what their purpose is.


Healthy Relationships 2 of 4: Healthy and Unhealthy Conflict

Date: Thursday, February 28th, 2019                          

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm

Location: SWC 122                                  

Facilitators: Stephanie Preston & Kristina Mendez

 

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Learn more about Healthy and Unhealthy Conflict in Relationships.


International Student Coffee Hour 

Date: Monday, March 4th, 2019                          

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: SWC 122                                         

Facilitator:Minji Yang

 

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Want to meet some friends? Come enjoy some great company and conversation over some light refreshments! This is an opportunity to meet new friends from across the SJSU campus and the world in a casual and comfortable environment.


RIO 3 (Session 1)

Date: Tuesday, March 5th, 2019                          

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

Location: SWC 300B                                     

Facilitators: Alex Gerrick & Alonzo Lamas

 

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Recognition, Insight, Openness (RIO) is a 3-week workshop designed to help identify tools & strategies to reduce stress and improve emotional functioning. Week 1 focuses on recognizing our internal thoughts and feelings without judgment.


RIO 2 (Session 3)

Date: Wednesday, March 6th, 2019                          

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                     

Facilitators: Stephanie Preston & Mariya Wolff

 

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Recognition, Insight, Openness (RIO) is a 3-week workshop designed to help identify tools & strategies to reduce stress and improve emotional functioning. Week 3 focuses on our values and choosing to move our lives in a more fulfilling direction.


Body Image

Date: Wednesday, March 6th, 2019                          

Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm

Location: SWC 327                                   

Facilitators: Colleen Johnson & Scheanelle Green

 

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Please join us for this fun, interactive, and informative workshop for women! We will be exploring our personal and cultural beliefs about body image, deconstructing how we have come to have these beliefs, and identifying ways to feel good about your body and establish a healthy body image.


 

Top Habits

Date: Thursday, March 7th, 2019                          

Time: 10:30am-11:45am

Location: SWC 375/377                                              

Facilitator: Jimma Cortes-Smith

 

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Ever wonder why some people are more successful than others? The answer is simple - they all have similar habits that help them become successful. Attend this workshop to discover some of these highly effective yet extremely easy habits and incorporate them in your own lives!


Healthy Relationships 3 of 4: Comm. and Expectations in Relationships

Date: Thursday, March 7th, 2019                          

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                 

Facilitators: Stephanie Preston & Kristina Mendez

 

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This workshop will explore the many facets of roles and expectations in communication.


Motivational Mondays

Date: Monday, March 11th, 2019                          

Time: 1:30pm-2:45pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                              

Facilitator: Jimma Cortes-Smith

 

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Old habits die hard? Not until you’ve mastered the ‘Habit Loop’. Based on the bestseller by Charles Duhigg, this workshop will empower you to develop positive habits and stay motivated not only on a Monday but on everyday of a busy semester. Learn small habits that will go a long way to help you succeed and stay organized.


International Student Coffee Hour 

Date: Monday, March 11th, 2019                          

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: SWC 122                                         

Facilitator:Minji Yang

 

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Want to meet some friends? Come enjoy some great company and conversation over some light refreshments! This is an opportunity to meet new friends from across the SJSU campus and the world in a casual and comfortable environment.


RIO 3 (Session 2)

Date: Tuesday, March 12th, 2019                          

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

Location: SWC 300B                                     

Facilitators: Alex Gerrick & Alonzo Lamas

 

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Recognition, Insight, Openness (RIO) is a 3-week workshop designed to help identify tools & strategies to reduce stress and improve emotional functioning. Week 2 focuses on increasing our understanding of our internal thoughts & feelings and what they’re communicating to us or what their purpose is.


Goal Setting

Date: Thursday, March 14th, 2019                          

Time: 10:00am-11:15am

Location: SWC 375/377                                              

Facilitator: Scheanelle Green

 

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Create short and long term goals towards being more productive.


Healthy Relationships 4 of 4: Surviving Relationshipss

Date: Thursday, March 14th, 2019                          

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm

Location: SWC 122                                  

Facilitators: Stephanie Preston & Kristina Mendez

 

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Understand the natural course of romantic relationships, and learn about how to recognize when a relationship may not be working and how you might effectively end it.


International Student Coffee Hour 

Date: Monday, March 18th, 2019                          

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: SWC 122                                         

Facilitator:Minji Yang

 

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Want to meet some friends? Come enjoy some great company and conversation over some light refreshments! This is an opportunity to meet new friends from across the SJSU campus and the world in a casual and comfortable environment.


Achieving a Work-Life-School Balance

Date: Monday, March 18th, 2019                          

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                   

Facilitators: Yu-Ping Huang 

 

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Come to learn various coping strategies and resources available to help you achieve work-life-school balance.


 

Study Skills - Part 1

Date: Tuesday, March 19th, 2019                          

Time: 10:30am-11:45am

Location: SWC 375/377                                              

Facilitator: Jimma Cortes-Smith

 

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Explore different studying tools. (Basics ~ time-management; study space; procrastination)


RIO 3 (Session 3)

Date: Tuesday, March 19th, 2019                          

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

Location: SWC 300B                                     

Facilitators: Alex Gerrick & Alonzo Lamas

 

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Recognition, Insight, Openness (RIO) is a 3-week workshop designed to help identify tools & strategies to reduce stress and improve emotional functioning. Week 3 focuses on our values and choosing to move our lives in a more fulfilling direction.


International Student Coffee Hour 

Date: Monday, March 25th, 2019                          

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: SWC 122                                         

Facilitator:Minji Yang

 

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Want to meet some friends? Come enjoy some great company and conversation over some light refreshments! This is an opportunity to meet new friends from across the SJSU campus and the world in a casual and comfortable environment.


Self Care

Date: Monday, March 25th, 2019                          

Time:2:00pm-3:15pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                        

Facilitators: Jimma Cortes-Smith & Scheanelle Green

 

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Explore simple techniques to take better care of yourself, give your body a break from stress and improve your or one's health.


Top Habits

Date: Thursday, March 28th, 2019                          

Time: 10:30am-11:45am

Location: SWC 375/377                                              

Facilitator: Jimma Cortes-Smith

 

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Ever wonder why some people are more successful than others? The answer is simple - they all have similar habits that help them become successful. Attend this workshop to discover some of these highly effective yet extremely easy habits and incorporate them in your own lives!


International Student Coffee Hour 

Date: Monday, April 8th, 2019                          

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: SWC 122                                         

Facilitator:Minji Yang

 

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Want to meet some friends? Come enjoy some great company and conversation over some light refreshments! This is an opportunity to meet new friends from across the SJSU campus and the world in a casual and comfortable environment.


Study Skills - Part 2

Date: Tuesday, April 9th, 2019                          

Time: 10:30am-11:45am

Location: SWC 375/377                                              

Facilitator: Jimma Cortes-Smith

 

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Explore different studying tools. (Tools ~ notes; books; note cards)


Overcoming Procrastination

Date: Wednesday, April 10th, 2019                          

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                   

Facilitators: Yu-Ping Huang 

 

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Identify why and how you procrastinate and how to create better habits.


 

Time Management

Date: Thursday, April 11th, 2019                          

Time: 10:00am-11:15am

Location: SWC 375/377                                              

Facilitator: Scheanelle Green

 

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Attend this workshop to learn tips and strategies on how to better manage your time.


RIO 4 (Session 1)

Date:Friday, April 12th, 2019                          

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm

Location: SWC 300B                                     

Facilitators: Minji Yang & Joanna Maung

 

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Recognition, Insight, Openness (RIO) is a 3-week workshop designed to help identify tools & strategies to reduce stress and improve emotional functioning. Week 1 focuses on recognizing our internal thoughts and feelings without judgment.


Motivational Mondays

Date: Monday, April 15th, 2019                          

Time: 1:30pm-2:45pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                              

Facilitator: Jimma Cortes-Smith

 

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Old habits die hard? Not until you’ve mastered the ‘Habit Loop’. Based on the bestseller by Charles Duhigg, this workshop will empower you to develop positive habits and stay motivated not only on a Monday but on everyday of a busy semester. Learn small habits that will go a long way to help you succeed and stay organized.


International Student Coffee Hour 

Date: Monday, April 15th, 2019                          

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: SWC 122                                         

Facilitator:Minji Yang

 

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Want to meet some friends? Come enjoy some great company and conversation over some light refreshments! This is an opportunity to meet new friends from across the SJSU campus and the world in a casual and comfortable environment.


RIO 4 (Session 2)

Date:Friday, April 19th, 2019                          

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm

Location: SWC 300B                                     

Facilitators: Minji Yang & Joanna Maung

 

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Recognition, Insight, Openness (RIO) is a 3-week workshop designed to help identify tools & strategies to reduce stress and improve emotional functioning. Week 2 focuses on increasing our understanding of our internal thoughts & feelings and what they’re communicating to us or what their purpose is.


International Student Coffee Hour 

Date: Monday, April 22nd, 2019                          

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: SWC 122                                         

Facilitator:Minji Yang

 

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Want to meet some friends? Come enjoy some great company and conversation over some light refreshments! This is an opportunity to meet new friends from across the SJSU campus and the world in a casual and comfortable environment.


RIO 5 (Session 1)

Date:Monday, April 22nd, 2019                          

Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                     

Facilitators:Justine Fan & Miguel Catchings-Frank

 

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Recognition, Insight, Openness (RIO) is a 3-week workshop designed to help identify tools & strategies to reduce stress and improve emotional functioning. Week 1 focuses on recognizing our internal thoughts and feelings without judgment.


Goal Setting

Date: Wednesday, April 24th, 2019                          

Time: 10:00am-11:15am

Location: SWC 375/377                                              

Facilitator: Scheanelle Green

 

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Create short and long term goals towards being more productive. 


Top Habits

Date: Thursday, April 25th, 2019                          

Time: 10:30am-11:45am

Location: SWC 375/377                                              

Facilitator: Jimma Cortes-Smith

 

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Ever wonder why some people are more successful than others? The answer is simple - they all have similar habits that help them become successful. Attend this workshop to discover some of these highly effective yet extremely easy habits and incorporate them in your own lives!


RIO 4 (Session 3)

Date:Friday, April 26th, 2019                          

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm

Location: SWC 300B                                     

Facilitators: Minji Yang & Joanna Maung

 

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Recognition, Insight, Openness (RIO) is a 3-week workshop designed to help identify tools & strategies to reduce stress and improve emotional functioning.Week 3 focuses on our values and choosing to move our lives in a more fulfilling direction.


Finding Happiness in a Stressful World

Date: Friday, April 26th, 2019                          

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                   

Facilitators: Kell Fujimoto

 

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Are you overwhelmed with stress? Want to silence your inner critic? Join us for this workshop on cultivating more happiness in your life. Come learn simple self-empowerment techniques to stress less and smile more.


 

International Student Coffee Hour 

Date: Monday, April 29th, 2019                          

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: SWC 122                                         

Facilitator:Minji Yang

 

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Want to meet some friends? Come enjoy some great company and conversation over some light refreshments! This is an opportunity to meet new friends from across the SJSU campus and the world in a casual and comfortable environment.


RIO 5 (Session 2)

Date:Monday, April 29th, 2019                          

Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                     

Facilitators: Justine Fan & Miguel Catchings-Frank

 

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Recognition, Insight, Openness (RIO) is a 3-week workshop designed to help identify tools & strategies to reduce stress and improve emotional functioning. Week 2 focuses on increasing our understanding of our internal thoughts & feelings and what they’re communicating to us or what their purpose is.


Motivational Mondays

Date: Monday, May 6th, 2019                          

Time: 1:30pm-2:45pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                              

Facilitator: Jimma Cortes-Smith

 

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Old habits die hard? Not until you’ve mastered the ‘Habit Loop’. Based on the bestseller by Charles Duhigg, this workshop will empower you to develop positive habits and stay motivated not only on a Monday but on everyday of a busy semester. Learn small habits that will go a long way to help you succeed and stay organized.


RIO 5 (Session 2)

Date:Monday, May 6th, 2019                          

Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                     

Facilitators: Justine Fan & Miguel Catchings-Frank

 

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Recognition, Insight, Openness (RIO) is a 3-week workshop designed to help identify tools & strategies to reduce stress and improve emotional functioning. Week 3 focuses on our values and choosing to move our lives in a more fulfilling direction.


Mindfulness for Beginners

Date: Thursday, May 9th, 2019                          

Time: 10:00am

Location: SWC 375/377                                      

Facilitators: Stephanie

 

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Learn the basics of mindfulness - a practice of paying attention non-judgmentally to the present moment - and how this practice can be used to help you live a fuller, more connected and present life.