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.


Fall 2018


Open Women Talk's Workshop Series

Date: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Location: SWC 375/377

Facilitator: Colleen & Scheanelle

 

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Join us for this interactive workshop where we will talk about identities, biases and images (self and perceived) within a safe and supportive environment.  Come and share your experiences and learn about various cultures, groups and self-care tips. We will explore and discuss educational topics such as time management, procrastination, prioritizing, setting goals, and communicating with others.


Study Skills

Date: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Time: 1:30pm - 2:45pm

Location: SWC 375/377

Facilitator: Jimma Cortes Smith

 

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Explore different studying tools.


Open Women Talk's Workshop Series

Date: Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Location: SWC 375/377

Facilitator: Colleen & Scheanelle  

 

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Join us for this interactive workshop where we will talk about identities, biases and images (self and perceived) within a safe and supportive environment.  Come and share your experiences and learn about various cultures, groups and self-care tips. We will explore and discuss educational topics such as time management, procrastination, prioritizing, setting goals, and communicating with others.


Time Management

Date: Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Time: 2pm - 3:15pm

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.


Sleep Better Feel Better I

Date: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Time: 10am - 11am

Location: SWC 375/377

Facilitator: Alex Gerrick

 

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Dozing off in class? Frustrated by restlessness nights? Sleep deprivation can take a toll on your grades, relationships, and overall mental health. Learn how to improve sleep hygiene with a few effective techniques.


Overcoming Procrastination

Date: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Time: 3pm - 4pm

Location: SWC 375/377

Facilitator: Yu-Ping Huang

 

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


Open Women Talk's Workshop Series

Date: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Location: SWC 375/377

Facilitator: Colleen & Scheanelle

 

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Join us for this interactive workshop where we will talk about identities, biases and images (self and perceived) within a safe and supportive environment.  Come and share your experiences and learn about various cultures, groups and self-care tips. We will explore and discuss educational topics such as time management, procrastination, prioritizing, setting goals, and communicating with others.


Top Habits

Date: Tuesday, November 1st, 2018

Time: 1:30pm - 2:45pm

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!


Motivational Mondays

Date: Monday, November 5th, 2018

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 Hour - Games/Activities

Date: Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Location: SWC 122

Facilitator: Minji Yang

 

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Wanna 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.


Open Women Talk's Workshop Series

Date: Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Location: SWC 375/377 

Facilitator: Colleen & Scheanelle  

 

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Join us for this interactive workshop where we will talk about identities, biases and images (self and perceived) within a safe and supportive environment.  Come and share your experiences and learn about various cultures, groups and self-care tips. We will explore and discuss educational topics such as time management, procrastination, prioritizing, setting goals, and communicating with others.


Mindfulness for Beginners

Date: Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Time: 1pm - 2pm

Location: SWC 122A

Facilitator: Stephanie Preston

 

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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.


Goal Setting

Date: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Time: 10am - 11:15am

Location: SWC 375/377

Facilitator: Scheanelle Green

 

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Create short and long term goals towards being more productive.


Open Women Talk's Workshop Series

Date: Wednesday, Novemver 14th, 2018

Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Location: SWC 375/377 

Facilitator: Colleen & Scheanelle

 

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Join us for this interactive workshop where we will talk about identities, biases and images (self and perceived) within a safe and supportive environment.  Come and share your experiences and learn about various cultures, groups and self-care tips. We will explore and discuss educational topics such as time management, procrastination, prioritizing, setting goals, and communicating with others.


Achieving a Work-Life-School Balance

Date: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018     

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                           

Facilitator: Yu-Ping Huang

 

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


Open Women Talk's Workshop Series

Date: Wednesday, Novemver 21st, 2018

Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Location: SWC 375/377      

Facilitator: Colleen & Scheanelle

 

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Join us for this interactive workshop where we will talk about identities, biases and images (self and perceived) within a safe and supportive environment.  Come and share your experiences and learn about various cultures, groups and self-care tips. We will explore and discuss educational topics such as time management, procrastination, prioritizing, setting goals, and communicating with others.


Open Women Talk's Workshop Series

Date: Wednesday, Novemver 28th, 2018         

Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                           

Facilitator: Colleen & Scheanelle

 

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Join us for this interactive workshop where we will talk about identities, biases and images (self and perceived) within a safe and supportive environment.  Come and share your experiences and learn about various cultures, groups and self-care tips. We will explore and discuss educational topics such as time management, procrastination, prioritizing, setting goals, and communicating with others.


Motivational Mondays

Date: Monday, December 3r, 2018                       

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.


Open Women Talk's Workshop Series

Date: Wednesday, December 5th, 2018           

Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                           

Facilitator: Colleen & Scheanelle

 

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Join us for this interactive workshop where we will talk about identities, biases and images (self and perceived) within a safe and supportive environment.  Come and share your experiences and learn about various cultures, groups and self-care tips. We will explore and discuss educational topics such as time management, procrastination, prioritizing, setting goals, and communicating with others.


Finding Happiness in a Stressful World

Date: Friday, December 7th, 2018                         

Time: 12:00pm -1:30pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                              

Facilitator: 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.


Open Women Talk's Workshop Series

Date: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018          

Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                           

Facilitator: Colleen & Scheanelle

 

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Join us for this interactive workshop where we will talk about identities, biases and images (self and perceived) within a safe and supportive environment.  Come and share your experiences and learn about various cultures, groups and self-care tips. We will explore and discuss educational topics such as time management, procrastination, prioritizing, setting goals, and communicating with others.