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, 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. 


Building Resiliency: Open Workshop Series

Date: Thursday, April 25th, 2019                          

Time: 12:30pm-1:20pm

Location: SWC 300B                                         

Facilitator: Ellen J. Lin

 

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Come learn ways to increase your resilience and well being, to get through the challenging periods in your life in this interactive, safe, and supportive environment.


RIO 4 (Session 3)

Date:Friday, April 26th, 2019                          

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                     

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-1:00pm

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.


Calming Anxiety

Date:Monday, April 29th, 2019                          

Time: 1:30pm-2:45pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                      

Facilitators: David Emmert

 

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Have you been feeling anxious, worried, or limited by anxiety? Join us if you'd like to learn new concepts and skills to help effectively manage anxiety. The techniques presented can reduce ways anxiety may be limiting your full potential, and enhance your ability to stay calm under stressful circumstances.


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.


Sleep Better Feel Better II

Date: Wednesday, May 1st, 2019                          

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Location: SWC 375/377                                           

Facilitator: Maya Sztainer

 

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Sleeping better always seems to be a priority for all of us, but what things can we actually do to help us get higher quality sleep? Join us for our workshop on sleep hygiene to learn how sleep can affect our general well-being as well as get tips on how to rest well in order to live well!


Building Resiliency: Open Workshop Series

Date: Thursday, May 2nd, 2019                          

Time: 12:30pm-1:20pm

Location: SWC 300B                                        

Facilitator: Ellen J. Lin

 

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Come learn ways to increase your resilience and well being, to get through the challenging periods in your life in this interactive, safe, and supportive environment.


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.


Building Resiliency: Open Workshop Series

Date: Thursday, May 9th, 2019                          

Time: 12:30pm-1:20pm

Location: SWC 300B                                          

Facilitator: Ellen J. Lin

 

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Come learn ways to increase your resilience and well being, to get through the challenging periods in your life in this interactive, safe, and supportive environment.