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 J. D. Muth © 2009--Photo taken March 10, 2009 on Sulphur Mountain, in Upper Ojai.Counseling Services Prevention & Outreach Programming

Prevention programming is a service provided by Counseling Services in order to promote the emotional health and wellbeing of the larger university community. Our staff is available to deliver lectures, workshops, and other programming to your class, group, or campus organization. We offer a wide variety of topics, and we are always expanding the list of topics we cover. In addition to stigma reduction, resilience and prevention programming for students, Counseling Services provides consultation and training in a variety of areas to faculty and staff. We also available for general outreach at events such as health fairs or other campus events. 

Prevention Strategic Objectives 2016-2017

  • Increase mental wellbeing practices across the campus community.
  • Increase response and visibility around campus/community social justice issues.
  • Increase prevention programming and screening for high risk populations.
  • Promote bystander intervention behaviors across campus. 
  • Promote consultation and advising across campus community.
 

  How To Request A Prevention Program 

Complete the Prevention Program Request Form

Due to the many responsibilities of CS staff and the large request for services, we request a minimum of ten audience members at each function.  Requests received at least one month in advance with at least three possible dates have a greater likelihood of being accommodated. Requests can be made up to one year in advance, and we can accommodate some requests for regularly scheduled functions. Although Prevention Programming is generally scheduled Monday through Friday during regular business hours, we are able to accommodate a small number of events outside of this time. Please contact us for more information.

We also encourage you to familiarize yourself with the programming offered through the Academic Skills Center and PULSE/Peer Counseling Education in addition to those offered by Counseling Services.

  TOPICS OFFERED

Academic Issues  

Test Anxiety
Procrastination
Time Management & Other Study Skills

Addressing Mental Health Concerns

Anxiety and Depression
Suicide
Disordered Eating and Body Image
Substance Use, Abuse, & Dependence

Helping Someone in Distress

General Wellness and Personal Growth

Life Transitions
Mindfulness, Meditation, and Relaxation
Stress Management
Homesickness
First Year Success
Grief

General Information About Counseling Services

Basic Counseling Skills
Crisis Management
How to Make a Referral
Assisting Students in Distress
Assisting Students At-Risk for Harming Self or Others
Services Offered at Counseling Services
Alcohol and Drug Interventions

Relationship Issues

Initiating, Maintaining, and/or Ending Relationships
Building Healthy Relationships
Unhealthy and Abusive Relationships
Assertiveness
Conflict Resolution
Relationship Issues Specific to LGBT Students
Communication
 

**Please contact Assistant Director of Community Prevention & Intervention Services, Dr. Hannah Roberts (hrober02@calpoly.edu) with any questions about outreach or training.

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