SPRING 2015 SEMINARS
All workshops are free of charge and open to GRU students. If you are unable to attend a workshop but are interested in the topic, please contact the Counseling Center to set up an appointment to meet with the presenter on an individual basis. As space is often limited for workshops, please call and reserve your seat in advance.
Stress Less this Spring
Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 12:00 PM Summerville campus, JSAC Butler room
Bring your lunch and learn practical tips for stress management that you can begin using right away.
Sleep Hygiene: Getting the Rest You Crave
Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 12:00 PM
Health Sciences Campus, Student Center/Wellness Center, DA2021
We all enjoy a good night’s rest. However, at this point in the semester a good night's sleep is as elusive as the North American Sasquatch. The benefits of sleep will be highlighted and reviewed along with the secret to capturing the elusive 'good night’s sleep'. Bring your lunch and come share in an interactive discussion facilitated by Dawn Jett, LCSW, student counselor, specializing in the needs of health science student.
Mindfulness and Eating
Thursday, February 19, 2015, 1:00 PM Summerville campus, JSAC Butler room
This workshop is for anyone who would like to improve his or her relationship with food. Through learning mindful eating strategies, participants can learn to be more present when eating.
How to Connect: Building a Healthy Support System
Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 12:00 PM Summerville campus, JSAC Butler room
Do you feel uncomfortable or awkward in a group or when meeting new people? Do you want to strengthen current relationships or build new ones? Attend this seminar to learn ways to connect with others and build healthy relationships.
Dreams - What Do They Mean?
Monday, April 13, 2015, 2:00 PM Summerville campus, JSAC Butler room
Have you ever wondered about the meaning of your dreams? Do you think you can control your dreams? Do you want to remember your dreams? Attend this seminar for tips on dream interpretation and learn how to create a dream diary.
Self- Image: Love Your Body; Love the Skin You’re In
Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 10:00 AM Summerville campus, JSAC Butler room
Have you fallen victim to the narrow definition of beauty defined by our society? When you look in the mirror, do you love what you see? Developing a healthy positive body image and a healthy mental approach is essential to happiness and wellness. This workshop will cover best way to build a healthy body image and ways to help you experience your body in a more positive and accepting way.
- Teen girls who live in rural areas are more likely than their male counterparts to have undiagnosed asthma and are at a higher risk of depression, researchers at the Medical College of Georgia say.
- The Georgia Regents University Cancer Center has launched an initiative seeking to reduce the burden of cancer among minority and underserved populations in Georgia.
- On March 3, area IHOP restaurants will once again offer a free stack of pancakes to guests for National Pancake Day - and raise money for the Children's Hospital of Georgia.