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How to DEAL (Develop Effective Approaches for Life)

How to DEAL - 2016

 
These 50 minute workshops are offered throughout the semester. 
Each workshop will be held in the LBJ Student Center. Registration required.
Please see below for schedule, room number and registration.
Presentations are given by Counseling Center Professional staff and are free for currently enrolled students.
If you require an accommodation due to a disability, call us
at 512-245-2208 at least 72 hours in advance of the workshop start time to ensure availability.
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Spring 2017 DEAL Workshops

Taking the Stress Out of Tests

Everyone knows how stressful final exams can be.  Instead of waiting to cram at the last minute, come to this session to get tips & tricks to FEEL and BE prepared to "make the grades" you want, not "take the grade you get."

Thursday, February 23 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM **In LBJ 4-1.6**

Monday, March 6 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday, April 5 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

 

ABC's of Zzz's: Improving Sleep Habits

Sleep plays an important role in all aspects of life, including college success.  This workshop is geared to help you know how to get the amount and quality of sleep to best fulfill your goals as a student and beyond your collegiate career.

Wednesday, March 8 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Thursday, March 23 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Tuesday, April 4 @ 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Recipe for Healthy Relationships

Relationships are an important part of our daily lives, from friendships to family ties to romantic partnerships.  Our goal is to help you understand how to develop and maintain components of a healthy relationship.

Monday, January 30 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tuesday, March 21 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Thursday, April 13 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

 

Social Confidence: Feeling Comfortable Out & About

Social interactions can be challenging or uncomfortable; they require a degree of confidence and confidence takes practice.  Come to learn ways to increase your comfort in day to day interactions.

Thursday, March 2 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Tuesday, March 28 @ 3:00  – 4:00 PM

Monday, April 17 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

 

Cultivating Self Esteem

Self-esteem often requires fostering of a positive sense of self.  The goal of this workshop is to provide tools to develop and nurture positive regard for self.

Monday, February 13 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday, March 22 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Thursday, April 20 @ 3:00 – 4:00 PM

 

Understanding Racial Trauma & Self Care

The psychological effects of racial trauma can take a deep toll on personal well-being.  Understanding these effects and practicing self-care is important and a step towards healing.

Thursday, February 2 @11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Wednesday, March 1 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Tuesday, April 11 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

 

Resiliency in the Face of Stress

College often introduces stressors into daily life that might not have been experienced before.  Developing the ability to recover quickly from difficulties and adapt to new situations, resiliency can help to not only " make it" but grow through adversity.

Wednesday, February 22 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Tuesday, March 7 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Monday, April 10 @ 3:00 – 4:00 PM

 

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