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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 is held in LBJ Student Center Room 3-3.1 . 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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Fall 2016 DEAL Workshops

Getting a Jump on Finals

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."

Monday, September 19 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Wednesday, October 5 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Thursday, October 20 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Tuesday, November 8 @ 12:00 – 1:00 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.

Thursday, September 15 @ 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Monday, October 3 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Wednesday, November 9 @ 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Tuesday, November 29 @ 2:00 – 3:00 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.

Wednesday, September 14 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursday, October 13 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Tuesday, October 25 @ 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Monday, November 2 @ 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.

Wednesday, September 21 @ 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Tuesday, October 4 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Thursday, October 27 @ 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Monday, November 14 @ 3:00 – 4:00 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.

Thursday, September 29 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Wednesday, September 7 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Tuesday, October 11 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Monday, November 7 @ 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.

Monday, September 12 @ 3:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday, October 19 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Tuesday, November 15 @ 11:00 – 12:00 PM

Thursday, December 1 @ 3:00 – 4:00 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.

Monday, September 26 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Tuesday, October 18 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Thursday, November 17 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Wednesday, November 30 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

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