Webinar Registration Page
Thank you for your interest in the Counseling Center's Fall 2021 Back to Basics Webinar Series. Please see below for short descriptions and the zoom registration links for each individual webinar. All webinars will be recorded and archived for later viewing on the Counseling Center's recorded presentations page. Participation is limited to the first 500 registrants.
Learning to Manage Your Stress
Thursday September 30, 2021 2 PM - 3 PM
This presentation will cover how stress impacts our daily lives and provide methods to help alleviate stress along with plans for stress reduction. We will also discuss resources available to currently enrolled TXST students.
Building Your Social Confidence Skills
Tuesday October 12, 2021 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
This presentation will introduce participants to tips and techniques to improve one's social confidence skills in school and one's personal life. Participants can expect to learn more about social anxiety and problematic shyness and how they impact interpersonal communication.
Defeating Anxiety: Learn How to Manage Anxiety
Tuesday October 19, 2021 2 PM - 3 PM
This webinar will provide basic understanding of anxiety and review common coping skills for anxiety management. In addition, participants will practice coping skills during the webinar.
Navigating Campus and Community Mental Health Resources
Wednesday October 20, 2021 1 PM - 2 PM
In this webinar, attendees will learn about mental health resources that exist on campus and in the community. Attendees will also learn about various websites to search for mental health resources.
Introduction to Mindfulness
Tuesday October 26, 2021 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
In this introductory webinar, you will learn what mindfulness is, its benefits, and mindfulness related resources.
Is Social Media Stressing You Out?
Tuesday November 2, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
What happens when something intended to be a pleasurable experience instead causes distress? This webinar will serve as a brief review of how to mitigate the effects of excessive social media use throughout the pandemic. There will be discussion about social media trends from the pandemic in addition to practices that aim to address some of the less desirable effects of social media.
Meeting Children’s Emotional Needs: An Introduction to the Circle of Security Program TM
Thursday November 11, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Calling all students who are also parents! Coping with the demands of academics along with parenting can be a real challenge. The Circle of Security ProgramTM can help you to understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read emotional needs, support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions, enhance the development of your child's self-esteem, honor the innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure. Please join us for a brief introduction to the program. Resources will be provided.
Prescription “Nature Pill”: Getting Outdoors for Mental Health and Stress Reduction
Thursday November 18, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
As little as 20 minutes spent in nature can provide stress relief and positively influence mental health. This webinar will guide you through some of the science behind nature’s restorative benefits while also providing specific recommendations for how to spend time outside “mindfully.” Participants who attend this webinar will learn more about their own unique relationship to nature and will have the opportunity to engage in experiential activities like guided imagery and mindful listening.
Faculty & Staff: SNAPP into Self-Care: Tips for Workplace Stress Management and Employee Wellness
Tuesday November 30, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tune in to hear about the many ways stress impacts our bodies…our brains…our lives. Consider how you might be able to better support your wellness in the workplace. Strategies for managing distress AND employee wellness resources will be discussed during this webinar.
If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to participate, please contact the Counseling Center at 512-245-2208 at least 72 hours in advance of the event.