The Student Wellness Center offers a variety of opportunities for education. To make an outreach request, please complete the form below. We will confirm your request as soon as it is received by our outreach staff.
All presentations are designed to be about one hour in length unless otherwise specified in the description. Many of the topics below can be adjusted to accommodate 30-minute presentations, please specify if this is what you would prefer, and we will communicate about how to best meet your needs.
We ask that you give us three weeks' notice to accommodate scheduling.
If you have questions, contact Cora Olson, our Wellness Program and Outreach Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If there is a topic you would like us to cover that is not listed, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate.
These are 2-hour trainings (cannot be reduced) with Suspender shirts provided for all participants.
- Mental Wellness and Preventing Suicide: Health, Outreach, Prevention and Education (HOPE) Services is offering two-hour mental wellness and suicide prevention courses to the WSU community in order to help individuals better identify, understand, and respond to signs and symptoms of suicide. This course aims to help students, faculty, and staff learn how to better recognize, intervene, and provide resources for at-risk individuals who may be struggling with suicidal thoughts. An in-person version tailored for the LGBTQ+ community is available upon request. A version of the general training in Spanish is available on Suspender4Hope.com here.
- Healthy Relationships and Bystander Intervention: Health, Outreach, Prevention and Education (HOPE) Services is offering a two-hour healthy relationship and bystander intervention course to the WSU community in order to help individuals better identify and understand healthy and unhealthy relationship dynamics. Participants will consider their values and boundary setting in contexts of friends, family and romantic partners. This course aims to help students, faculty, and staff develop tools to support people who may be in problematic situations or who have experienced sexual assault, stalking, dating or domestic violence.
- Substance Use and Mental Wellness: Health, Outreach, Prevention and Education (HOPE) Services is offering a two-hour substance use and mental wellness prevention course to the WSU community to help individuals better identify, understand, and respond to signs and symptoms of substance misuse. This course aims to help students, faculty, and staff develop tools to reflect on how they engage with substances, stigma related to substance use disorder, and how to best support members of their community.
- Academic Toolbox (starting a project): Motivation, Time Management, and Procrastination
- Overcoming Challenges (maintaining a project): Stress Management, Resiliency, and Motivation
- Mental Maintenance (finishing a project): Self-Care, Mindfulness, and Perfectionism
- Interpersonal Relationships: Conflict Resolution and Communication Skills (Grief and Loss if requested)
- Understanding Common Mental Health Issues: Anxiety & Depression
- Professional Development: Team Building and Decision Making
- Study Abroad: Cultural Adjustment and Homesickness
- CAPS Information Session (15 Minutes): A brief overview of the services offered to students and staff by Counseling and Psychological services.
- myShockerhealth Information session: Presentation discusses the services available at Student Health.
- Healthy Behaviors for College Students: Presentation includes discussion on what being healthy means, how health can impact academic performance, healthy behaviors including dietary choices, sleep, exercise, smoking and use of energy drinks. This presentation can be customized to whatever topic you like and should be narrowed down to a focus of 1-2 topics.
- LGBTQIA+ Healthcare and Sexual Health: Interactive presentation and discussions on LGBTQIA health and wellbeing can be discussed. Providing information on Student Health's support of this population by providing gender affirming hormones, pre- and post- HIV medication prescriptions and more will also be available.
- I’m Hurt! Now what do I do? Presentation covers your choice of first aid or basic self-care for common injuries such as sprains/strains, bruises, cuts, scrapes and minor burns. Each common injury area is defined with symptoms, when to see a doctor, how to care for the injury at home.
- I’m Sick! Now what do I do? Cold/Flu/Covid-19 season preparation
Presentation covers basic self-care for common illness such as sore throat, headaches, fever, cough, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, colds and seasonal allergies. Each illness area has information on home care including what type of over-the-counter medications would be helpful and when to call the doctor.
- Sexual Health "Who’s in My Bed?": Interactive presentation to help students understand the complications sexual activity may bring to their lives and the consequences of these actions.
- Gynecology and Contraception: Interactive presentation and discussions will bring awareness to multiple contraception devices and methods. Gynecology will focus on personal hygiene, symptoms to be aware of, treatment of illnesses, common myths debunked, and being aware of your own body.
- Sexually Transmitted Illnesses: Interactive presentation informs students of sexual health prevention of disease, symptoms to be aware of, testing for illnesses, and treatment.
- HIV and AIDS Awareness: Presentation helps define HIV and AIDS including information on etiology, risk factors, transmission, symptoms, disease progression, testing and prevention.
- Healthy Eating 101: Tips for making healthy food choices
- Nutrition Basics for Wellness: Helpful hints for grocery shopping, reading nutrition labels, tips for success on health eating and resources for online information and support
- Health Insurance Simplified: Presentation covers information on health insurance including defining terminology used in health insurance, sources for health care on and off campus, and tips on how insurance works.
- Travel Health: Presentation discusses health related concerns for travelers especially those traveling overseas. Preparing for studying abroad and planning your trip.
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