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Longhorn Wellness Center Virtual Workshops

All virtual workshops are free and provided by Longhorn Wellness Center, University Health Services or Counseling and Mental Health Center staff or student peer educators. Please note that most workshops need two weeks' notice to schedule. For questions or other requests, reach out to longhornwellnesscenter@austin.utexas.edu.

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Overview of Services

Overview of Services Provided by the Counseling and Mental Health Center:
This presentation familiarizes participants with CMHC services and resources. This is a 20 minute presentation.

Overview of services provided by University Health Services:
This presentation familiarizes participants with UHS services and resources. This is a 20 minute presentation.

Overview of services provided by University Health Services and the Counseling and Mental Health Center:
This presentation familiarizes participants with CMHC and UHS services and resources. This is a 30 minute presentation.

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Be That One. – Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention

Come Up for Air: Practice Self-Care
Deep breaths. Stress has become such a part of our daily lives that most of us don't even realize we're stressed until we feel overwhelmed. In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to manage everyday stress through self-care and relaxation techniques.

Suicide Prevention Program Workshop
This workshop gives participants the tools to support someone who may be thinking about suicide, the second leading cause of death for college students. Research shows that participants who take this workshop feel less stressed and better prepared to intervene with their students and friends when they're in distress. This is a one hour workshop and is available to student, staff, and faculty audiences.

Helping Students in Distress (for faculty and staff only)
Stress is a part of every student's life. However, at times, a student's stress level may become cause for concern. Learn to recognize the warning signs and strategies for helping a student in distress. This is a one-hour presentation.

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BeVocal – Bystander Intervention Initiative

Have you have ever seen a situation unfold that you wish someone would stop? BeVocal offers interactive tailored workshops applicable across a variety of issues to empower UT Austin faculty, staff, and student organizations in bystander intervention.

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Longhorn Wellness Peer Educators (for undergraduates only) - Spring 2021 workshops will resume in mid-February

Bouncing Back: Coping with Failure and Rejection
We all fail sometimes – and we’re here to tell you – that’s OKAY and even helpful! This workshop normalizes the experience of failure and rejection. Through the lens of the growth vs. fixed mindset, we discuss resilience and provide concrete coping strategies when facing failure in the future (Pro-tip: you will).

Come Up for Air: Practice Self-Care
Deep breaths. Stress has become such a part of our daily lives that most of us don't even realize we're stressed until we feel overwhelmed. In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to manage everyday stress through self-care and relaxation techniques.

Sex Talk 101
Let’s talk! In this interactive workshop, learn about introductory sexual health topics such as reproductive anatomy, pregnancy, STIs and contraception. Learn how to put a condom on correctly, team up during the Anatomy Race, and answer trivia questions!

Real Talk: Helping Friends in Distress
This highly interactive workshop explores how students can support their friends who are going through a hard time. Participants will learn how to start a conversation with someone they’re concerned about, ways to validate their experience, and resources they can offer for extra support.

What Would You Do? Tools for Taking Care of Your Fellow Longhorns
"What Would You Do?" is a fun workshop that allows students to assess their current behavior as bystanders in common college situations. Using the principles of the BeVocal bystander intervention model, students will have the opportunity to think through how they would navigate different and often challenging scenarios to successfully take care of their fellow Longhorns.

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Voices Against Violence (VAV)

Introduction to Interpersonal Violence 
Learn about the resources offered at Voices Against Violence and gain knowledge about relationship violence, sexual violence, and stalking.

Crushes, Commitment, & Calling it Quits
This interactive workshop explores healthy relationships from start to finish, including what makes a relationship healthy, setting and respecting boundaries, identifying unhealthy and abusive behaviors, and ending a relationship peacefully. This workshop is relevant for students of all genders and sexualities.

Dating Violence and Stalking 
This workshop discusses the dynamics of dating violence and stalking, with particular emphasis on college students. Participants will learn about power and control, cycles of abuse, barriers to leaving a relationship, and strategies to support survivors. This workshop is relevant for students of all genders and sexualities.

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