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Counseling Center

Outreach and Consultation


Workshops and Other Programs

The Counseling Center is happy to assist the individuals and groups within the University community who are working to promote the personal, social, and intellectual development of students. In the past, interested student groups, personnel, sororities and fraternities, academic departments and instructors, and other groups have requested that we conduct programs, workshops, and presentations related to career and educational decision-making, improving academic effectiveness, and personal and social issues. Some example of these topics are:

  • Introduction to Counseling Center services and supports
  • Understanding stress and its management
  • Eating disorders
  • Testing tips
  • How to get accommodations for disabilities
  • Suicide: facts and fables
  • Adult children of alcoholic parents
  • Protecting yourself: date rape and safety issues
  • Alcohol/drug awareness
  • What is your personality type
  • Assertiveness training
  • Study skills
  • Self hypnosis for stress management
  • Test anxiety management
  • Career interest testing
  • Building self esteem
  • Time management

Time Frame. ​Our workshops and presentations typically require a one to two-hour time slot, though some topics require more time than this. The topics above may need to be modified or narrowed to fit certain time frames and special situations or interests.

Your Own Ideas. The programs and workshops listed here are intended to give you an idea of the types of services we have provided in the past. Our staff is available to design programs on other topics to meet your specific needs and concerns. We will also help individuals and groups in the development and implementation of their own programs.

Bringing Our Programs To You. Requests for Westchester programs, special topic presentations, workshops, and consultations can be made to any Counseling Services staff member. If you are interested in a program, please stop in or call us:

Westchester
Phone: (914) 773-3710
Fax: (914) 773-3639

New York City
Phone: (212) 346-1526

Our presentations and workshops can be provided throughout the year. However, the earlier you contact us, the more likely it is that we can meet your specific needs.

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Consultation and Liaison To Staff And Faculty

The staff at the Counseling Center is available to help University staff and faculty in the following ways:

  • Consultation regarding how to best help students presenting with psychological concerns in the classroom and office setting (also please refer to Faculty and Staff Referral Guide)
  • Westchester Campus Liaison Program with academic and other offices, departments and campus partners. The goal of this program is to build and strengthen the relationship between campus offices and departments and the Counseling Center. Campus departments, offices and partners are assigned a specific liaison that will serve as their contact person at the Counseling Center. This liaison can be called if and when there is a question or concern related to the mental health needs of students and other associated issues.
  • Participation in Counseling Center workshops offered to the University community
  • Assistance with staff and faculty around personal issues and concerns through a brief evaluation followed by referral to community resources for ongoing support and help

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Additional Staff and Faculty Resources

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Download Our Just In Case App Or Go To "Counseling Center: Just In Case" on the MyPace App

The Just in Case app supplies potentially life-saving mental health information to Pace University students, staff, and faculty. This smart phone app puts vital information and support options at your fingertips. Scan and open the app today, just in case you or a friend needs help…

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RED CARD: Recognizing and Reaching Out to Students of Concern

This informational guide provides resources to help faculty and staff recognize and assist students of concern.  As staff and faculty, you are often the first to see distressed and/or disruptive students.  As such, you are in a position to encourage and help students connect to the supports they need.  Your expression of concern and offering of resources could be critical in helping to save a student from emotional, academic and other distress.

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