Westchester Announcements And Events
Groups 2018-2019: Develop Yourself and Maximize Your Success
Stress...Let It Go!
Tuesday Common Hours (3:20pm to 4:20pm), Counseling Center, Administration Center, 2nd floor
Learn some proven ways to handle YOUR stress due to test taking anxiety, social anxiety, difficult relationships, multiple expectations and much, much more...
**Limited space so please arrive early for a seat** This group is held every Tuesday during the Fall 2018 semester. No need to sign up, just drop in!
Contact Dr. Rosa Ament to find out more about the group at (914) 773-3710
Due Process: A Law Student’s Group
Tuesdays, 5pm-6pm, Law School Campus
This group is for law students struggling with managing the Law School-Life balance. The group provides a safe place to discuss personal concerns and receive support.
Contact Dr. Amanda Michael to find out more about the group at (914) 773-3710
Wednesdays 12:25pm – 1:10pm, Counseling Center, Administration Center, 2nd floor
Are you drinking or using drugs more than you want to? Could you use some strategies for change? Do you want to clean up your act before graduation? Are you trying to stay clean and sober?
“HARMLESS” is a confidential weekly discussion group for students who are interested in examining or modifying their current use of alcohol or other drugs or who seek support in maintaining recovery. This group offers a safe space for students to share their experiences as well as provide and receive support.
Contact Andrea Winters at (914) 773-3710 to learn more about the group.
Seeking Safety Workshop
Thursdays, 3:15pm - 4:15 pm
Sponsored by the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention in collaboration with the Counseling and Personal Development Center: The Seeking Safety Workshop addresses the most urgent need of people who have experienced sexual violence or interpersonal trauma --to establish safety. The workshop will cover topics, addressing a range of different cognitive, behavioral, and interpersonal issues that may be experienced. Each topic provides highly practical tools and techniques for implementing "safe coping skills" with the goal of restoring ideals that have been lost, including respect, care, protection, and healing.
Contact Dr. Amanda Michael at (914) 773-3710 or Erin Doolin at (914) 597-8783 to find out more about the group.
Understanding Self and Others
Thursdays, 4:30pm - 5:30pm, Counseling Center, Administration Center, 2nd floor
This is a confidential interpersonal group that runs weekly throughout the semester, bringing together students of all backgrounds who may struggle with difficulties within their relationships or are looking to understand themselves better. This group offers a safe and private space.
Contact Dr. Nick Jackson or Dr. Amanda Michael for more information at (914) 773-3710.
Check Out Our Relaxation Room
Make an appointment to check out our Relaxation Room now located in the Elm Hall Lobby which is designed to help individuals develop relaxation skills and cope with stress. You might also enjoy using our state-of-the-art massage chair, SAD Lamp, Buddha Board and our biofeedback software, emWave2©!
Download Our Just In Case App Or Go To "Counseling Center: Just In Case" On The MyPACE Mobile APP
Put vital and potentially life-saving mental health information at your fingertips.
Browse to our Just In Case App, just in case you or a friend needs help.....
Starting the Conversation: College and Mental Health
Check out this new informative resource about mental health in college (PDF). Written by NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and the JED Foundation, who say, "Read the guide, learn from it and use it to start and continue a conversation about mental health."
RED CARD: Recognizing and Reaching Out to Students of Concern
The Red Card 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 expresion of concern and offering of resources could be critical in helping to save a student from emotional, academic and other distress.
STAFF AND FACULTY RESOURCES: See our NEW resources below
- Outreach and Consultation: Information for Staff and Faculty
- Red Card: Recognizing and Reaching Out to Students of Concern (Westchester Campuses) (PDF)
- Statement of Self Care (Syllabus Statement) (PDF)