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Mental Health Workshops/Trainings

The goal of providing Mental Health Workshops/Trainings is to help educate our campus community mental health issues; empower them to utilize helping skills and proactive wellness practices; reduce the stigma towards mental health through promotion of  a community of care;  and introduce resources for mental health, including Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS),  to the UCR community. 

Available Workshops
  • Suicide Awareness — Learn How to Help
    Recognizing and responding to warning signs of suicide

    Participate in a two-hour “Campus Connect- Let’s Talk” training. 

    • Recognize the warning signs of a suicidal crisis.
    • Compassionately ask a student about their suicidal thoughts.
    • Help a student feel understood, validated and acknowledged.
    • Appropriately refer a student to mental health resources.

    Students, Faculty and Staff: For information on how to sign up for a group training, contact sarah.pemberton@ucr.edu

    Faculty and staff: Find a scheduled training in the UCR LMS.

  • Assisting Distressed and Distressing Students
    Supporting Students in Distress

    Participate in a  90-minute “Responding to Distressed Students” training.

    • Recognize distressed behavior and appropriate responses.
    • Learn about UCR resources that can help both the student-in-need and you.
    • Navigate proper protocols.

    Faculty, staff or students: To sign up for individual or group training, contact penny.key@ucr.edu

    Responding to Disruptive Students

    Participate in a 90-minute “Responding to Disruptive Students” training.

    • Distinguish between emotional distress and disruptive behavior.
    • Acquire strategies for responding.
    • Learn about UCR resources that can support your needs and the student.
    • Navigate proper protocols.

    Faculty, staff or students: To sign up for individual or group training, contact penny.key@ucr.edu

     

  • Intro to CAPS
    Intro to CAPS

    Intro to CAPS is a training designed for students, student organizations and campus partners who want to learn more about CAPS services and how to initiate services. This training also covers campus and student resources available at UCR. 

    Faculty, staff or students: To request a workshop, call (951) 827-5531.

  • CAPS Connect
    CAPS Connect

    CAPS Connect is a training designed for student leaders and campus partners who want more in-depth skills for responding to students in distress. The goal of this training is to help participants develop basic skills to engage students, assess signs of distress, increase help-seeking behaviors and connect students to various campus resources, including CAPS.

    Faculty, staff or students: To request a workshop, call (951) 827-5531.

  • Be There for Student Veterans
    Be There for Student Veterans

    Take the 30-minute “Veterans At-Risk” online simulation.

    • Identify a distressed student veteran who could be at risk for suicide.
    • Respond effectively and compassionately.
    • Appropriately refer a student to mental health resources.

    Students: Take the online simulation . Enter the enrollment key UCRiverside16 to get started.

    Faculty and staff: Take the online simulation  or access it through UCR LMS.

  • Free Online Trainings 
    Be There for Students in Crisis

    Take the 30-minute “At-Risk” online simulation.

    • Increase your knowledge and awareness of mental health and suicide.
    • Learn how to talk with a student who may be in distress.
    • Connect a student with mental health resources.

    Students: Take the online simulation. Enter the enrollment key UCRiverside16 to get started.

    Faculty and staff: Take the online simulation  or access it through the UCR LMS.

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