Support Groups and Workshops

In accordance with current physical distancing recommendations due to COVID-19, CAPS is offering virtual process groups and workshops.

Overview

About CAPS' Live Zoom Workshops and Process Groups

Who is Eligible to Participate?

CAPS' live Zoom workshops and process groups are open to all eligible students.

  • For details on eligibility, visit the Student Health Center's Eligibility webpage.

How Do I Attend a Workshop or Process Group?

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

How Often Do Workshops and Process Groups Meet?

  • Live Zoom workshops meet once and active participation is optional.
  • Live Zoom process groups meet weekly or bi-weekly and are ongoing and interactive.

CAPS' Fall 2020 Live Zoom Workshop Schedule.

About CAPS' Asynchronous Canvas Workshops

What is an Asynchronous Workshop?

CAPS' asynchronous workshops are not live activities. Students can complete these pre-designed workshops at any time.

Who is Eligible to Participate?

CAPS' asynchronous Canvas workshops are open to all eligible students.

  • For details on eligibility, visit the Student Health Center's Eligibility webpage.

How Do I Attend a Canvas Workshop?

Attendance is easy! To attend a Cavas workshop:

  • Click on the Canvas workshop(s) you would like to complete from the Fall 2020 Workshops list below. Click on the desired workshop link. This will take you to the workshop's Canvas course enrollment page.
  • Click on the "Enroll in Course" button located on the right side of the enrollment page.
    • If the workshop you have selected is ready to go, click on the "Go to Course" button to start the workshop.
    • If the workshop is still being prepared, you will receive an email notification when the workshop is ready.
  • Note: Each of the Canvas workshops you have enrolled in will appear on your Canvas Dashboard.

How Often Do Canvas Workshops Meet?

Each Canvas workshop is a single experience. That said, students can "attend" each workshop as many times as they would like while the workshop is available.

Fall 2020 Workhops and Process Groups

Anxiety Support: Live Zoom Process Group

Anxiety, stress, worry, fear… it can be overwhelming and isolating. Come join others who may be feeling similarly, and learn tools for reducing anxiety symptoms and becoming more grounded in the present moment.

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

Becoming Your Best Self: Live Zoom Workshop

Improve your self-esteem and self-image by identifying and deconstructing your old patterns of self-criticism and doubt.

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

Building Resilience: Canvas Workshop

Expand your resilient zone and learn skills to increase your ability to cope with adversity.

Click on the link below to enroll in and attend this workshop:

Conquering Social Anxiety: Live Zoom Workshop

Come learn how to clear your path to self-confidence in social situations. In this workshop you will learn how to identify what keeps you blocked, and how to remove or get around those obstacles.

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

Creating a Self-Care Plan: Canvas Workshop

Want more vitality, contentment, and connectedness and less despair? Yes, please! Participants will be guided in the development of their own self-care plan.

Click on the link below to enroll in and attend this workshop:

Creating Connections: Live Zoom Workshop

This workshop provides tools for attracting, creating, and maintaining meaningful connections, interactions, and relationships.

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

De-Stress Yourself: Canvas Workshop

Come and learn about the difference between everyday stress and anxiety. You will be taught Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR), a relaxation skill proven to be effective for managing anxiety.

Click on the link below to enroll in and attend this workshop:

Feel Your Feelings: Live Zoom Workshop

Learn about the biological stress cycle and gain skills to help you work through strong emotions and feelings while strengthening your ability to appropriately monitor your level of frustration.

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

Getting Unstuck: Live Zoom Workshop

Feeling stuck, unhappy, procrastinating, or withdrawing from others? You will be guided in identifying patterns of “stuck” behavior and thinking in the areas of self-confidence, self-reliance, independence, and self-esteem. A space for graduate students to share their thoughts, concerns and personal experiences in an effort to support and uplift one another. Themes to be discussed include, balancing academic demands with self-care, managing stress, imposter syndrome, as well as sociocultural factors, family, and personal dynamics that may impact the graduate student experience.

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

Grad Student Support: Live Zoom Process Group

A space for graduate students to share their thoughts, concerns and personal experiences in an effort to support and uplift one another. Themes to be discussed include, balancing academic demands with self-care, managing stress, imposter syndrome, as well as sociocultural factors, family, and personal dynamics that may impact the graduate student experience.

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

Healthy Romantic Relationships: Live Zoom Workshop

Learn techniques to enhance shared meaning with your romantic partner, strengthen your friendship, and resolve problems even when you don't agree.

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

Let's Get Moving! Procrastination and Time Management: Canvas Workshop

Feeling like there simply aren't enough hours in a day to balance wellness and responsibilities? Getting tired of the stress that comes with procrastination and grades that don’t reflect your abilities? Learn what’s really holding you back and unleash your inner taskmaster.  

Click on the link below to enroll in and attend this workshop:

Mindfulness: Canvas Workshop

Learn about the practice and benefits of mindfulness.

Click on the link below to enroll in and attend this workshop:

Mindfulness and Relaxation: Live Zoom Workshop

Come join this supportive workshop where you will learn how to relax and improve your ability to focus.

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

Peace with My Body: Live Zoom Process Group

Tired of the body wars? Feel defeated by attempts to gain self-acceptance by changing your body? Learn radical body acceptance and how to live joyfully and peacefully in your body.

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

Self-Care Reboot: Live Zoom Workshop

Do you ever feel stuck in a cycle of stress? Like you have forgotten how to have fun and enjoy life? Come learn some quick, easy-to-implement coping skills and make a plan to awaken joy in your life again.

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

The Healthy Break-Up: Live Zoom Workshop

Do you allow unhealthy or unsatisfying relationships to linger on? Do you ghost? Or break up by text? Do you stay because you are afraid to leave? Learn communication and self-support skills to help end unsatisfying or destructive relationships and move on!

Please call (323) 343-3300 to arrange live Zoom workshop or process group attendance.

Understanding Anger: Canvas Workshop

Repair your relationship with anger. Learn to express it as a healthy and helpful emotion! 

Click on the link below to enroll in and attend this workshop:

Live Zoom Process Group and Workshop Schedule

CAPS' offers students live process groups and workshops that focus on a variety of student-centered topics, including anxiety, body image, relationships and other issues. For this term's schedule, click on: