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Workshops & Trainings

Check out the workshops and trainings (live and on-demand) offered to build UH community knowledge about mental health and well-being.

Mental Health Trainings

In this training a CAPS clinician helps students, faculty, and staff to recognize concerning behaviors. Participants then learn how to respond to person of concern with empathy while maintaining appropriate boundaries. Everyone leaves knowing how to refer students to CAPS office for support.

Date Time Location
Monday, May 23 10am – 11am Virtual
Monday, May 23 4pm – 5pm Wellness Extension Classroom (next to McAlister's)

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QPR, which stands for "Question, Persuade, Refer", is a nationally recognized suicide prevention program designed to educate persons to recognize and respond to the signs of suicidal thinking or behavior.

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This bystander intervention workshop focuses on give individuals the tools to identify and “step up” and step in when they see a scenario that may need intervention.

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Well-being Workshops

Join CAPS for in-depth conversations about anti-black and broader issues of racism in America. Learn about and understand the impact of racial trauma and how to cope and/or support those affected by racially traumatic events. Sign up for our Racial Trauma is Real Workshops by filling out our form.

To request this workshop for 10 or more participants please submit a request.

See CAPS Race Related Stress Resources page for additional information

A workshop that gives a basic overview of our four main topic areas: alcohol & drugs, sexual health, mental well-being, and exercise/ physical activity.

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A workshop that gives a basic overview of our four main topic areas: alcohol & drugs, sexual health, mental well-being, and exercise/ physical activity.

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An introduction to the effects of three of the most commonly used drugs at UH: alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco. This workshop also touches on decision making and risk reduction strategies for drug use.

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An introduction on the importance of how to eat a varied and nutritious diet and how to stay physically active in college. This workshop also provides on and off campus resources around these topics.

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An introduction for how to healthier romantic and non-romantic relationships, including open communication, asking for consent, and communication around boundaries. This workshop also touches on issues of gender and masculinity.

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An introduction to safer sexual health practices, including information about sexual anatomy, pregnancy and sexual transmitted disease prevention (including information about birth control), and consent and sexual violence prevention.

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Coogs Conquer (C-2) Workshops On-Demand

CAPS presents the Coogs Conquer Workshop Series free and open to students, faculty and staff. Access recorded C-2 workshop videos! Simply click the on-demand links and enter your username@cougarnet.uh.edu

Stress management is an important factor in preventing burnout. Take time to reflect on your stress indicators and intervene before burnout sets in.

Ongoing disruption to our daily lives by COVID-19 and news coverage of racial unrest can cause a range of feelings. Learn how to cope with these ups and downs.

In this recording, CAPS helps graduate school students at the University of Houston reflect on their personal stressors, reactions, and coping. We share coping and university resources to manage common grad school stress.

In this recording, CAPS helps graduate school students at the University of Houston reflect on their personal stressors, reactions, and coping. We share coping and university resources to manage common grad school stress.