Students, faculty, and staff who are interested in CAPS outreach programming are encouraged to review the following options that will meet many requests:
"Resilience: the art of bouncing back" video modules
A five module video series on cultivating and enhancing resilience is available online for instructors to utilize in their classroom. This video series will provide psycho-education to students on resilience, including ways it can improve their anxiety/stress and mood management, as well as engage them in in-class activities designed to assist them in creating a personal resilience plan. The entire video series, with in-class activities is expected to take 45-50 minutes. The modules include:
- What is resilience?
- Types of life stressors & challenges
- Impact of stressors
- Strategies for cultivating resilience, part I
- Strategies for cultivating resilience, part II
The video modules can be accessed here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtTfQlTxaPSbwow4UHH2SKA/videos
CAPS’ drop-in workshops offer students a chance to gather specific skills and information related to mental health topics without any pre-registration required. All drop-in workshops are Discover Your Wellness events and proof of attendance will also be provided for other classes.
The following drop-in workshop is offered virtually in Fall 2022:
Building Better Relationships
Tuesdays | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Zoom)
Amani Davis, MA & Jenell White, BSW
- Week 1: Healthy Relationships & Relationship Values (9/6, 9/27, 10/25, 11/15)
- Week 2: Communication & Listening Skills (9/3, 10/4, 11/1, 11/22)
- Week 3: Boundaries & Managing Conflict (9/20, 10/18, 11/8, 11/29)
Are you looking to develop fulfilling relationships with others in your life? Are you struggling to communicate effectively or stay true to yourself while in a relationship, or coping with the end of a relationship? Are you navigating conflicts with romantic partners, friends, family, and/or coworkers? This workshop series includes three rotating weekly topics, including relationship values, healthy communication, and boundaries, designed to teach you skills to build and maintain healthy, meaningful, and effective relationships.
The following open session workshops (registration required) are being offered during Fall 2022 (see bottom of page at https://caps.charlotte.edu/overview for session dates and to access registration links):
Stress Survival 101
Join CAPS for this one-hour workshop focused on identifying how stress manifests for you and exploring practical strategies to tap into the positive benefits of stress and minimize its negative impact throughout the semester. The end of this presentation will also include an overview of CAPS services and resources for additional support beyond this workshop.
From Burnout to Balance
Feeling unmotivated, struggling to find the energy to take on your to-do list, or just feeling flat out burnt out? Join CAPS for this one-hour workshop to learn more about burnout, focusing on ways to overcome burnout, foster wellbeing, and take on those to-do list tasks. The end of this presentation will also include an overview of CAPS services and resources to help you get connected beyond this workshop.
Niners on the Front Lines: Tips & tools for student leaders and employees
Student employees are often on the front lines of supporting their fellow students and may be the first to learn of their peer's mental health concerns and struggles. Join CAPS for this one-hour workshop focused on learning warning signs of mental health concerns, strategies to support other students, and ways to refer to campus resources when appropriate.
"CAPS services overview" video
This video provides information on services provided by CAPS and how students are able to access us.
If you have additional questions, please call us at 704-687-0311.
If you have a request that you believe is not able to be met by the above options you are encouraged to submit the Program Request Form.
Due to the high demand for our services, we cannot guarantee availability for weekend or evening requests and ask for a minimum of three weeks for all outreach requests to be considered. Please note that CAPS is primarily offering outreach program virtually at this time and will be prioritizing limited in-person outreach services for request that otherwise would not be able to conducted virtually. Please contact the outreach coordinator by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or need additional information.