One in four American women reports that a husband or boyfriend at some point in their lives has physically abused them. Help is out there. Break the silence! If you or someone you know is being abused, seek help today.
The Counseling and Career Development Center sponsors a variety of events, workshops and programs throughout the academic year. Upcoming Events will be advertised throughout campus closer to the date of event.
Additionally, if you are a faculty or staff member and would like to request a workshop for a specific class or group, to complement your course or department, contact our front desk at 708-974-5722.
Below is a list of current workshop topics counseling faculty typically facilitate:
- Career Snapshot
- COL 101 Jeopardy
- The College Syllabus
- Critical Thinking
- Dangers of Texting While Driving
- Don’t Stress Over Tests
- How to Help Someone you Care About
- Healthy Romantic Relationships
- Juggling 101—Stress Management
- Managing Performance Anxiety
- Mindfulness & Relaxation
- Overcoming Fear
- Positive Thoughts. Positive Mind.
- Taking it to the Net: Student Success in an online Course
Suffer in Silence No More
Mental Illness Awareness Week-Oct. 6-10
Mental Illness Awareness Art Fair
Monday, Oct. 6
Building L, Library 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
We invite the campus community to view art and listen to written expressions pertaining to mental illness. Art work will be displayed just outside of the library and readings of written expression will be presented inside the library.
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit art or written expressions for the fair. To have your work considered, please forward a photograph of the art with a short description, or complete written expression to Teresa Hannon firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submission is Friday, Sept. 26.
Take a Stand Against Mental Illness Stigma
Wednesday, Oct. 8
Building U, Room U111 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Learn about de-stigmatizing mental illness. Watch video clips, gather resources and participate in an interactive activity. Moraine Valley Counselors will be available to answer questions and provide information. Free popcorn will be served.
Life Continued: Defeating Depression Movie Screening and Discussion
Thursday, Oct. 9
Building M, Moraine Rooms 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Watch a documentary featuring two college students sharing their journey with depression and the recovery process. Audience members will have the opportunity to reflect and discuss their reactions to the documentary.
Promoting Mental Wellness at the FitRec Center
Friday, Oct. 10
Building H, Lobby 10 a.m-1 p.m.
Moraine Valley counselors will provide pamphlets, and support resources for mental health in an environment that promotes wellness.