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CAPS Workshops

By attending CAPS workshops you will be exposed to a variety of skills to help improve your quality of life and relationships. You are welcome to attend all the workshops or pick and choose the ones that you are most interested in.

Workshops are FREE and will be held in the Taggart Student Center room 310B.

Seating is limited. Please contact us at 797-1012 or stop by TSC306 to reserve your seat.

Check out our specific workshop listings below.

Spring 2018 Schedule

Have you ever been told you’re a perfectionist? Does perfectionism interfere with your happiness? This workshop will help you learn how to develop the characteristics of healthy perfectionism.

Date: Wednesday, February 28
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B

You can attend all three or just come to the one or two that fit for you.


Relationships 1010: Basic Rights and Responsibilities that Build Healthy Connections

This workshop is for individuals and couples who are interested in learning new ways to strengthen their connections with significant others.

Date: Thursday, March 1
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B


Fair Fighting: Improving Communication During Conflict

In this workshop, we will explore how to improve communication skills during conflict, including learning specific steps involved in fair fighting.

Date: Thursday, March 15
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B


Avoiding Relationship Pitfalls

In this workshop, we will explore some of the common risk factors in long-term relationships and discuss strategies for avoiding these pitfalls.

Date: Thursday, March 29
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B

Most students feel some level of anxiety in testing situations. However, for some students, test anxiety is so intense that it negatively affects their academic success. In this workshop you will learn about test anxiety and specific strategies for reducing and managing anxiety symptoms in testing situations.

Date: Tuesday, April 24
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B

This workshop is an opportunity to learn effective communication, basic assertiveness, and other helpful interpersonal skills.

Date: Thursday, April 5
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B

This experiential workshop will help participants learn mindfulness skills for managing stress and living more fully in the present moment. Participants learn the concept of mindfulness, and a variety of activities related to mindfulness meditation, including the body scan, sitting meditation, and walking meditation.

Date: Wednesday, April 11
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B

This educational/experiential workshop series is designed to help guide your attention back from life’s challenges to things that can cultivate more positivity in our lives. Feel free to come to any or all of the workshops in this series.


What is This Thing we Call Happiness?

This workshop will provide some understanding into how we define happiness, what life factors that have been found to be related to happiness, and how we can be better at finding it!

Date: Tuesday, February 27
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B


Increasing your Aptitude for Gratitude!

Come explore ways to recognize and practice the feeling, thoughts, and actions of gratitude for your life.

Date: Tuesday, March 20
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B


Lift your Life with Character Strengths!

Identify and build on your personal strengths and virtues that might help you lift life’s challenges and opportunities!

Date: Tuesday, April 3
Time:11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B


Finding your Groove – Motivation and the Concept of Flow

Help yourself “get in the zone” and find the motivation do more of what you need or want to do to become more successful and find fulfilment while doing it.

Date: Tuesday, April 17
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B

This workshop is designed to help participants understand and manage their stress better, increase stress management skills, and develop a wellness plan.

Date: Thursday, February 22
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B


Date: Tuesday, March 27
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B

Learn how to deal with sleep problems as well as how to manage your sleep to get the most rest from the time you have.

Date: Wednesday, March 21
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B

Participants learn and practice skills related to effectively modifying thoughts, utilizing emotions, and choosing behaviors.

Date: Thursday, March 22
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Room: TSC 310 B


Date: Tuesday, April 10
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Room: TBD