Groups and Events
All fall semester 2020 groups will be offered virtually. Please call 423-425-4438 for more information.
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Groups & events are open to all students! All groups & events are FREE!!!
Groups Held by Counseling Center
A group for women who are “Finding Inspiration, Empowerment, and Resiliency through Self-Esteem”
De-stress and Refocus
Starts: Tuesdays, starting 9/1/20, 3 -4 pm
De-stress and Refocus is a virtual group in which students will gain strategies for coping with stress and anxiety, as well as develop a personal plan for improved overall well-being. This weekly group uses a values-centered approach to help students create meaningful and lasting change in their lives. Students will encounter support, empathy, and understanding in this powerful group experience.
Students of Color
Starts: Wed 2 Sept 1:00-2:00 pm
The goal of this virtual support group is to provide a safe space for UTC’s students of color to foster a sense of community, mutual support, empathy, and understanding while exploring shared experiences of social/psychological issues related to race/ethnicity such as colorism, color blindness, microaggressions, prejudice, discrimination, and internalized racism.
Starts: Mon 24 Aug 11:00-12:00
This group is for anyone in the LGBTQ+ space who is looking for a safe place to make friends and find support.
Grief and Loss
Starts: Thurs 3 Sep 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Loss is a natural part of life for everyone, whether that is a loss of a job, a partner, a pet or one’s health. The Grief and Loss group allows participants to process the emotional, cognitive, physical and spiritual effects of grief.
Wed 28 Oct to 11 Nov 3:00 – 4:00 pm
MOVE group is a three-session program designed to help you move toward what is important to you. Members will be exploring stress management and learn coping skills for dealing with anxiety/sadness. Come explore with other college students experiencing similar concerns. You can share or simply listen.
Starts: Mon 31 Aug 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Connect with peers and learn mindfulness tools that can help you lower stress, anxiety and depression symptoms. Participants will learn mindfulness techniques and be guided through mindfulness meditation practices during session with a licensed counselor. Students can use these tools throughout the semester and on to calm their body’s natural stress response, experience greater ability to focus and perform academically, and feel more present in their day-to-day activities.
Suicide Prevention and Training- CPR for Mental Health
Most of us will know someone who is thinking about suicide. This training gives us the tools and resources to help someone in need. This is NOT training for professionals. Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) is known as the CPR for Mental Health. Everyone should know the information presented in this training.
Offered each semester or upon request to a group of 10 or faculty, staff, or students. Contact Tricia at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a training.
Event sponsored by the Dean of Students.
Green Zone Training
Training to help faculty, staff, and students provide supportive services necessary to ensure that veteran students are successful in their academic pursuits, adjust to the campus environment, and eventually transition to civilian employment
Next Meeting: TBA
UTC ACTIVE MINDS
This student lead gropu empowers students to challenge the stigma associated with mental health and wellness. Find us on facebook at UTC Active Minds.
Next Chapter Meeting: TBA.