Events

​​​​Positive Mental Health Workshops - Fall 2020

All workshops are scheduled to take place on Zoom and are for current DMACC Students.

If interested in attending an upcoming workshop, please email us at counseling@dmacc.edu to register.

Procrastination/Time Management 

Thursday, September 24, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Everyone tends to suffer from procrastination to some degree. Learn how to overcome procrastination and achieve your goals.


It's Real: College Students & Mental Health

Tuesday, September 29, 12:30-1:30 ​p.m.

View a documentary featuring the stories of college students from across the country.  It shows how students can seek help for these conditions & successfully manage them


Sexual Assault, Consent, and Bystander Intervention

Thursday, October 8, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

We will explore effective consent, the power of gender, and our role & obligation as active bystanders in preventing sexual assault. 


All About Test Anxiety

Tuesday, October 13, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Explore test anxiety and the debilitating effects that irrational fears can have on your academics, as well as tips to work with test anxiety to harness its positive effects.


Getting Grit Without Getting Dirty!

Monday, October 19, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

What is Grit? Do I have it?  Who cares if I have it? 

How do I get it, without getting dirty?


Stress Management 

Wednesday, October 28, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Identify stress - what it feels like, where it comes from, how it affects us - and then explore easy strategies for managing stress and simple relaxation techniques.


Critical Thinking: Thinking about something may or may not make it so!

Monday, November 2, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

What is Critical Thinking vs Creative Thinking?  Improving and evaluating your process of thinking.


Dealing with Grief (non-death)

Tuesday, November 10, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

When we think about grief and loss, we usually think about the death of someone.  However, there are many other types of losses (loss of a job, a relationship, etc.)  We also experienced many types of losses with the COVID pandemic (loss of social support, etc.)  This workshop will discuss some of other types of losses and healthy coping mechanisms.


Soft Skills without Wimping out!

Thursday, November 19, 10:00-11:00 a.m. 

What are Soft Skills?  How to develop them.  Why college student are in need of them.


Healthy Choices & Alcohol Use

Tuesday, December 1, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Covers important information that will help someone make a personalized and informed decision regarding their alcohol use.