Becky's Workshop Options
V-A-R: Validate, Appreciate, Refer®
Learning Objectives: Understand the meaning and usage of the V-A-R® tool Identify at least three “barriers” we may have in place that may impede our willingness to engage with someone about their struggles. Explore circumstances that may impact mental wellness among our peers, colleagues, students, employees, family, friends, etc. Engage with current trends in mental…
Mental Health 101: Supporting Ourselves, Our Friends, and/or Our Loved Ones
In this 90 minute interactive workshop, Becky educates audiences on mental health issues, the importance of help-seeking, and effective strategies for engaging in preventative self-care and helping loved ones, friends, or peers in distress.
How to Start and/or Grow an Active Minds Chapter
This 60 minute workshop offers students and faculty the opportunity to learn about and discuss how to start and grow an Active Minds chapter.
“Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR): Suicide Prevention Training”
This two-hour workshop explores the prevalence and incidence of suicide, with a focus on college students. We discuss current, pressing issues that are related to suicide, and unpack myths and misperceptions. Participants leave with a comprehensive booklet from the QPR Institute, and three tangible skills that will help avert the tragedy of suicide.
“Changing the Campus Culture: Three Techniques to Reduce Violence and Protect Your Friends”
Bystander intervention is currently the only evidence-based technique that is proven to prevent sexual violence on campuses and in communities. This interactive and lively workshop will train participants to recognize signs of potentially harmful situations, and help to break down barriers to responding. Attendees will hear a personal story of sexual assault surviving and thriving,…