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Workshop & program Topics

Commonly requested/conducted prevention topics are included below:

Academic/Performance Success program topics:

  • Reducing test anxiety
  • Career related programs:
    • Career/major decision making, understanding how personality as it relates to work environments, interpretation of Holland Code or Myers-Briggs, Values sort
  • Effective academic strategies:
  • Time Management, Getting a Smart Start, Setting Goals, Reducing Procrastination, Avoiding Burnout
  • Impact of mental health on academics
  • Strategies to manage ADHD
  • Athletic performance enhancement

Belonging (Social, Engagement) program topics:

  • Healthy relationships
  • Developing your identity
  • Effective communication
  • Team building and cohesion
  • Conflict resolution
  • Assertiveness
  • Social Skills training

Diversity, Culture, and Inclusion program topics:

  • Impact of Racial Trauma
  • Ally/Accomplice development
  • Introduction to prejudice, stereotyping, microaggressions
  • Reactions to current/world events/tragedies
  • Mental health within various cultures and identities

Mental Health Awareness and Safety program topics:

  • QPR/Suicide Prevention
  • Working with Distressed Students
  • Transitions/Adjustment
  • Managing Homesickness, Home for the Holidays, Parent Talks
  • Stigma reduction
  • Peer Counseling
  • Grief and Loss
  • Depression & Alcohol Screening days
  • UKCC Infomercial

Wellness program topics:

  • Building resilience/Bounce Back
  • Reframing, Acceptance, Sustaining
  • Stress management
  • Creative stress relief
  • Relaxation/Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Eating and body concerns (e.g., mindful eating)
  • Binge drinking and drug problems
  • Sleep Hygiene
  • Benefits of physical exercise
  • Yoga for stress relief

If you do not see a topic or title of a program you are interested in having the UKCC facilitate, please contact Dr. Megan Marks at Megan.Marks@uky.edu directly to discuss your specific programming needs.