Workshops

Workshops & Events

Student Counselling Services offers a variety of free workshops throughout the Fall and Winter Semesters for Mount Royal students.

All workshops require pre-registration.

You can register for any of the workshops in person (U216Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services), by calling Student Counselling Services (403.440.6362). You may also register online.  Please include your full name, student number, telephone number and the name and date of the workshop or workshopsPersonal Workshops and Weekly Groups

.Find  out  how to  get this  question answered   Also learn social/communication  skills for developing friendships and relationships – Also  managing anxiety better when  feeling overwhelmed as many  with ADHD  do - Learn effective strategies and resources to improve academic success.

Day: Wednesdays
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m
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Location: Wellness Centre (U216J)

Facilitator: Jack Dobbs

Meet and talk with students who also have Asperger's and High Functioning Autism.
Topics Include:
- Effective communication skills
- Social skills for developing friendships and relationships
- Managing anxiety
- Strategies and resources to improve academic success

Day: Tuesdays
Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm
Location: Wellness Centre U216J
Facilitator: Jack Dobbs
 

Join us in this men’s journey of personal growth and self development. This will be a powerful experience of young men creating more positive connection and have a greater sense of support and purpose.

When: Tuesday 3:00pm – 4:30 pm

Location: Wellness Services U216 Student Counselling

Facilitators: Jack Dobbs, Michael Huston and Ron Griffith

 
Do you want to decrease your stress? Your Anxiety?
Do you want to meet people and feel connected in a safe space?
Join Stitch Away Stress!

Why Knitting?
- Decreases stress
- Decreases heart rate and blood pressure.
- Decrease anxiety
- Increases the ability to focus and concentrate
- Great way to meet people

No Supplies ? New to knitting? No problem, we will teach you.
EVERYONE WELCOME! 


Drop-in Wednesday's at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Office of Student Success F101
Feeling Stressed? Overwhelmed? like you've got too much to do and to little time? Like you dont have time to come to a drop-in session? This session is form you. Drop-in (without an appointment) and join us for a power-hour focused on the best evidence-based approaches for:
- Coping with you demands
- Feeling better about yourself, less-stressed, calmer and like you are back in the game
- and possible, a better night's sleep

Drop-in Every Monday at 3:00pm
Room: U216J
Drop-in Every Friday at 3:00pm
Room: U216J

Student Success Teams

Become part of 
Student Success Team. We will be creating groups of six students for an 8 week program  to identify goals, set up a plan, and provide mutual on-going support. Call or present at the front desk at U216 and ask to be put on the Student Success list. We will establish dates and times when we know what will work for interested participants.

Location: Student Counselling,  U216D Wellness Centre

Contact: Student Counselling: 403-440-6362
 

Description: Feeling alone? Looking for connection with LGBTQ peers? Want to talk about issues important to LGBTQ people and our relationships with family and friends in a safer space? Feeling like you don't have time or aren't comfortable accessing other resources? This is the group for you! Drop-in (without an appointment) and join us for an hour focused on:

  • Transition
  • Coming out & navigating relationships
  • Gender identity & gender non-conformity
  • Sexual orientation

    DROP-IN Every Friday
    at 3:00pm
    Room: U216J

  Workshops 

Trouble getting a good night's sleep? Attend this workshop to understand more about your body's sleep cycle and learn strategies for getting the rest you need to learn and feel well.

Tuesday, January 24 2017  4:15pm-5:30pm  Room U216J
Wednesday, February 8 2017 4:15pm-5:30pm Room U216J
Thursday, March 9 2017 10:30am-11:45am  Room U216J


Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services.
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Career Passion Workshop
In this three-hour session, you'll learn about making effective career decisions including choosing a major and finding the right occupation for you. You'll complete a variety of self-assessment exercises and develop a plan for discovering passion-based career possibilities.

Friday January 27, 2017 9:00am-12:00pm Room T107
Friday February 24 2017 9:00am-12:00pm Room T107
Friday March 31 2017 9:00am-12:00pm Room T107
Friday April 28, 2017 9:00am-12:00pm Room T107

Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services. What are you waiting for? Register now to "Find your Career Passion"

Explore your personal meaning of happiness and learn skills to enhance your mood and perspective.

Tuesday, February 28 2017 4:15pm-5:30pm Room U216 J
Wednesday, March 15 2017  3:30pm-4:45pm Room U216J

Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services. What are you waiting for? Register now to "Find your Career Passion"

 

Managing Anxiety and Worry
Gain basic information about uncontrolled worries and anxious feelings and learn about strategies for coping.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017  3:00pm - 4:15pm 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 4:15pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Wednesday, March 8, 2017  12:00 -1:15pm
Friday, April 7, 2017 3:00pm - 4:15pm

Location: U261J

Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services.
 

 

Have you ever wanted to be able to learn how to manage the innate stress that comes with being a student? Do you ever find yourself wishing you could focus your attention more effectively or quiet a busy mind? Have you heard about mindfulness and want more information about how to apply it in daily life? This workshop is a one hour introduction to mindfulness: the benefits, the challenges, and the practice. Students will learn about the concept of mindfulness and be introduced to several practices. No prior experience or knowledge required.

Monday January 16, 2017 12:00 Noon - 1:00pm
Friday January 27, 2017 12:00 Noon - 1:00pm
Wednesday February 15, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Wednesday March 1, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Friday March 31, 2017 12:00 Noon - 1:00pm

Location: Wellness Centre U216J

Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services.

 

Learn what gets in your way of doing what you need to do, and find ways to counter these barriers.
- Time Management
- Setting Priorities
- Fostering positive self talk
- Perfectionism

Stay tuned for  Winter 2017 !

Location: Wellness Centre U216J

 Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services.

 

Those interested in positive psychology, health-based self-care and overall wellness are invited to join us for this 4 week workshop. We’ll be assessing our strengths and looking at how we can channel these into our daily lives.

Join us for 4 Tuesdays in March!
Tuesday March 7, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday March 14, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday March 21, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday March 28, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Location: U216J

Registration is required. You may register online; by telephone, 403.440.6362; or in person in room U216, Student Counselling Services, Wellness Services.