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Lunch-N-Learn Series

Fall 2021 Lunch-N-Learn Series

Please join the Counseling Center team for several training opportunities offered this Fall. All sessions will be facilitated by the Counseling Center team via Zoom (for remote participation) at various dates and times. Sessions are open to anyone in the university community –Faculty, Staff, and Students. *Please share these opportunities with students in your classes and/or groups you advise.

Please register (with the applicable Zoom links below each session description) for any training(s) you would like to attend. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session and an option to add directly to your calendar.

We encourage you to attend, learn new skills, and gain knowledge.

Thank you,

The Counseling Center Team

The good, the bad, and the ugly:Healthy relationships of all kinds require work, but they should not be exhausting.  Join us to discuss red flags and some ways to do what you can (but only your part) toward being in a workable, satisfying relationship, or free yourself from a dysfunctional one.

Understanding people from tough places - impact of trauma: During this session, you will learn some common presentations of unresolved trauma in adults, and differences between single event trauma and complex trauma. It will help participants gain more awareness of the impact of childhood trauma on development and barriers to healthy functioning for adults, as well as how it may present in the classroom and negatively impact student success.

Suicide Awareness and Intervention (NOTE: 2 separate offerings)  This session will offer attendees an opportunity to learn some of the signs that a person might be suicidal and how to help connect the them to professional help.


Emotion Regulation: To work with emotionally distressed students effectively, first of all, we need to be able to help ourselves and take care of our own emotional reactions to them. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about emotions, how they function, and how to regulate them with a dialectical approach, mindfulness-based skills, and cognitive-behavioral techniques.

Grief & Loss(NOTE: 2 separate offerings): Experiencing grief associated with loss is not just difficult but also confusing, and loss is more than just losing someone in death. Is my grief normal?  How am I supposed to handle it?  What do I say to someone who is sad or depressed and how can I support them?  And because grief is so individual, let’s explore how to function through it without worrying about ‘how to’s.’


Questions concerning Lunch-N-Learn Series, please contact the Counseling Center at 270-745-3159.

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 Last Modified 10/14/21