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  • Groups | Counseling and Psychological Services | San Jose State University
    is strongly encouraged Read Debunking Myths about Group Therapy to learn more about how group works Call 408 924 5910 to sign up Support Groups MEN Meaningful Explorations and Networking Wednesdays 12 1 30 pm This group provides an opportunity for men to talk about issues they commonly face while receiving support and feedback from other men A safe confidential space will be provided to allow members to explore topics in depth with the goal of increasing self awareness and life satisfaction Facilitators Karisman Liang LGBTQQA Discussion Group PRIDE Center Mondays 3 4 30 pm Join us in a safe affirming space to connect with people in the LGBTQQIA community and discuss various themes and topics Facilitators Leilani Polina Women s Group Thursdays 1 2 30 pm A supportive environment for women to talk explore and grow Topics can include stress balance relationships school work identity self esteem confidence body image culture and many many more Facilitators Colleen Irene Estamos Unid s Mondays 5 6 30 pm Estamos Unid s is a support group for Chican Latin students that addresses cultural concerns in a university environment community building transitional issues between family and university life ways to succeed academically and socially and peer mentoring Facilitator Cynthia Medina Mindful Living and Coping Skills CALM Calming Anxiety Living Mindfully Tuesdays 12 1 pm 3 1 3 8 Feeling a bit stressed worried or more anxious lately Students will gain valuable skills to effectively manage stress reduce feelings of anxiety and increase confidence Just arrive at the main CAPS waiting room by 12 pm All students welcome Facilitators David E Jason Contemplating Change Tuesdays 1 2 30 pm Ambivalence to change is normal This group recognizes that addictive behaviors e g substance use binge eating shopping or internet use have benefits as well as consequences and is open to anyone interested in the motivation and skills to change any addictive or undesirable behavior Facilitators Stephanie Depression Group Wednesdays 1 2 30 pm Come learn new skills to cope with and prevent future depressive symptoms during the 8 week long group 3 2 4 27 Through mindful awareness we will learn how to shift our relationship to the thoughts feelings and bodily sensations that contribute to depressive symptoms Facilitators Yu Ping Ron Health and Wellness Tuesdays 4 5 30 pm This 8 week structured skills focused group is designed to help students overcome mild to moderate anxiety depression and or stress Participants will learn stress management skills and relaxation skills cognitive skills to combat negative thinking and practical ways to decrease anxiety alleviate depression and improve relationships Facilitator Cynthia Medina Mindfulness in Action Thursdays 11 12 30 pm Interested in gaining greater self awareness and understanding our impact on others During this weekly workshop series come learn about how to actively apply mindfulness in everyday life Come explore your values and multiple identities through step by step instruction education and live practice Facilitators Alex Tony Cool Calm Connected Wednesdays 3 4 30 pm If

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  • Case Management Services | Counseling and Psychological Services | San Jose State University
    Counseling Crisis Intervention Confidentiality Educational Counseling Academic Probation and Disqualification Open University Educational Links and Resources About Workshops and Groups Workshops Groups Case Management Services Speaker Request Form Interview Request Form Student Veterans Mission of Case Management Services The mission of case management services is to provide students with support in accessing community resources so that they are better able to focus on their personal academic and professional goals Case Management Services Case Management helps students to access resources in the community to assist with a variety of basic needs including food legal services ongoing counseling health insurance childcare addiction related counseling support groups money management resources dental vision care disabilities resources eating disorder treatment resources housing homelessness resources immigration resources immune disorder testing services information about public benefit programs intimate partner violence resources and veterans resources For more information visit our local community resources page What to Expect Case management appointments are generally 50 minutes long and take place in Counseling and Psychological Services CAPS Administration Building room 201 There is no charge for the services Students are eligible for up to six sessions per semester of case management services in addition to their personal counseling and educational counseling appointments First Visit During your first meeting with the case manager you will discuss your situation and identify what types of community resources may be available The case manager can help you contact these resources set goals and plan for next steps Some students find that they only need one 50 minute appointment to meet their needs others may decide with the case manager to return for future appointments Confidentiality Case Management appointments adhere to the same standards of confidentiality as personal counseling appointments For more information about the confidentiality of case management and counseling services visit our information on

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  • Faculty/Staff | Counseling and Psychological Services | San Jose State University
    Training A Thousand Stars Mental Health Ambassadors Peers in Pride Suicide Prevention Training Mental Health First Aid Suicide Intervention Training SJSU Home Counseling and Psychological Services Faculty Staff Faculty Staff MySJSU Canvas Athletics Give to SJSU Facebook Twitter Navigate BACK to Counseling Services Managing Disruptive Behaviors De Escalating Aggressive Behaviors Not Sure Whether to Call Referring Troubled or Suicidal Students Self care Tips Mental Health First Aid Consultation and Outreach About Us Personal Counseling Educational Counseling Faculty and Staff Parents Training Program Workshops and Groups If you observe or have information about criminal activity or immediate public safety concerns call University Police Department by dialing 911 from any campus phone or 408 924 2222 from any other phone In addition to working with students we also work closely with faculty and staff We provide outreach presentations facilitate trainings and offer consultation around student concerns Since faculty and staff are often the first to notice changes in students behaviors you are in a unique position to support and help guide students At times students may need more because of a particularly difficult situation We are available for consultation and can discuss available resources Confidentiality regarding consultations It is understandable that once you refer a student to our services you may want to know whether that student has followed through to seek our services However counselors are under strict CA legal and ethical guidelines to not disclose mental health information of our clients including appointment information This is to provide an environment where students will feel more comfortable disclosing significant personal struggles in order to heal and gain important life skills Sometimes these struggles are their deepest darkest secrets e g abuse history On the other hand as a consultant and not necessarily our counseling client we cannot guarantee the confidentiality of

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  • Managing Disruptive Behaviors | Counseling and Psychological Services | San Jose State University
    Department 408 924 2222 immediately Consider saving this phone into your cell phone Otherwise For an isolated incident have a private conversation after class or schedule a meeting with the student to discuss the behavioral disruptions you are observing clarify expectations and clearly and calmly state the consequence of not making necessary adjustments Students behaviors may not be intentional and immediately addressing them will be helpful and may be an educational opportunity It is also helpful to start the conversation with acknowledging the student s strengths e g passionate about the topic good attendance motivated in class etc Follow up with a written summary to the student re stating your care expectations and consequences for continued disruption Consequences may include referring student to the Department Chair the Associate Dean and or Dean of the College the Office of the Student Conduct and Ethical Development and or the University Police Students who chronically disrupt and interfere with the learning environment may be asked to leave the class for the remainder of that class period University Police may be called to remove the student if necessary Although permanent removal from a class requires initiative of formal disciplinary proceedings faculty may eject a student from a single class when necessary to end a seriously disruptive or threatening situation Consultation with your Department Chair College Dean or supervisor may be helpful in developing a plan for dealing with a disruptive student If you remove any student from your class it is recommended that you immediately inform your department Chair Faculty or staff can consult with the Office of Student Conduct and Ethical Development or the Ombudsperson and may consider filing a Complaint of Misconduct Formal disciplinary action may include Disciplinary reprimand probation suspension or dismissal If the student seems to be struggling emotionally or personally their behavior and thought process may have been negatively impacted State your concern and care with the student Please feel free to consult with Counseling and Psychological Services at 408 924 5910 Keep records of the difficulties and your efforts to resolve them including all written communication If the disruptive behavior continues this may be a student conduct concern Consider consulting with Student Conduct and Ethical Development Office at 408 924 5985 Threatening or Potentially Violent Situations Call University Police 911 on any campus phone or 408 924 2222 from your cell dialing 911 on your cell phone may not connect you to the University Police depending on the cell site to which you have connected when You are or another person is in immediate danger A student is about to harm him herself A student seems out of control and about to put others in harm s way If the student s behavior leaves you uneasy and or there was direct or implied threat harassment and or stalking it is recommended that you immediately discuss the incident s with your supervisor or Department Chair You or your supervisor may consider completing an incident report to the campus Behavioral

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  • De-Escalating Aggressive Behaviors | Counseling and Psychological Services | San Jose State University
    threat to you or others call the University Police Department 408 924 2222 immediately Consider saving this phone into your cell phone Ensuring your own safety Prior to the meeting alert a colleague or supervisor that you may be meeting with a potentially violent person so that your colleague may be ready to call the police or others for assistance Consider holding the meeting in a more public arena perhaps having another colleague or supervisor in the meeting with the person If you decide to meet with the person privately keep your door open when meeting with a potentially violent person Arrange your office furniture so that you have a clear path to the door to exit if need be and the other person won t be as easily able to block your path If a person becomes aggressive or seems potentially violent first ensure your own safety Take long deep breaths to stay as calm as possible DO It is generally helpful to meet with a disruptive person in private Reduce stimulation This provides an opportunity for the faculty or staff to address issues directly without interruption or shaming the person Use low deeper tones and avoid raising your voice or talking too fast Use gentle soft voice speaking slowly and confidently Allow the person to tell you what is upsetting them Acknowledge the person s strengths e g good attendance desire to perform well etc Stay calm and paraphrase your understanding of the person s experiences Set aside your own thoughts and responses and focus on what you are hearing Validate the person s possible emotions and what is upsetting them Be specific and gentle but firmly directive about the behavior that you will accept For example Please sit down Or Please lower your voice and do not scream at me Or Please do not thrash your arms like that Please keep them lowered Explain your intent before making any moves e g I d like to get some water Would you like some Or I m going to move behind you to close that window Take deep breaths slowing down your breathing so that you remain calm If the tension in the room is not dissipating consider taking a quick break Apologize in a calm tone for needing to step out just for a couple of minutes stating for example that you would like to consult with a supervisor that you would like to get a glass of water and offer one to the person etc Ask the person what would be helpful from you Ask for permission to problem solve the issue The person may just be venting and may not want you to problem solve with them Summarize what the person has said and summarize any agreed upon resolutions Do NOT Do not argue When a person is already agitated or angry he she may escalate if they do not feel heard Even if you are correct arguing at this point will likely increase aggression

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  • Not Sure Whether to Call for Help? | Counseling and Psychological Services | San Jose State University
    communicate clearly garbled slurred speech disjointed thoughts Apparent loss of contact with reality seeing hearing things that are not there beliefs or actions at odds with reality Overt suicidal thoughts gestures threats Responses to Imminent Dangers Critical Problems Stay calm Call 911 from a campus phone or 924 2222 to reach UPD Inform your chair or manager Inform a BCIT member Ambiguous Problems Dangers Although not disruptive to others in your classroom or office the following may indicate that something is wrong and that help may be needed Emotions inappropriate or exaggerated emotional reactions to situations OR a lack of emotional response to stressful events depressed or apathetic mood excessive activity or talkativeness evidence of crying noticeable change in appearance and hygiene alcohol on the breath etc Behavior Behavior which disrupts your office or class or student interactions Unusual or noticeably changed interaction patterns e g avoidance of participation excessive anxiety when called upon to speak domination of discussions etc Inability to remain awake in class Academics Extremely poor academic performance or a change from high to low grades Excessive absences especially if prior class attendance was good Repeated attempts to obtain deadline extensions or postpone tests Possible Responses to Ambiguous Problematic Behavior Talk to the student in private when you both have time Express your concern in non judgmental terms Listen to the student and repeat the main point of what the student is saying Clarify the pros and cons of each option for handling the problem Ask direct questions e g it is okay to ask if they are drunk confused or have thoughts of harming themselves Make appropriate referrals if necessary Make sure the student understands what action is necessary Inform your chair or manager Consult with Counseling and Psychological Services CAPS counselor on duty 8 30

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  • Referring Troubled or Suicidal Students | Counseling and Psychological Services | San Jose State University
    De Escalating Aggressive Behaviors Not Sure Whether to Call Referring Troubled or Suicidal Students Self care Tips Mental Health First Aid Consultation and Outreach Even though a student asks you for help with a problem and you are willing to help there are circumstances when you should suggest other resources You are not comfortable in handling the situation The help necessary is not your expertise Personality differences may interfere with your ability to help You know the student personally friend neighbor friend of a friend and think you may not be objective enough to help The student is reluctant to discuss the situation with you You feel overwhelmed or pressed for time H ow to Make a Referral Be frank with the student about the limits of your time ability expertise and or objectivity Let the student know that you see their strengths and motivation and that getting assistance from a professional resource will help them get closer to their goals Assure them that many students seek help over the course of their college career Assist the student in choosing the best resource Try to help the student know what to expect if they follow through on the referral Consider whether you or the student or both should make the initial contact What to say We all need some kind of help at some time even if it s only talking to someone who can listen without criticism Counseling has been helpful to many others like yourself You can try it and see if it helps If you don t feel comfortable talking to me about these matters perhaps you would find it easier to talk to a counselor privately and confidentially We can call Counseling Service together or I can walk over with you if you d like Consultation

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  • Self-Care Tips | Counseling and Psychological Services | San Jose State University
    stress Make Connections This will take time to develop Create and maintain contact with a small group of people you can call on for emotional support or for distraction Take turns talking and listening You don t have to disclose too much about yourself if you re not comfortable at first Isolating yourself can make things worse Create Joy and Satisfaction and LAUGH Especially at yourself Spend time with those who make you laugh Watch a comedy or read a funny book There is evidence that smiling changes your emotions to pleasant and your thoughts to optimism Do something you loved to do as a kid e g walk barefoot through mud puddles Nurture a Positive View of Self Catch yourself when you start to think negatively or are putting yourself down Actively replace these negative thoughts with a positive view Create a list of affirmations for yourself e g I grow and change I am open minded etc Even if you aren t convinced fake it until you make it Find Activities that Sooth and Relax You Relaxation improves the mind and helps the body recover from stress Even 10 minutes a day would be helpful Use deep breathing techniques take a deep breath slowly and all the way down to your stomach hold your breath for a few seconds and slowly breath out by emptying your stomach of your breath Tell yourself to let go of any tension as you breath out Do this for at least 5 or 6 times in each sitting Practice yoga listen to some relaxation tapes etc Smile There is recent research that found that just the act of smiling even if you don t feel like it could be enough to change your mood It has to do with how the different facial muscles communicate with your brain Again even if you re not convinced smile away Do Some Kind of Physical Activity Do some kind of physical activity even if you only have 10 minutes Find a routine that creates a sweat and that fits your style e g walk skip dance swim tennis This will help with your stress anxiety and depression symptoms Help Others Those who consistently help other people experience less depression greater calm fewer pains and better health They may even live longer Doesn t have to require a great deal of time you can call a friend to see how she s doing serve your partner breakfast in bed let a car in before you on the highway smile at a stranger in the street hold the elevator door for your co worker Pay Attention to Your Body Nourish your body with nutritious food Skipping meals robs you of the energy to cope Sleep and rest when you are tired Nurture Your Mind and Spirit Pray meditate practice whatever feeds you spiritually Keep a journal write down your thoughts and feelings in various situations Note any patterns or questions you d like to discuss with people

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