Events

re:Charge Grounding Boxes- Faculty & Staff Session ✚

re:Charge Grounding Boxes- Faculty & Staff Session A workshop for staff and faculty to learn about and create their own grounding boxes. Grounding boxes are a tool that survivors can use as a way to practice self-care. They consist of items, chosen by the survivor, that they can utilize as a way to self-soothe when…

re:Charge Grounding Boxes- Student Session ✚

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re:Charge Grounding Boxes- Student Session A grounding box is a self-care tool that may be utilized to support the user in anchoring themselves in the present moment, where they can remind themselves of and cultivate a sense of safety. This workshop is open to students who want to learn about how to create a grounding…

Virtual Certification Courses: Mental Health First Aid Training ✚

Virtual Certification Courses: Participants will need to complete approximately 2 hours of pre-work (1 week before the training) and attend the 5.5-hour virtual training. This is a full certification course, where all participants will receive a certification as a Mental Health First Aider, valid for 3 years after completion of the course requirements. Space is…

Prioritizing Mental Health in the Hispanic Community ♥ ✚

Prioritizing Mental Health in the Hispanic Community Thursday, Dec. 9 @ 12 p.m. UCI and the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an online discussion on Prioritizing Mental Health in the Hispanic Community featuring speakers Dr. Jose Mayorga and Dr. Charles Vega and moderated by Dean Michael J. Stamos from the UCI…

Virtual Certification Courses: Mental Health First Aid Training ✚

Virtual Certification Courses: Participants will need to complete approximately 2 hours of pre-work (1 week before the training) and attend the 5.5-hour virtual training. This is a full certification course, where all participants will receive a certification as a Mental Health First Aider, valid for 3 years after completion of the course requirements. Space is…

Black Nonsense (Or, Black Radical Utterances in the Idiom of Madness ✚

Black Nonsense (Or, Black Radical Utterances in the Idiom of Madness Join us for our second event in our “Mental Health in a Time of Pandemic” series. Professor Bruce’s talk begins with a meditation on “mad” black captives in the novels and short stories of Richard Wright, Gayl Jones, and Ntozake Shange. While confined in…

International Film Club: The Work (Jairus McCleary, Gethin Aldous, 2017) ♥✚

International Film Club: The Work (Jairus McCleary, Gethin Aldous, 2017) Details This documentary takes us inside Folsom State Prison to attend prisoner run group therapy sessions that twice a year welcome outside attendees. We follow the prisoners and outsiders as they look for healing and catharsis – together. Reception: 6:30 PM Screening: 7:00 PM