- Weekly psychoeducational workshops to help students develop resiliency skills utilizing techniques derived from evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral (DBT), and Acceptance & Commitment (ACT) therapies, Mindfulness and Resiliency training in collaboration with the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (RCPD) and Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS).
- PEER participants will also have a dedicated practical application support group to allow students to discuss what they learn in the weekly psychoeducation workshops and how they apply it in their own lives in an informal, supportive environment.
Program for Students with Mental Health Conditions – PEER: Promoting Education & Emotional Resilience
PEER Program signups are now open for the Spring 2023 semester! The PEER (Promoting Education & Emotional Resilience) Program seeks to empower students to learn about their mental health, develop positive coping skills, and work through navigating challenging barriers.
This 6-week workshop will help students develop resiliency skills utilizing techniques derived from evidenced-based practices such at Mindfulness, ACT, Executive Function building, CBT, Emotion Regulation with DBT, and Resiliency training in collaboration with the RCPD and Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS). PEER participants will also have a dedicated practical application support group for deeper discussion and community building.
For the Spring 2023 semester, the program will run January 17th through February 22nd. Participants are expected to commit to both workshops and support groups for the 6-week duration of the program (a 2-hour weekly commitment). Weekly meetings will be held:
Psychoeducation Workshops: Tuesdays from 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Support Groups: Wednesdays from 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Questions? Contact your RCPD Specialist or program coordinator, Ellie Brigger: firstname.lastname@example.org.