Outreach Presentation Topics
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This topic might include learning and practicing anger management techniques, examining and evaluating the thoughts you have before becoming angry, becoming aware of your body responses to anger, exploring the causes of your anger and learning appropriate healthy communication skills.
Dating and Relationships
This program might cover information about establishing intimacy, factors to consider when looking for a mate, changing sex roles, and maintaining self in a relationship.
This topic might include discussion about the causes of depression, the different types of depression, how to deal with depression, ways to help a friend with depression and what to do if you think you are depressed.
Our culture values thinness and dieting and at times this can go too far. When thinness becomes an obsession a person’s thinking or behavior can become dangerous and evolve into an eating disorder. We will address signs and symptoms of common eating disorders and where help may be obtained.
How to Work a Job/Career Fair
This workshop is designed to help students make the most of any networking event, but particularly a job or career fair (whether on or off campus.) Tips on how to prepare, what to bring, what to wear (and not wear!), and how to approach the company recruiters are offered. In addition, information on how to follow up and make a memorable impression will be presented.
Successful interviewees are those who spend time preparing and planning for the interview. In this workshop, you’ll learn: 1) The best way to prepare for the interview; 2) Strategies to make a positive impression during the interview; 3) Great Ideas for effective follow-up after the interview 4) Appropriate dress; and 4) Questions to expect and questions to ask.
Job Search Techniques
What if finding a job was as simple as 1-2-3? You will be given 7 success secrets to utilize in your job search – 7 basic things that you can do to maximize your success in landing the job of your dreams.
Overcoming Test Anxiety
Almost everyone experiences test anxiety sometimes, but some students find it so overwhelming that it interferes with their ability to take tests successfully. Learn skills and strategies to manage anxiety before and during tests.
Part-Time Job Search
Navigating the Part-Time Job Search" is designed for students looking for part-time jobs. We review how to use our online job database, "How to lose a job in 10 ways," interviewing skills and more.
Personality Type Assessment
Ever wondered how your innate preferences combine to make your unique personality? Ever wondered how other people could be so different in the way they approach life? Understanding personality types can go a long way to gaining insight into these areas. We will discuss types and temperaments in this presentation using Myers-Briggs Personality codes.
Rape/Sexual Assault on Campus
This topic covers what constitutes acquaintance rape or other forms of sexual assault. Consequence for both the survivor and perpetrator are covered. How to prevent becoming a victim of an assault as well as ways to prevent being accused of assaulting another. Acquaintance rape is preventable on college campuses where according to statistics one in four women have been forced either physically or verbally, actively or implicitly to engage in sexual activity. Topics such as assertive communication, evaluating dangerous situations and facts about how and when a person is assaulted are discussed.
This workshop will assist your students in developing a resume from scratch or polishing their current one. We strongly recommend this workshop for ALL students as they begin the job search process. A résumé today is not the "historical" document it was even 5-10 years ago, with the availability of personal computers, it has become a fluid and changing document which must be personalized and targeted whenever possible. Our workshop offers the basic tools necessary for developing an effective resume.
This presentation might cover information related to the signs and symptoms of feeling "stressed", description of the strategies for managing your reactions to life's events, description of the different types of relaxation and how to do them.
This topic could include information about improving test performance, studying for finals, effective study strategies, improving concentration, how to read text books, how to take notes, and test anxiety.
Are you hoping to build a strong community in your classroom? We can provide teambuilding exercises and initiaves designed to target specific skills: Listening, Problem Solving, Getting to know each other, energizers and more.
Value of Internships and Strategies to Find Them
This program encourages student involvement in internships and gives a step-by-step guide to become involved in the WT Cooperative Education & Internship Program. Internship benefits are highlighted, including career confirmation, professional contacts, and gaining practical experience for a résumé.
The program also includes strategies to be proactive in the internship search. These include knowing what you want to do, identifying and researching employers, informational interviewing, and networking.
What Can Career and Counseling Services Do for Me?
There are five primary services that CCS offers for WTAMU students and alumni: Career Counseling, Personal Counseling, Internships and Full and Part time employment assistance. The program’s goal is to increase awareness of and utilization of CCS services.