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Mental Health and Well-being Training and Workshops

Health and Counselling Services offers on-demand workshops and services in support of mental health and well-being. These are offered free of charge to all SFU departments and groups. 

The below list highlights the workshops and outreach we provide to students, faculty, and staff. We can work with you to:

  • Tailor the training and workshops to meet the needs of your students, staff, or faculty groups
  • Brainstorm ways to embed the workshops into existing curriculum and programs
  • Determine an optimal delivery method (i.e. level of interactivity, virtual or in-person)

Information Booth

Target audience: All students

Time: Flexible

Learning outcome:

  • Increase awareness of services we offer 

To book an information booth, please complete this survey.

Health Peer Outreach

Volunteer Health Peer educators are trained in planning and providing health campaigns in collaboration with campus partners.

Target audience: All students

Time: Flexible

Learning outcome:

  • Further understanding of positive health behaviours and lifestyle choices to support academic success, and physical and mental well-being

To book a Health Peer Outreach, please complete this survey.

Introduction to Wellness Workshop

Target audience: Undergraduate students

Time: 50 minutes

Learning outcome:

  • Reflect on the concept of wellness and how one’s upbringing and culture can play a role in how we understand it
  • Recognize different mental health models and the broader systems that influence one’s experience of health
  • Practice strategies that support wellness
  • Increase awareness of mental health and wellness services and supports available

To book this workshop, please complete this survey.

Managing Stress and Cultivating Resilience Workshop

Target audience: Undergraduate students

Time: 50 minutes

Learning outcome:

  • Describe the relationship between stress, success, wellness and resilience

  • Practice strategies that reduce stress and build resilience

  • Identify key mental health services and supports available at SFU

To book this workshop, please complete this survey.

Thriving in Graduate School

Target audience: Graduate students (TAs/TMs)

Time: 1 hour

Learning outcome:

  • Learn evidence-based strategies for building your own resilience

  • Increase awareness of support services for mental health and well-being at SFU and the role graduate students can play is assisting students in distress

  • Identify concrete strategies for creating a positive and engaging learning environment that enhances well-being

To book this workshop, please complete this survey.

Supporting Your Students: Mental Health & Well-being Workshop

Target audience: Faculty, instructors, staff and/or students

Time: 1 hour

Learning outcome:

  • Learn practical strategies for taking care of your own mental health and well-being 

  • Increase awareness of available support services for mental health and well-being at SFU

  • Understand staff and faculty roles in recognizing and referring a student for support

  • Identify ways for embedding well-being in learning environments 

To book this workshop, please complete this survey.

Contributing to a Healthy Campus Community Workshop

Target audience: Faculty, instructors, staff and/or students

Time: 1 hour

Learning outcome:

  • Understand the Healthy Campus Community vision, Areas of Action, and current projects  

  • Determine areas of alignment with the design and delivery of your course, policies/processes, and physical spaces 

  • Increase awareness of support services available at SFU

To book this workshop, please complete this survey.

Support Over Suicide & Students In Distress (SOS/SID)

Target audience: Faculty, instructors, staff and students

Time: 3 hours

Learning outcome:

  • Increase your capacity for recognizing distress and suicide risk

  • Further understand when it's time to refer students to seek out mental health support

To request this session, please email Sarah at  health_promo@sfu.ca.

To explore further opportunities within your department or faculty, please send us an email at health_promo@sfu.ca.