members are available to present workshops and classroom presentations on
a wide variety of topics related to college success. These programs
can be requested for your student group or class. If you would like
to request one of the workshops listed and described below or have an idea
about a workshop you would like, please call us at (808) 956-7927.
Stress is an unavoidable part of college life. This workshop will
examine different strategies used to decrease stress and help participants
choose ways to better manage the stress in their lives.
Time is finite but the demands on one's time often seem infinite.
Learning to balance school, work, and other demands is necessary for
academic success. We could assist you in exploring effective time
Understanding your Personality
Each of us have unique talents and strengths that we can use to our
advantage. By learning about personality using the Myers-Briggs Type
Indicator (MBTI), workshop participants can identify their own personal
strengths. *note* this workshop requires participants to take the MBTI assessment prior to the workshop. (Fee $12, requires 2-3 days to process)
A variety of workshops can be designed to suit the needs of a class or student group. Contact the Outreach Coordinator at 956-7927 to discuss ideas for workshops you may have. Examples are:
- Health and Wellness focused workshops
- Introduction to Career Planning and Decision Making
- Building Friendships and Relationships
- Understanding Family
- Relaxation and Meditation Strategies
- Getting Better Sleep
- Living With Loss
CIR staff conducts orientation/training workshops for new RA's each semester, and are available to consult with housing staff in the development of staff workshops.
RA training/workshop on CIR roles, communication/peer
counseling, crisis, and mediation. Click here for the
PowerPoint slides for
Faculty & Staff
CSDC staff members are available
to present faculty and staff development workshops on a variety of topics.
These programs can be requested for your faculty or staff group.
We know that basic skills assist us in developing relationships.
We could assist you, your students, or staff in developing these types of
skills in working with others.
Students with Problems
College students may encounter a variety of problems related to learning,
emotions, social relationships, or substance abuse. Sometimes it may
be difficult to know what is affecting a student's academic performance.
The focus would be to discuss some of the common concerns that students
face and focus on skills for recognizing problems and helping students.
Skills include awareness, listening, problem-solving, maintaining healthy student / teacher relationship boundaries, and referral.
Campus resources which can support you will also be discussed.
A variety of workshops can be designed to suit the needs of a faculty or staff group. Contact the Outreach Coordinator at 956-7927 to discuss ideas for workshops you may have. Examples are:
- Health and Wellness focused workshops
- Dealing With Difficult People
- Promoting Group Cohesion
CSDC can help students, staff, or faculty
members solve organizational problems, overcome interpersonal
difficulties, and plan staff development programs. Additionally, you
may wish to consult with our staff if you are troubled by organizational
discord or are concerned about the behavior of a student or associate.
All consultations are confidential, and you do not need to reveal any
identifying information about the person who is causing your concern.
CSDC staff are available to support faculty/staff/departments during times of crisis or to help cope with a critical event such as injury or loss of a member of the group. We
can assist you in these matters that may arise when people are feeling
stressed, sad, or frightened.
National/Local Awareness Events
CSDC believes in equality and diversity, demonstrated through our
commitment to support and initiate projects to actively increase awareness
of societal issues. We collaboratively create and support visibility
and consciousness raising projects on and off campus. In the past,
CSDC has participated in events such as:
- National Depression Screening
- National Suicide Prevention Week
- University of Hawaii
Multi-Campus Suicide Prevention Project
- Domestic Violence Awareness
- University Health Services' Health Promotion Program's Condom Fair
- LGBTI Coming Out Day
- Earth Day: Sustainable Living in Daily Life