The Suicide Prevention Team and the University Counseling Center (UCC) offers this workshop for faculty, staff, and GEs. Partcipant learning objectives are to:
1. Develop skills in identifying and responding to students who may have thoughts of suicide.
2. Develop skills in how to engage students in a conversation about your concern and ways to seek help.
3. Develop knowledge of campus and community resources and how to make an appropriate referral.
If a department would like to schedule a suicide prevention workshop, please submit a request form here.
The Faculty & Staff section of the UCC website includes several additional online resources for helping students in distress.
The Student Suicide Prevention Team also offers a peer-to-peer workshop for students. Request a student workshop here.
If you are thinking about suicide, call the UCC After-Hours Support and Crisis Line at 541-346-3227 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) now. Or text 'OREGON' to 741-741.
Connect with employers who’ll be attending the Fall Career Fair. More employers are focusing on “soft skills” when looking for their next candidates. These “interpersonal” skills include oral communication (along with problem solving, time management, adaptability, and being a team player). Communicating effectively is essential when working in any form of business. The key to good communication is practice and Networking Nights are a great way to build those skills. Join us and get a head start on meeting some of the employers attending the Career Fair!
Getting ahead means planning ahead, so start connecting early with the first and largest career fair of the year! The Fall Career Fair is the perfect place to begin your job research! More than 90 companies will be here to share their opportunities. There’ll be a wide variety of industry and job types to be discovered between noon to 4:00pm on Thursday, Nov. 14th in the EMU Ballroom! See you there!
Internships, networking, and careers! They all go hand-in-hand and now is the time to start learning how to tell your story. Soft skills, starting with communication and including problem solving, time management, adaptability, and being a team player, are the skills on the top of an employer’s “want” list. The key is practice and Networking Nights are a great way to build those story-telling chops. Join us Wednesday, February 19th at 6 p.m. and get a head start on meeting the employers attending the Career Fair.