Wellness Ambassador Trainings

The following is a list of trainings that Student Support Services departments are offering for our campus so that all staff, faculty, and student leaders can better support community wellness.

All trainings are currently being held over Zoom.  Please click on the appropriate links below to register for a live session.

Additional sessions will be added throughout the year.  We will also add videos of the trainings as they become available, so that partners who are not able to attend a live workshop can still receive the information.

Participants in multiple live sessions will receive thank you gifts!

Please email shcscounseling@csueastbay with questions or for additional information.

Helping Students in Distress

Please see this website for more information on our Helping Students in Distress workshops, as well as recording of a past workshop.

Avoiding Burnout and Compassion Fatigue

Using the book Trauma Stewardship by Laura Vandernoot Lipsky, we will explore how supporting students in the current climate is affecting us, personally and collectively. Workshop will focus on strategies to manage the potential for burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious traumatization. All staff, faculty, and student leaders are welcome.  Led by Chetina Hunter, LMFT, APCC, and Shauna Olson Hong, LCSW from Student Health and Counseling Services.

We will also be offering a follow up session for participants in an initial Avoiding Burnout and Compassion Fatigue session.  This will be a chance to connect with other staff, faculty, and student leaders, ddiscuss how you are trying to implement the ideas discussed, and find ways to support one another in this work.

Avoiding Burnout and Compassion Fatigue
Link to the slides used in the workshop.

Trauma Informed Teaching Strategies

Students are entering their classes with a host of personal challenges that impact their ability to learn.  Trauma informed teaching strategies can help us engage students where they are, create spaces to build community, and connect students to the supportive resources that they need.  Led by Shauna Olson Hong, LCSW, Director of Counseling Services.

We will also be offering a follow up session for participants in the Helping Students in Distress, Trauma Informed Teaching and Care Strategies, or I Can Help workshops.  This will be a chance to connect with other staff, faculty, and student leaders, talk over scenarios and questions, and develop best practices together.

Trauma Informed Teaching Strategies

Recorded workshop from presentation at CSUEB Virtual Summer Institute, Summer 2020.

Link to slides used in video.

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Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence

Confidential Advocate CheRonn Ford discusses the dynamics of domestic and interpersonal violence, safety strategies, and how we can all support survivors.

I Can Help: Suicide Awareness and Intervention

Learn strategies to prevent suicide on an individual and systemic level.  Workshop includes interactive activities to practice to identifying students in distress, asking directly about suicide, and connecting students to supportive resources.  Led by Chetina Hunter, LMFT, APCC and Shauna Olson Hong, LCSW from Student Health and Counseling Services.

We will also be offering a follow up session for participants in the Helping Students in Distress, Trauma Informed Teaching and Care Strategies, or I Can Help workshops.  This will be a chance to connect with other staff, faculty, and student leaders, talk over scenarios and questions, and develop best practices together.

I Can Help

Recorded workshop from Wellness Ambassador Training, Fall 2020.

Link to the sides used during workshop.

Introduction to Restorative Justice: Creating Community Through Restoration Practices

This training is designed to introduce restorative justice by highlighting the difference between punitive systems and restorative engagement. Your facilitator for this training will be CheRonn Ford, CSUEB Confidential Advocate. CheRonn is a trained Circle Keeper and facilitator for social justice programs throughout Northern California. She volunteers for the Insight Prison Project at San Quentin and Valley State Prisons, Restorative Justice for Youth (RJOY), including hosting survivors for Victims and Survivors Day at Valley State Prison, Chowchilla, California.  

HOPE Ambassador Training

Many of our students are experiencing challenges in basic needs such as food and housing security.  Join Pioneers for HOPE to learn about how to recognize these challenges, and connect students to basic needs supports on campus and in the community.

Training dates and times TBD - see HOPE website or follow @pioneersforhope for information and updates.