Upcoming Webinars

The Tarjan Center at UCLA, in collaboration with the College of the Canyons, will be hosting a webinar to provide Guidance and Coping Strategies for Supporting Students (Including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and with an Intellectual Disability) and Colleagues with Anxiety and Stress, in Uncertain and Turbulent Times.

Please help us to determine when to schedule the webinar by participating in a Doodle Poll. Here is the link to the Doodle poll: https://doodle.com/poll/tsc6unf3qxv6wyrt?utm_source=poll&utm_medium=link

The presenter of the webinar will be:
Larry Schallert, LCSW Assistant Director, Student Health & Wellness/Mental Health Program College of the Canyons, Chair, Santa Clarita Valley, Suicide Prevention Postvention and Wellness Committee

Webinar description:
This webinar will feature a discussion regarding stress, anxiety, trauma, coping, and protective factors as well as methods for addressing anxiety and distress with students and colleagues. Cultural factors and issues related to intellectual and developmental disabilities will also be discussed.

The webinar has the following learning objectives:

  • As a result of participating in the webinar, participants will be able to list three different reactions that faculty, staff, and/or students may be experiencing during this transition period
  • Participants will be able to identify 5 coping skills that may assist with managing stress and anxiety related to trauma, COVID-19 related issues, and/or return to campus
  • As a result of participating in the webinar, participants will be able to describe examples of protective and resilience factors that boost chances of success and wellness
  • Participants will be able to identify 3 cultural factors that are barriers to accessing mental health services
  • Participants will be able to name 5 important ways to respond to students and colleagues who are under distress

Who should attend:
DSPS Coordinators & Directors, California Community Colleges' Administrators, Chief Student Services Officers, Student Success & Equity Directors, Faculty from any discipline, staff, and other interested individuals are encouraged to attend. All are welcome.

If you have any questions, please feel free to send me an email at wfrancis@mednet.ucla.edu.