R.O.C.K. Mat-Su presents, Resilience, a KPJR film.
Resilience chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to protect children from the effects of toxic stress. The child may not remember, but the body remembers.
This is a free event for the community!
Tuesday, April 11, 9:30-11am or 11:15am-12:45pm, JKB 108
This 90-minute program will provide you with the skills to act when you see behavior that puts others at risk for violence, victimization, or perpetration. These skills include speaking out against rape myths and sexist language, supporting victims, and intervening in potentially violent situations. CHOOSE TO ACT: Step in, speak up and make a difference!
Tuesday, April 11, 12:30 – 2:30 pm and 4:30 – 6 pm, Atrium
Have you been a little down lately? Have you ever wondered if you could be experiencing symptoms of depression? Come by the Atrium for a free, confidential, 5 minute, screening, and find answers to these and other questions. Depression is real, common, and treatable. This event is sponsored by the Human Services Club.
Wednesday, April 12, 10:30 AM – Noon, Glenn Massay Theater lobby
The regular practice of Tai Chi can strengthen muscles, improve balance, and reduce stress. Tai Chi focuses on slow movements through a series of forms or movements. Instructors will lead you in an exploration of the different patterns of change through these physical movements/forms. These practices will guide you in the release of tension and enhance your inner awareness bringing about a harmonious state of being.
Wednesday, April 12, 4-5pm, FSM 206
Join Shelly Jacobs, Adjunct Professor of Psychology, to explore the basics of happiness. This week’s talk will cover self-compassion. Self-compassion is simply having compassion for oneself. Join Shelly Jacobs, Adjunct Professor of Psychology, to explore self-compassion n this Arctic Dragon – approved workshop. You will learn how we all can use more compassion, especially from ourselves. Get your passport stamped at this Dragon Approved workshop.
Thursday, April 13, 6:00-8:00 p.m., FSM 204.
Focus: how-to demonstrations and discussions on many things that will help get you ready for summer!
Dr. William Resinger: Model Airplanes
Sally & Hazel Koppenberg: Making Flower Baskets
Margaret Loew: Wheat Grinding
Happiness Workshop – Gratitude and Joy
Join Shelly Jacobs, Adjunct Professor of Psychology, to explore the basics of happiness. This week’s talk will cover gratitude and joy. Joyous living increases health, and gratitude has been shown to increase an individual’s chances of surviving cancer and other illnesses.
Apr. 17, 4-5 pm, FSM 206
All proceeds benefit My House Mat-Su
Marriage/Relationships: Principles that make relationships work. What does research say are common traits to marriages that last? Does your relationship have some elements that are hindering growth and intimacy? Come participate in this interactive class and learn some practical steps to make your relationship even better!
April 22nd, 2:30pm-5pm. Snodgrass Hall 119
Join Deborah Bannan, Assistant Professor of Human Services, for an informative discussion on stress and relaxation – just in time for finals! While you’re there, get your Dragon Field Guide stamped.
Apr. 27, Noon-1 pm, FSM 200
Parenting: Parenting with a plan. Being a parent is tough work, especially when you aren’t sure how to best address difficulties that arise. For problematic behavior, poor grades, unhealthy use of technology (or anything else), you can have a plan! Come learn some foundational guidelines to build a practical system in your home to address your concerns in a way that is positive and gets everyone on the same page.
April 28th, 10am-12:30pm. Snodgrass Hall 119
De-Stress by increasing learning skills: Effective strategies to learn and teach. Do you read and re-read the textbook and still not remember what it says? Do you spend hours preparing and delivering a lecture only to realize no one remembers anything you reviewed? Come and learn effective, research-based ways to make learning stick!
April 28th, 1:00-3:30pm. Snodgrass Hall 119.