Workshops and trainings are a fantastic means of educating students, faculty and staff.  Members of the Stevens community are encouraged to connect with Student Affairs offices to ask staff to facilitate workshops and trainings for groups, including, but not limited to, student organizations, Fraternities or Sororities, athletic teams, class sessions, and departments or offices.

Please see the comprehensive list below of existing workshops and make a request for a facilitation through the emails listed. Additional customized workshops can be created; please contact the appropriate office to begin a conversation.

View Workshops by Category
Disability Awareness
Diversity and Inclusion
Undergraduate Career Preparation
Graduate Career Preparation 
Wellness 


Disability Awareness

Overview of Disability Services at Stevens

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Disability Services
Workshop Description:A general overview of the Disability Services office including a review of student population demographics, common accommodations, and the process for students to register and receive accommodations. Specific discussion points may be added as appropriate or by request.
Amount of Time Needed: 45 minutes
Maximum Group Size:Any
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Faculty Guide to Working with Students with Disabilities

Affiliated Office(s):Office of Disability Services
Workshop Description: The crucial take-away of this training is to help faculty and staff understand their roles and responsibilities for facilitating accommodation(s) and access. It is intended to share information about The Office of Disability Services (ODS) and foster partnership between faculty and ODS.
Amount of Time Needed: 45 minutes
Maximum Group Size: Any
Contact Email Address:  [email protected]


Disability Awareness: Exploring Questions Around Etiquette and Access

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Disability Services Workshop Description: This talk will discuss theoretical perspectives on disability, communication tips when interacting with individuals with specific disabilities, and creating accessible events for individuals with disabilities. Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: Any
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Working with Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Disability Services
Workshop Description: This presentation was designed to help faculty, staff, and students recognize the characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), discuss what a student with ASD might need in a college classroom or setting and explore strategies to help students with ASD be successful.
Amount of Time Needed: 45 minutes
Maximum Group Size:Any
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Diversity and Inclusion

Safe Zone 1.0 for Students

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: The Stevens Safe Zone Ally Program is a campus-wide initiative designed to educate Stevens community members on LGBTQ+ identity, terminology, current (in)justices impacting the LGBTQ community, and visibly identify Stevens staff, students, and faculty who seek to support the campus' LGBTQ population as allies.
Amount of Time Needed: 2 hours
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Safe Zone 1.0 for Faculty and Staff

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: The Stevens Safe Zone Ally Program is a campus-wide initiative designed to educate Stevens community members on LGBTQ+ identity, terminology, current (in)justices impacting the LGBTQ community, and visibly identify Stevens staff, students, and faculty who seek to support the campus' LGBTQ population as allies.
Amount of Time Needed: 2 hours
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Safe Zone 2.0 for Students

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: The Stevens Safe Zone Ally Program is a campus-wide initiative designed to educate Stevens community members on LGBTQ+ identity, terminology, current (in)justices impacting the LGBTQ community, and visibly identify Stevens staff, students, and faculty who seek to support the campus' LGBTQ population as allies. Attendees must have completed the Safe Zone 1.0 training within the same academic year.
Amount of Time Needed: 2 hours
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Safe Zone 2.0 for Faculty and Staff

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: The Stevens Safe Zone Ally Program is a campus-wide initiative designed to educate Stevens community members on LGBTQ+ identity, terminology, current (in)justices impacting the LGBTQ community, and visibly identify Stevens staff, students, and faculty who seek to support the campus' LGBTQ population as allies. Attendees must have completed the Safe Zone 1.0 training within the same academic year.
Amount of Time Needed: 2 hours
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Cultural Appropriation vs. Appreciation

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education Workshop Description: What is cultural appropriation, and what is the big deal about it? Participants in this workshop will learn the difference between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation, better understand cultural appropriation in the context of Halloween festivities and other contexts and learn skills to respond to cultural appropriation.

Amount of Time Needed: 1.5 hours
Maximum Group Size: 50
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Beyond Your Unconscious Bias

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: Learn to identify unconscious bias and different types of bias, understand where biases stem from, and develop skills to acknowledge and move past one’s unconscious bias.
Amount of Time Needed: 1.5 hours
Maximum Group Size: 50
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Radical Empathy

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: Participants in this workshops will: Evaluate their own empathy; Learn what empathy is and is not; Practice conflict resolution with empathy; Improve their ability to ask effective questions; Demonstrate empathetic and reflective listening; Understand how identities situate an individual in the world and how this can impact relationships.
Amount of Time Needed: 1.5-2 hours
Maximum Group Size: 50
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Cross-Cultural Communication

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: By participating in this workshop you will have the opportunity to learn skills for listening and sharing through a cross-cultural framework, build capacity in giving and receiving feedback, especially on communication needs, identities and microaggressions, and better understand your own identities, triggers, and communication style.
Amount of Time Needed: 1.5 hours
Maximum Group Size: 30
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Building an Inclusive Community 

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: Reflect on your role as member of the Stevens community and responsibility to build an inclusive community. Learn about social justice vocabulary, microaggressions, and allyship and brainstorm ways to cultivate an inclusive community in partnership with others.
Amount of Time Needed: 1.5 hours
Maximum Group Size: 50
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Finding Your Inclusive Leadership Style

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: Participants will reflect on models of inclusive leaders, developing their own style and better understanding their challenges, goals and opportunities.
Amount of Time Needed: 1.5 hours
Maximum Group Size: 50
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Socialization & Liberation

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: Can we find freedom in a system where our oppression was built? By participating in this workshop, you will learn about the cycle of oppression and liberation and further explore your own identities in the context of liberation.
Amount of Time Needed: 1.5 hours
Maximum Group Size: 50
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Healthy Boundaries & Communities

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: Participants will learn to communicate across difference, utilizing inclusive language, exhibiting empathy and care, and seeking understanding. They will understand where and how one person can make a difference for another and how to build relationships built on trust.
Amount of Time Needed: 1.5 hours
Maximum Group Size: 50
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Identity & Intersectionality

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: Why is identity and why is it important? Our social identities impact our lives and how we understand ourselves in multiple ways. Learn more about social identities, how they intersect and impact other identities, and how to better understand yourself as a complex and multidimensional person.
Amount of time needed: 1.5 hours
Maximum Group Size: 50
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Allyship, Privilige & Microaggressions

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: By participating in this workshop, participants will learn the definition and history of microaggressions, brainstorm how to build an inclusive community at Stevens, learn the concepts of allyship and privilege, and build skills to recognize and disrupt microaggressions.
Amount of Time Needed: 1.5 hours
Maximum Group Size: 50
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Pronouns & Names – The Power of Words

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Undergraduate Student Life/Diversity Education
Workshop Description: Learn more about the importance of language, names, and pronouns in building an inclusive community!
Amount of Time Needed: 1.5 hours
Maximum Group Size: 50
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Undergraduate Career Preparation

Career Center Preparation

Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Workshop Description: Learn more about the Career Center and how to conduct a successful job search for internship, co-op, and full-time positions through the Career Center
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 60
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Career Exploration and Learning

Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Workshop Description: Learn strategies and techniques on how to figure out career choices that may be of interest. Take a Career Inventory to assess your values and interests align with various types of careers.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 60
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Introduction to Cooperative Education

Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Workshop Description: For first- and second-year Engineering and Science students, this workshop provides information on the nature of cooperative education, eligibility, and next steps on how to become a Co-op student.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 60
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Writing Your Golden Ticket: Essentials To Job Applications

Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Workshop Description: Your resume along with cover letters, transcripts and references are key documents in your job search. Find out how to get past the 6 second scan and write your golden ticket to success!
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 60
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Finding Your Next Opportunity: The Search

Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Workshop Description: Learn job search strategies including how to build and flex your network, optimize your online presence, and how to use Career Center and online resources.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 60
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Become a Star Interviewee: Advanced Interviewing

Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Workshop Description: Practice how to answer behavioral-based interviewing questions using the STAR method – the preferred method of interviewers. Learn how to relate your experiences, behaviors, knowledge, skills and abilities using a response method that provides the greatest impact.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 60
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Interviewing Techniques

Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Workshop Description: Nail the Interview! It’s all about the preparation…learn how to make a great first impression, answer behavior questions, and navigate tough unexpected questions. You will learn how to tell your story and showcase your skills and experiences.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 60
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


You Got the Offer! Now What?

Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Workshop Description: Congratulations…but what should you do next? Whether it’s for an internship, co-op, or full-time job, we will cover salary and benefit package evaluations, salary negotiation techniques, and how to navigate difficult situations, such as asking for an extension.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 60
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Create a Quacktastic LinkedIn

Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Workshop Description: LinkedIn is an effective resource to use during your job search. Learn how to enhance your online presence and to create positive personal branding. Bring your laptop to this interactive presentation
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 60
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


To Graduate School

Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Workshop Description: Considering a master’s or PhD? This session that will help to prepare you to be a competitive candidate. The application requirements and process will be reviewed. Actions that you can take now in order to strengthen your candidacy will be discussed.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 60
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Applying To Medical School and Other Health-Related Aacademic Programs

Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Workshop Description: If you are considering applying to medical school or other health-related programs, such a physical therapy, attend this workshop to understand the requirements and application timeline.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 60
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Business Etiquette and Communication

Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Workshop Description: Learn proper business etiquette and accepted practices so that you can successfully navigate the job search process and build a strong network of professional contacts.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 60
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Graduate Career Preparation

Creating a Career Action Plan

Workshop Description: Identify what you career you want to have, and formulate a plan to get there.
Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Amount of Time Needed: 45 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 150
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Preparing Customized Resumes

Workshop Description: One resume does not fit all positions. At this workshop, we will write a resume that matches a specific position that you really want.
Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Amount of Time Needed: 45 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 150
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


What's Your MBTI Code?

Workshop Description: Understanding yourself and others are keys to success no matter what you want to do. By taking the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and learning about Personality Types and your MBTI code, you will get insight that will guide you in your interactions at college, on the job, as well as in relationships.
Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Amount of Time Needed: 45 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 150
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Behavior Based Interviewing

Workshop Description: Master the STAR technique for responding to questions about your past experiences. Recruiters seek evidence from your past successes as proof that you will be successful in their positions.
Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Amount of Time Needed: 45 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 150
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Understanding How to Apply OnLine

Workshop Description: Knowing how this works will increase your chances of being contacted for an interview.
Affiliated Office(s): Career Center
Amount of Time Needed: 45 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 150
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Wellness

Pizza and Fries: A Conversation About Consent

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Wellness Education
Workshop Description: During this workshop, which was developed by The Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA) at Rutgers University-Camden, we will explore understanding consent in sexual and intimate relationships. Whether you are engaging in sexual activity with an individual or individuals, one time or as part of an ongoing relationship, consent is an important aspect of sexual activity. This workshop will help you consider how you give and accept consent in your relationships.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 25
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Fight Back Against Burnout

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Wellness Education
Workshop Description: Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion. During this workshop, we will explore the signs, symptoms, and causes of burnout. More importantly, we will discuss ways to fight back against it!
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 30
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Introduction to Wellness and Self-Care

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Wellness Education
Workshop Description: We hear the word “wellness” a lot, but what does it really mean? During this workshop, we will explore the interconnected dimensions wellness and the role self-care has in building a more successful and balanced lifestyle.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 30
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Speak Up! Bystander Intervention Training (For Students)

Affiliated Office(s): Office of Wellness Education, CAPS, Diversity Education, and Title IX
Workshop Description: Have you ever noticed a concerning situation and thought about intervening, but didn’t? The goal of this training is to empower students to find a way to help when there is a problem, rather than assume someone else will. During this training, we will break down the barriers to intervention and teach strategies to safely intervene, directly or indirectly, in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
Amount of Time Needed: 90 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 30
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


QPR (Question, Persuede, Refer)

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: QPR is a nationally recognized and SAMSHA approved training program. It empowers participants to Question someone who may be at risk for suicide; Persuade them to get help; and Refer them to the proper support.
Amount of Time Needed: 60-90 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 25
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Intro to Mindfulness

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: Mindfulness is a unique way of paying attention. Practicing mindfulness not only leads to greater self-awareness, but can also calm the mind, help with "big" emotions, and provide a means of taming strong urges. This introduction can help get you started down the road to practicing mindfulness yourself!
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Fostering a Growth Mindset

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: Based on the work of Carol Dweck, growth mindset refers to a way of approaching setbacks so that they seem less like end-of-the-world failures, and more like natural opportunities for growth. This is a great workshop for those who find it hard to bounce back after a setback.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Healthy Advisor Relationships

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: This workshop is primarily for graduate students. The advisor-advisee relationship is listed by graduate students as being one of the most important factors in determining their success and enjoyment of graduate school. This workshop provides tips for making the most out of the relationship.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Staying Healthy on the Graduate Journey

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: Graduate school is not easy!  Life changes quite a bit.  This workshop looks at some key research on waht changes you can expect during your life in graduate school.  We will also discuss some tips for coping with these changes and thriving in your new setting.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


A Practical Guide to Supporting Students in Distress

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: This training is for faculty, staff and studetns in gatekeeper roles.  Learn to identify signs of student distress.  Also learn basic skills and strategies for listening and responding to distress.  Attendees will leave with a better understanding of referral options at Stevens, and when and how to refer for help.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 25
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Intro to CAPS

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: Learn about CAPS and the services it offers to students, faculty and staff.
Amount of Time Needed: 20 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: No limit
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Understanding Grief, Loss and Bereavement

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: Grief and loss are often an unspoken part of the lives of our students.  Learn more about these experiences, and how to help students get to the other side of loss.  This workshop also explores how to determine when normal grief has turned into something more serious that needs intervention.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 25
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Resilience!

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: In life, flexibility is key.  We need to be able to stretch and bounce back.  This workshop will help you learn ways of engaging with your emotional life to be more flexible, more aware, and to hold things just a little bit more 'lightly'.  By doing so we not only bounce back more quickly from setbacks, but we also give ourselves more of a chance to pursue the things that are important to us (instead of getting derailed).
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Helping Your Child Thrive at Stevens

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: This workshop is for parents, and is intended to orient them to some of the expected changes and transitions for their child entering college.  Parents will also learn about some warning signs that their child is struggling with the transition to college and will connect parents with resources at Stevens that can provide support for their child
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Burnout and Vicarious Trauma

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: University personnel who provide direct services to students, particularly high-risk students, can be at risk for experiencing burnout and vicarious traumatization.  In this workshop, participants will learn the signs of burnout and vicarious trauma as well as explore ways to decrease the likelihood of burnout happening in the first place.  
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 15
Contact Email Address: [email protected]tevens.edu


Mental Health Matters

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: This workshop is geared towards international students who are new to the country and are seeking to understand what mental health is and why it is important.  The workship discusses when and how to seek help when needed.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Cross-Cultural Adjustment

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: This discussion-based workshop is for international students to discuss culture shock and how to better adjust and adapt to a new culture.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 15
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Coping with Job Search Anxiety

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: Geared towards graduate students, this workshop can help students understand and explore coping strategies to manage anciety during the job search process.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 100
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Attending College with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: A presentation on the variables that predict college success for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Amount of Time Needed: 45 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 50
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Finding Balance

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: This workshop is focused on finding balance between the various roles that students play from wearing many different hats, including employee, friend, partner, classmate, etc. and taking care of your mental health and wellness at the same time.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Conflict Resolution

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: This workshop is focused on understanding what conflict is, what leads to conflicts, and skills to resolve conflicts.  Included in the workshop is the opportunity for self-exploration about the students' conflict-resolution style and how that impacts resolution of conflict.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


What we are really talking about is...Self-Care

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: This workshop is focused on understanding what we mean when we say Self-Care and how to implement it in one's life.  It explores the different emotional, physical, spiritual and psychological ways that people take care of themselves.  The impact of not utilizing Self-Care techniques is also discussed.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]


Attila, We're Not in High School Anymore...

Affiliated Office(s): CAPS
Workshop Description: This workshop focuses on the transition to college through the examination of common issues faced by first year students, and strategies to help them navigate the transition.
Amount of Time Needed: 60 minutes 
Maximum Group Size: 20
Contact Email Address: [email protected]