COMPASSION ACROSS CONTEXTS
The 2013 ISU Wellness Symposium will offer a variety of topics exploring strategies that enhance both personal and professional growth and development. Please click the 'Save the Date' card on the right for the full brochure.
We have attendance options for professionals seeking CEU verification as well as students/community members attending for general knowledge. To register, click the link below that applies to your circumstances:
Please contact Rick Pongratz through email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone (282-2130) if you have any questions.
Spring 2013 Groups
Jennifer & Tracie
1/28 - 4/29
Mindfulness meditation has been shown to improve focus, reduce harmful stress reactions, and improve immune system functioning. Open to students, staff, faculty, and community members. No experience with meditation is necessary to attend. Please plan to arrive on time and stay for the entire session as to minimize disruptions. This group remains open to new members and there is no commitment required to attend future sessions.
Location: Pond Student Union
1/28 - 5/1
1/29 - 5/2
Interpersonal groups are an effective way to gain support from a variety of individuals. It is an opportunity to address boundaries, emotional intimacy, increase self-awareness, and practice new behaviors in a safe, confidential environment. Individuals dealing with a variety of personal concerns are appropriate for this group. Schedule an appointment with one of our counselors to discuss joining either the Wednesday OR Thursday group. Groups will be closed to new members after the first 2 weeks.
Location: Gravely Hall Counseling & Testing Center
For more information call (208) 282-7750
or email Julie Thompson
Getting the Happiness Advantage
This group will be led by trained counselors for the purpose of exposing students to researched mindful based strategies proven to be highly effective in creating positive change in the person's life who chooses to routinely use such strategies. This group will also provide support and connection to other students, which has also been proven to have a positive effect on students' academic performance.
See the group flier for more information.
The University Counseling and Testing Service serves Idaho State University with a dual mission. Our counseling services mission is to support the academic, emotional, social, vocational, spiritual, cultural, and professional development of students and other members of the ISU community by offering counseling, assessment, outreach, consultation, training, and educational and health promotion services. Our testing services mission is to initiate and provide a secure, professional, and proctored testing environment to meet individual, University, and community needs for admission, certification, licensure, correspondence, course placement, job placement, and academic course exams.
We support and affirm the University's core values of learning, diversity, engagement, leadership, responsiveness, and responsibility. In so doing, we commit to a counseling and testing work environment that is welcoming and comfortable for all individuals, regardless of race, sex, gender, ethnic background, age, sexual orientation, spiritual identification, national origin, or disability. We further commit to an ethical, efficient, and wise use of both our fiscal and human resources in support of our dual mission.