Find courses to support your physical, mental, and emotional well-being or equip yourself with the skills and training needed to support others facing crisis.
Upcoming Courses and Training
Fundamentals of Well-Being Courses
Develop mechanism in increase one’s resilience to better withstand future obstacles. Activities: Reflect on past obstacles to harness resilience. Develop a plan for a current challenge you are facing. This class is a 3-week class - week 1 is online, week 2 is in person, and week 3 is online.
#63729, Truax-Early Learning Center and Online, 3/1-3/15, Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 PM
Build techniques on how to live more mindfully. Activities: Learn about and practice mini meditations. Complete five situational mindfulness exercises and reflect on their impact to your mindset. This class is a 3-week class - week 1 is online, week 2 is in person, and week 3 is online.
#63732, Truax-Early Learning Center and Online, 3/21-4/4, Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 PM
Understand and use one’s strength to increase overall well-being. Activities: Focus on how utilizing your strengths provides more happiness in your life. Complete a strengths survey and complete a challenge exercise to incorporate your natural strength in your daily activities. This class is a 3-week class - week 1 is online, week 2 is in person, and week 3 is online.
#63733, Truax-Early Learning Center and Online, 4/11-4/25, Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 PM
Mental Health First Aid Training
This course is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including ADHD), and eating disorders.
#63365, Online Live, 3/28-3/30, Tuesday and Thursday, 6-8:30 PM
This Mental Health First Aid course is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help an adult who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions. Course participants come from a variety of backgrounds and play various roles in the community.
#63363, Online Live, 4/25-4/27, Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9 PM
Mind and Body Courses
Each class focuses on a specific category of attack that anyone may be confronted with. The categories deal with body posture when confronted by an attacker, rear attacks, front attacks, wrist grabs, chest grabs, choke attacks, and ground reversals while also establishing the context behind crimes against women. The classes build upon information relative to establishing the total context in which the skills would be best applied, while developing the mindset to use the skills most effectively.
#63967, Truax-Early Learning Center, 3/9, Thursday, 5:30-8:30 PM
Exercise is beneficial for all ages, but especially as we age. This class will include a variety of gentle yoga, basic Pilates, and core-based exercises designed to maintain flexibility, alleviate stiff joints, and build core strength.
#63605, Online, 3/8-4/19, Wednesday - Students will receive a video every week.
Integrative Restoration is a form of guided mindfulness meditation that helps individuals understand how to respond to rather than react to emotions and thoughts. The integrative piece addresses concerns that we may be experiencing such as stress, anxiety, insomnia, grief, or pain. The restorative segment allows us to uncover attributes that are always present: joy, peace, well-being, and a sense of connection to yourself and to those close to you.
#63712, Truax-Main Building, 3/8-4/26, Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 PM
Learn meditation practices designed to focus the mind and help you feel calmer, more productive, and more resilient at work, or in your personal life. Each class will start with gentle movement to relieve tension and calm the mind. All participants will receive scripts that they can use with groups to lead meditation practice sessions at work, with any small groups, or for their own personal meditation practices.
#63780, Truax-Early Learning Center, 5/2-5/23, Tuesday, 6-8:30 PM
Explore the most common types of workplace stress. Understand the symptoms and consequences of unmanaged stress. Learn coping strategies that create a platform for constructive change and develop a personal action plan to strengthen your effectiveness.
#63693, Truax-Early Learning Center, 4/20, Thursday, 5:30-8:30 PM
Health and Dental Professional Development Courses
Basic Life Support Provider CPR is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
#63789, Truax-Protective Services, 3/20, Monday, 5-10 PM
#63790, Truax-Protective Services, 4/22, Saturday, 9 AM-2 PM
#63792, Truax-Protective Services, 3/6, Monday, 5-10 PM
#63794, Truax-Protective Services, 4/29, Saturday, 9 AM-2 PM
This course prepares the dental hygienist to use diode lasers safely and effectively to treat periodontal disease in dental patients with Laser Bacterial Reduction and Laser Assisted Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy. Course will cover laser history, basic laser safety, physics, clinical applications and procedures in the dental office, Students will apply dental laser soft tissue procedures on a porcine jaw in a lab setting and learn safety guidelines for preforming the role of Laser Safety Officer in a dental office setting.
#63376, Truax-Health Building, 5/6, Saturday, 8 AM-12 PM
This course is intended for health care professionals or interpreters working with Spanish-speaking patients but is open to anyone. It focuses on medical technical language in both English and Spanish. Students gain increased familiarity with medical terminology, thereby enhancing patient communication. Medical terminology will be presented according to body systems, clinical specialties, and subspecialties. The student will master both vocabulary and knowledge needed for a wide number of medical settings. This course is part of the Healthcare Interpreter Training Program, but open to all.
#63351, Goodman South, 3/20-5/8, Monday, 6-8:30 PM
Healthcare Interpreting Program
The Healthcare Interpreting (HCI) program focuses on preparing bilingual speakers of Spanish and English to become professional healthcare interpreters. The program develops high-level interpreting skills and fulfills the 40 hours of training necessary to be eligible to take the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) exam for national certification. View HCI Course and Program Details
This course covers the basics of nutrition principles and practices, helping students to understand how key nutrients carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water affect health, disease, energy balance and weight control. The role of major nutrients including functions, food sources, the processes of digestion, absorption, transport, and metabolism with application to normal and therapeutic human nutritional needs. This course is part of the Certified Dietary Manager Program, but open to those not seeking certification.
#63360, Online, 1/30-3/26
Reviews the medically prescribed diets for certain medical conditions such as diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease will be examined; nutritional assessment techniques are introduced to evaluate dietary changes needed to manage disease. This course is part of the Certified Dietary Manager Program, but open to those not seeking certification.
#63367, Online, 3/27-5/21
Certified Dietary Manager Program
The five-course Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) program is focused on food service operations and nutrition within a healthcare or commercial environment (hospitals, acute or long-term care facilities). View CDM Program Details
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