Don’t miss CU’s second annual Health and Wellness Summit on January 23 at the University Memorial Center. Faculty, staff and students are invited to learn about holistic approaches to health and wellness as well as campus resources and support services. During this event, you will learn tangible skills to improve your own wellbeing as well as that of our students.
The summit is free to the CU community, and registration is now open. Attendees are able to choose from several different tracks:
Track I: Mental Health First Aid
This course provides instruction on how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. At the end of the session, participants will receive a Mental Health First Aid certification. This is a full-day track and spots are limited! If you are interested in becoming certified in mental health first aid, please register online prior to the event.
Track II: Supporting Student Resiliency Certification
CU Boulder offers a Supporting Student Resiliency certification as part of its professional development series. Through these sessions, you will develop the following conversation skills and techniques to work with students on a range of topics:
Participants can attend sessions individually. Those who attend all six sessions will receive a non-degree certificate. All sessions will be held in the same room throughout the day.
Track III: Health Topics
Those who are interested in learning about a variety of health and wellness topics, including self-care and stress management, are welcome to mix and match individual sessions. Here are just a few of the sessions that will be offered:
In addition to formal presentations, the summit will be holding an interactive expo from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Participants can engage in a variety of health and wellness activities from DIY projects and yoga to career exploration and wellness consultations.
There will also be a sunset reflection walk at 4 p.m. from the UMC to the Varsity Lawn. The loop is approximately 1 mile, no registration required. Check online to learn more about the Health and Wellness Summit.