Workshops and Trainings

Columbia Health departments offer a variety of workshops and trainings that focus on developing skills, knowledge, and information about resources on and off campus.

Check out currently scheduled open sessions listed on the Columbia Health Events Calendar.

Want to request a workshop or training for your group/organization? Check out the offerings listed on this page and follow the link to submit a request.

Customized Requests

For organizations or groups with a more specific programming requests, Alice! Health Promotion and Sexual Violence Response may be able to tailor workshops and trainings to meet your needs. Contact [email protected] or [email protected] to connect with a staff member and discuss your request. Not sure where is best to direct your inquiry? Contact [email protected].

Accommodations

If you require disability accommodations to attend any of these events, please contact 212-854-2388 or [email protected] at least 2 business days in advance of the event.

Available Workshops

  • This workshop focuses on the role that alcohol may play in a professional setting. With alcohol being omnipresent in many networking opportunities, this workshop aims to increase understanding of the effects of alcohol on the body, discuss protective behaviors to utilize while drinking, and walk through ways to be an active bystander in situations where alcohol is present. Participants discuss factors that impact their choices around alcohol usage and how to navigate difficult situations.    
  • Facilitated by Alice! Health Promotion
  • Scheduled by request: submit form

Programs include:

  1. Responding to Disclosures
  2. The Power of Bystanders

Facilitated by Sexual Violence Response
Scheduled by request: submit form

  • This workshop is a skills-based training program designed to help Columbia students effectively recognize and respond to others exhibiting indicators of distress. Students can be a helper and connect peers to resources on- and off-campus. The training is focused on understanding, re-framing, referring, and self-care.
  • Facilitated by Alice! Health Promotion
  • Scheduled by request: submit form

  • Stress management, sleep, and nutrition are key elements of a student’s well-being. Participants will learn about why these behaviors are important, strategies for incorporating them into their lives, and resources available on campus that can provide support.
  • Facilitated by Alice! Health Promotion
  • Scheduled by request: submit form
  • Taking a harm-reduction approach, this workshop aims to increase understanding of the effects of alcohol on the body, discuss protective behaviors to utilize while drinking, describe in what ways parties can be hosted in smart, safe, and responsible manner, and to walk through ways to be an active bystander in situations where alcohol is present.
  • Facilitated by Alice! Health Promotion
  • Scheduled by request: submit form
  • Getting a good night’s rest means more than just feeling refreshed in the morning — prioritizing zzzs is supportive of overall health and academic success by increasing focus and the ability to retain more information. This workshop will describe what it means to practice good sleep hygiene and discuss ways to overcome common barriers to maximizing bedtime performance (sleep).
  • Facilitated by Alice! Health Promotion
  • Scheduled by request: submit form
  • Making informed choices about how to use available time can set the stage for academic success. Participants will discuss factors that impact time-choice, managing time effectively, building a balanced schedule, and learn about tools for overcoming procrastination.
  • Facilitated by Alice! Health Promotion
  • Scheduled by request: submit form

The key objectives of the Responsible Event Host Training include:

  • Describe the effects of alcohol on the body.
  • List protective behaviors to utilize while drinking.
  • Discuss ways in which events that include alcohol can be hosted in a smart, safe, and responsible manner.
  • List steps you can take to be an active bystander.

Facilitated by Alice! Health Promotion
Scheduled by request: submit form

Workshops for Students Registered with Disability Services

To register for workshops, email Michele McGrath, Learning Specialist, at [email protected]. with ‘Spring 2024 DS Workshop Registration’ in the subject line.

In the body of the email, list the workshop name(s) and date(s) you wish to register for. If you require disability accommodations to attend, please contact [email protected] at least 5 days prior to the event.

*Fall Term Workshops will be listed in September 2024.*

Last reviewed: 6/11/2024