Join CAPS for our various Virtual Workshops where counselors explore anxiety, depression and cultural forces that impact your well-being, while guiding you through building skills on these topics. Our virtual workshops are always free and an essential step on our Stepped Care Model.
Special End of Semester Programming
CAPS is excited to offer special programming designed to support GW Students through the end of the semester. Stop by the Student Health Center or give us a call at 202-994-5300 during our daily 12-4 walk-in hours!
Grieving Mindfully: Friday Dec 9th, 1pm
Vaughn Miller, PsyD and Leanne Juzaitis, LMFT
Wondering how you will get through the weeks surrounding Winter Break? You are not alone! The Grieving Mindfully Workshop is a one session workshop designed especially for students who are grieving a loved one’s death. You’ll learn helpful tips for surviving social events, how to be mindfully present during grief, and how to cope with a holiday that looks and feels very different.
Anxiety Toolbox is a three-session virtual workshop for students who are interested in gaining readily accessible skills for managing anxiety. Through the workshop, students gain an understanding of anxiety and learn skills to recognize and better address symptoms. Each workshop is an hour long and meets via Zoom. The information builds on material from previous sections. Anxiety Toolbox is not a substitute for formal counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. Pre-registration is required and students must commit to attending all three consecutive sessions to register. This fall, CAPS is offering sections of Anxiety Toolbox specifically for graduate students. To register, please consult with a CAPS clinician by calling CAPS between 12-4PM at (202)994-5300 or email [email protected].
Fall 2022 Schedule:
Workshop Facilitator: Jessica Glover, LGSW
Section 1: 9/13, 9/20, 9/27
Section 2:10/4, 10/11, 10/18
Section 3:11/1, 11/8, 11/15
Section 4: 11/29, 12/6, 12/13
Workshop Faciliatator: Sarah Litt MA, LGPC, NCC
Section 1: 9/16, 9/23, 9/30
Section 2: 10/14, 10/21, 10/28
Section 3: 11/4, 11/11, 11/18
The Interpersonal Effectiveness workshop focuses on identifying ways to foster healthy relationships via self-monitoring, effective communication, and conflict resolution skills. The three-session virtual workshop is divided into content that builds upon itself. The sessions include modules dedicated to help you: (1) better understand your values and boundaries in relationships, (2) learn the role of culture in communication, different styles of communication, and strategies for effective communication, and (3) identify common causes of conflict and effective conflict management techniques. By the end of the workshop you may acquire the skills to build relationship intimacy and dialogue effectiveness. Pre-registration for this workshop is required and students must commit to attending all three consecutive sessions to register. To register, please consult with a CAPS clinician by calling CAPS for a brief consultation between 12-4PM at (202)994-5300 or email [email protected].
Fall 2022 Schedule
Workshop Faciliatator: Adebukola “Buki” Olufotebi, MS,LGPC, NCC
Section 1: September 19th; September 26th; October 3rd
Section 2: October 10th; October 17th; October 24th
Section 3: November 7th; November 14th; November 21st
"Managing Depression" is a three-session workshop designed to help students increase their understanding of depression and provide them with the skills to recognize and manage their symptoms of depression. Each workshop is one hour, and the information builds on material from previous sections. The first 30 minutes will be a chance to learn more about depression and tools to cope with depression while the second 30-40 minutes will be a discussion about the presented material. "Managing Depression” is not a substitute for formal counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. To register, please consult with a CAPS clinician by calling CAPS for a brief consultation between 12-4PM at (202)-994-5300 or email [email protected].
Fall 2022 Schedule
Workshop Facilitator: Leanne Juzaitis, LMFT
Section 1: 9/15, 9/22, 9/29
Section 2: 10/13, 10/20, 10/27
Section 3: 11/3, 11/10, 11/17
Section 4: 12/1, 12/8, 12/15
For any of our workshops, please consult with your CAPS clinician or email [email protected] with any questions.
- Meet the CAPS Staff
- COVID-19: Counseling Updates and Resources
- Stepped Care Counseling
- Suicide Prevention
- Additional On and Off-Campus Counseling Resources
- Crisis Hotlines and Resources
- Mental Health Assessments (Suspended)
- Train With Us (Suspended)