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Leadwell

Co-Sponsored by LeadUH and UH Wellness

Learning to lead yourself is just as important as learning to lead others. Through LeadWell, students will learn the importance of self-care and balance as it relates to leadership. Topics such as time management, stress management, self-care and more will be explored. Development of these skills are crucial to a healthy life and organization.

To complete the LeadWell program, students must complete the 2 core courses, 2 elective courses, and a capstone reflection paper.


LeadWell Sessions Fall 2018

Core Courses (required)

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This workshop will introduce participants to the benefits of integrating self-care behaviors into daily life, particularly within the context of balancing various leadership roles and responsibilities. Specific learning topics will include stress-management, setting personal boundaries, coping with perfectionism, and practicing self-compassion. By participating in this workshop, students can expect to learn practical strategies for reducing stress and learning to lead with a greater sense of empathy, both for themselves and others. Facilitated by UH Wellness and CAPS.

Thursday, September 20
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
SC North Impact Room

Wednesday, October 31
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
SC South Bayou City Room

Participants of this workshop will explore the meaning of leadership within the multidimensional components of wellness. Students will learn the core principles of effective leadership, including development of interpersonal skills and the importance of personal well-being. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in group discussions and activities involving communication, conflict resolution, and appropriate use of assertive language. Facilitated by UH Wellness.

Monday, October 1
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
SC South Bayou City Room

Thursday, November 8
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SC South Downtown Room

Electives

Click on the sessions below for additional details:

Participants of this workshop will explore the meaning of leadership within the multidimensional components of wellness. Students will learn the core principles of effective leadership, including development of interpersonal skills and the importance of personal well-being. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in group discussions and activities involving communication, conflict resolution, and appropriate use of assertive language. Facilitated by UH Wellness.

*This course qualifies for 2 electives. Pre-Registration is required.

Friday, September 14
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
UH Wellness Classroom
Register HERE

Friday, December 14
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
UH Wellness Classroom
Register HERE

All weekly meditation sessions will be held on Thursdays (dates listed below) from 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm in the UH Wellness Classroom (CRWC 1038); starting August 30th and ending December 6th (Campus Recreation & Wellness Center, Suite 1038)

  • August 30
  • September 6
  • September 13
  • September 20
  • September 27
  • October 4
  • October 11
  • October 18
  • October 25
  • November 1
  • November 8
  • November 15
  • November 29
  • December 6

Free seminars, workshops and trainings for the UH Community to learn about health and wellness topics that relate to the Nine Dimensions of Wellness.

Topic: “Brain Hacks for Self-Control” with Dr. Julia Englund Strait, Assistant Professor, School of Psychology and Health Services, University of Houston Clear Lake.

Thursday, August 30
12 pm to 1 pm
UH Wellness Classroom (CRWC 1038)

Topic: “What Does Sleep Have to Do with It? With Dr. Candice Alfano, Professor and Director, Sleep and Anxiety Center of Houston, University of Houston.

Monday, September 17th
1 pm to 2 pm
SC South Skyline Room

Topic: “Making Your Money Work for You” with Gerald Cananagh, Program Consultant, Wells Fargo at Work.

Wednesday, October 10th
1 pm to 2 pm
UH Wellness Classroom (CRWC 1038)

Topic: “Finding Your Career” with Priyanka Raut, Career Counselor, University Career Services, University of Houston.

Wednesday, November 13th
1 pm to 2 pm
University Career Services Room 156

Topic: “Defining Spiritual Wellness: A UH Conversation”

Tuesday, December 4th
12 pm to 1 pm
UH Wellness Classroom (CRWC 1038)

CAPS presents Food for Thought Workshops during the academic year. All workshops take place in Student Service Center 1 (4365 Cougar Village Drive), Room 302G from 12:00 – 1:00pm. Follow the red signs to the red door.

  • 9/12/18 Beating the Blues
  • 9/19/18 Adulting 101: Finding Balance in College
  • 9/26/18 Healthy Relationships
  • 10/3/18 Coping With Mid-Semester Stress and Anxiety
  • 10/10/18 Stinking Thinking: Challenging Cognitive Distortions
  • 10/17/18 Beating the Blues
  • 10/24/18 It’s All the Rage: Managing Anger
  • 10/31/18 Bouncing Back: Managing Setbacks
  • 11/7/18 Healthy Relationships
  • 11/14/18 Stinking Thinking: Challenging Cognitive Distortions
  • 11/28/18 How to Relax Before Finals

QPR Suicide Prevention Training requires advance registration. Please sign up for one of the available dates listed below by sending an email to tabdulra@central.uh.edu. All QPR sessions will take place at the Student Services Center 1 unless otherwise indicated. Specific room number will be indicated when we confirm your registration.

  • Tuesday, September 11, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, September 13, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, September 18, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, September 20, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, September 25, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, September 27, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, October 2, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, October 4, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, October 9, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, October 11, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, October 16, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, October 18, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, October 23, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, October 25, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, October 30, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, November 1, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, November 6, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, November 8, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, November 13, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, November 15, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, November 27, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, November 29, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Tuesday, December 4, 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, December 6, 12:00 – 1:00pm

Reflection

Upon completion of the course requirements, participants will be required to complete a capstone reflection paper that will be reviewed by UH Wellness. This will provide each participant the opportunity to reflect on what they have learned in LeadWell, and what changes they can make in their daily lives to enhance their well-being. To complete this last part of the curriculum, contact Dr. Patrick Lukingbeal, Director of UH Wellness. From there, the prompt will be given to each student.