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Upcoming Events!

The Student Counseling Center has many opportunities and events you can participate in.  If you have ideas or a request for an event or workshop, please contact one of our awesome staff members.  

Fall 2016


Workshops and Groups

Resiliency Workshops

Each workshop covers a different topic related to grit and resiliency to help college students succeed.

Topic and date:

9/16    Involvement & Engagement   1-2 pm in SE 203

10/21  Mind vs Emotion                     1-2 pm in SE 203

11/18  Nurturing Relationships          1-2 pm in SE 203


RA Group

Led by Director Eddie Jones, this is an opportunity to share and process some of the challenges of the RA job.  Coping skills and self-care techniques will also be added to your toolbox.

Wednesdays, 9-10 am in C110

9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 12/7


Barbershop Group

A bi-weekly group led by Director, Eddie Jones, that offers men an opportunity to grow in culture, community and comradarie.  Topics that will be covered are GRIT, Leadership, Academic Success, and Manhood.

Thursdays, 3-4 pm in C110

9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/10, 12/1


S.H.E. Self-Help and Empowerment

A bi-weekly group led by Anne Acker that offers women an opportunity for community and empowerment.  Common concerns are relationships, attachment, anxiety, and many others.

Thursdays, 3-4 pm in C110

9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 11/3, 11/17


C.O.P.E. with Anxiety

This 4-week group teaches members how to:  Challenge mistaken beliefs, Overcome negative self-talk, Practice relaxation, and Express feelings & build self-esteem.  This is great for anyone who deals with worry, test anxiety, generalized anxiety, or any other form of anxiety.

Wednesdays, 11 am - 12 pm in Pioneer Hall 242

10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26


Athletes in Action

A group specifically for college athletes.  Common topics will be leadership, dealing with pressure, performance anxiety, etc.

Dates and Location TBD

QPR Trainings

QPR (Question. Persuade. Refer.) is a training for faculty, staff, and students in how to talk to someone who is experiencing mental distress or suicidal thoughts.  You will be trained in identifying risk factors, suicide warning signs, how to ask about suicide, persuade some towards hope, and how to refer them to appropriate help and resources.  QPR is not counseling or treatment. It is a way to offer hope through positive action and knowledge. If you have a group or department who are interested in receiving the free training, please contact Eddie Jones, Director, at 989.964.7078 or

SVSU Counseling Center

SVSU Counseling Center

Stay Tuned for Fall 2016 Groups!