The School of Health Professions offers workshops to students on a variety of topics to assist in their personal growth and career development. Our workshops are available in person at the Newark, Blackwood and Piscataway campuses, and online using Zoom.
Our workshops can be customized to your preference. If you’d like schedule a workshop on a topic that is not
included on our workshop description list, we will be happy to find a speaker in the Rutgers community with expertise on that
Interested in a workshop? Review the workshop schedule or contact Michael Canzano.
This workshop discusses self-motivation and the barriers to motivation that you experience every day without knowing it. It also discusses the many distractions that we encounter in our lives including our phones, TV and the internet. It discusses these distractions and also many strategies to help students manage their time more effectively.
This workshop discusses the simple yet complex strategies to communicate with others in an effective and professional manner. Whether you are a supervisor, a counselor, or an employee, it is important to understand how to communicate and listen effectively. The workshop also discusses a theory behind motivation and how this guides several techniques, which can be used to increase employee morale.
This presentation is designed by the Student Wellness Program at Rutgers University Behavioral Healthcare. This presentation will teach students what anxiety is, the symptoms of anxiety and how anxiety can be related to test-taking. Students will also learn what causes procrastination and how to develop an effective study plan to prevent procrastinating.
In this presentation the symptoms and basic causes of stress are discussed and explained. This workshop involves students by teaching two simple breathing exercises and demonstrating the powerful relationship our body language has with our stress levels and hormonal activity. Students will also learn basic time management skills to help them succeed as students and professionals.
This online workshop will cover some general and helpful interview tips on the following topics:
- Punctuality is imperative
- Proper interview attire
- How to prepare for an interview
- Interview questions
- Following up with the interviewer
- Differences between a good and bad interview (live video presentations)
This workshop will cover the basics of resume writing. Students are encouraged to bring their own resumes to share them and have their resume critiqued. The importance of networking is also discussed, along with strategies to use when looking for the job you desire.
This presentation discusses general writing tips, avoiding plagiarism, and APA style format and citation. Avoiding plagiarism is first discussed using examples of citation and appropriate paraphrasing and summary. The presentation involves students by using an “Is it plagiarism?” activity. The end of the presentation involves examples of how to research using the Rutgers’ Library database and also with Google Scholar. General writing resources and APA style resources are discussed as well.
This presentation discusses group dynamics with respect to working as a team and also working as professionals after graduation. The presentation includes group exercises where students learn the importance of effective communication and the qualities of an effective team.
This is one of our student leadership-focused workshops. Students who attend will learn about theories of personality and how they can be used to better understand work relationships. Additionally, students will learn how to evaluate employees based upon personality assessments in a way that is positive and constructive.
The RBHS Office of Financial Aid presents this to our students and customizes the presentation based upon students in the audience and their degree type. Loans can be difficult for anyone to understand and the financial counselors who present this workshop discuss the many ins and outs of managing student loans.