CAPS Virtual Workshops

Daily Virtual Drop-In Workshops 

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) will be facilitating drop-in virtual workshops for students via Zoom beginning Wednesday, April 15th. These virtual workshops are designed to provide students with proactive wellness practices to help with understanding and managing stress and anxiety. Workshops will be offered daily, Monday-Thursday and are described below.

Description of Workshops

Mindfulness-Based Anxiety Management: 60 minutes

A single-session virtual workshop based on the concepts of mindfulness to help you gain skills for understanding and managing stress and anxiety. Participants will be introduced to mindfulness meditation practices through education and live instruction. 

Mental Health & Self-Care 101: 60 minutes

A single-session virtual psychoeducation workshop where you will learn about anxiety and depression, while exploring ways to manage your mood and expand positive self-care strategies.  

Workshop Schedule & Sign Up

Mindfulness-Based Anxiety Management

Tuesdays from 3-4pm
Thursdays from 3-4pm

Mental Health & Self-Care 101

Mondays from 3-4pm
Wednesdays from 1-2pm

You can register for workshops using the following links. Please note that you must be signed up by 9:00am the morning of the workshop to participate the same day. Space permitting, feel free to repeat workshop sessions.

Registration Links:

Week of 4/15 - 4/17

Week of 4/20 - 4/23

Week of 4/27 - 4/30

Week of 5/4 - 5/7

Week of 5/11 - 5/14

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: How do I access these workshops?

A: You register for a workshop by clicking the link. We are only able to accept students into the group who sign up with their SFSU email.

Q: When will I obtain the Zoom ID information to join the workshop?

A: You will receive an email at least 2 hours prior to start time on the day of your workshop.

Q: How long is each session?

A: Each session lasts about 45 minutes with a 15-minute Q & A at the end.

Q: Will I be able to ask the workshop facilitator questions?

A: Yes, the chat function will be available for you to type questions to the workshop facilitator at the end of the workshop. Other participants will not be able to see your questions.

Q: Will there be any handouts?

A: Yes, a downloadable handout will be provided.

Q: Is this workshop considered therapy?

A: No, this is a psychoeducational workshop and cannot take the place of psychotherapy. In this case, please refer to the CAPS homepage for ways to access therapy. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please contact 911 or an emergency mental health service in your local community.