UCS designs and implements presentations, programs, and workshops on a wide variety of psychology topics.

Staff members are trained as consultants to assist student groups in identifying more effective personal, interpersonal, and group functioning. We are available to provide presentations, programs, or workshops on a wide variety of topics. Program offerings often include academic skills, stress management, diversity, equity, and inclusion, suicide prevention, students in distress, and more. Let us know how we can work for you.

Outreach Services are available in virtual or in-person formats. However, due to the current rates of transmission, we are encouraging that programs be offered virtually as much as possible to support campus and community health.  

Call 319-335-7294 or fill out the workshop request form to schedule a consultation or program today.

Outreach services eligibility standards

  • Outreach programs provided by UCS staff including support groups, workshops, or live psychoeducational programs are open to registered UI students only.
  • UCS invited presentations by UI campus units or organizations are open to those affiliated with the requesting unit and those invited by that unit. This could include staff, faculty, students, or community members.
  • UCS invited presentations by community agencies are open to those affiliated with the requesting agency and those invited by that agency.
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Support groups

Topics range from anxiety, ADHD, interpersonal, eating & body concerns, depression, chronic health, grief, and substance use.

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Programs and workshops

We are available to design and implement presentations, programs, or workshops on a wide variety of mental health topics.

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Self-paced resources

Mental health resources that you can read and watch at your own pace.

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Request a workshop

Fill  out a request form to schedule a consultation or workshop today.

Upcoming related events

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Distress Tolerance Workshop (for Emotional Regulation)

Friday, February 3, 2023 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
This is a 60-minute workshop focused on learning distress tolerance skills. Distress tolerance is the ability to manage distressing emotions and effectively move through stressful situations in an effective manner. This is a three-week series and students will need to attend all three weeks in order. This is a DBT informed curriculum-driven series with structure and specific learning objectives and topics for each week. All participants will receive handouts with exercises to be completed both...
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Chronic Health Support Group

Friday, February 3, 2023 2:30pm to 3:30pm
School, work, and simply managing everyday demands can feel overwhelming. It can be even more challenging when you have a chronic health condition. Join us in a space where you can meet other students who may validate, encourage, and understand your experiences. Feel free to just show-up or you can contact Dr. Marie Adams (marie-adams@uiowa.edu) with questions. Location: SDS Office, Main Conference Room Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Dates and Topics: Feb. 3: Self-Advocacy Feb. 24: Building Campus...
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Anxiety Toolbox Workshop

Monday, February 6, 2023 1:00pm
Virtual
“Anxiety Toolbox” is a three-week skills-based workshop designed to help students learn to better manage their anxiety by utilizing a variety of CBT tools and strategies. This is a curriculum-driven series with structure and specific learning objectives and topics for each week that build students' knowledge over the course of the workshop. All participants will receive a workbook with exercises to be completed both within and outside the group to facilitate their learning.  Workshop #1 Dates...

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