Fall Course - Intro to Resliency in College

Introduction to Resilience in College

Spring 2015

EDUC 300

2 credits, CR/NC

Tues/Thurs 11:30-12:20

Instructors: Polo DeCano

Course Overview

This course focuses on a Universal Prevention Program that offers resilience and social-emotional training. This course presents skills and strategies that have been shown to reduce stress, improve mental health and interpersonal relationships, decrease risk-taking behaviors, and improve physical and academic performance. This class emphasizes skills such as: cultivating willpower, mindfulness-based practices, identifying negative thoughts and developing more positive ones, managing intense negative emotions, connecting with others in meaningful ways, making healthy lifestyle choices, and the importance of getting good sleep. Offered with an emphasis on learning resilience skills in educational settings and how these skills benefit all students.

Open to all undergraduates.

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