Student Wellness Services

Presentation Descriptions

Group Wellness Coaching (90 min., 1-2 sessions)

Are you part of a student organization, class, or leadership team that would benefit from growing together? Look no further! Groups can request either one or two 1.5-hr sessions. During the first session of Group Wellness Coaching, participants will grow in their understanding of one another and themselves through discussing their personal character strengths and setting strategic goals. During the second session, participants will discuss development of character strengths since the first session, learn basic coaching skills to use in their own lives, and refine their original goals. Group Wellness Coaching is ideal for groups of 8-40 people. Fill out a program request form to start discussing options for your group!

Intuitive Eating Video Program (50-60 min.)

Intuitive Eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind, and body. Learn the ten principles of intuitive eating through watching a series of five videos and participating in interactive activities. This program is designed to be facilitated by the individual requesting the program. Once a program request is submitted, an SWS staff person will provide the requestor with the program outline, videos, and handouts.

Introduction to Wellness Coaching Presentation (30-45 min.)

Wellness Coaching is a way for students to create the life they want by exploring their strengths and focusing on their health and well-being. Through the process of coaching, students may increase self-awareness and self-efficacy, achieve goals, and have an increased sense of life satisfaction, purpose and meaning. Students may see personal growth in areas such as stress management, eating well, physical activity, sleep, financial management, relationships, and other wellness areas. The presentation will give an overview of wellness coaching and how a student can get connected to this free service.

Coping with Stress (45-60 min.)

This interactive session will assist participants in identifying the causes and symptoms of stress in their lives. Participants will become aware of a variety of positive coping strategies that may be helpful in reducing their stress and have an opportunity to practice.    

Sleep to Be Your Best! (30-45 min.)

When tests, projects, and papers are upon us, we always think we can give up sleep “for awhile.”  Yet, most of us live in a constant state of sleep deprivation, not realizing what a profound negative impact it has on our lives. Getting enough sleep is vital for our health and overall quality of life. Participants in this session will learn the importance of sleep and tips for good sleep habits.

Condom Sense (45-60 min.)

While using a condom may seem like common sense, it is essential that you have the information needed to ensure you are using a condom correctly and consistently. Condoms are the only birth control method that protect against both sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy, if used correctly. During this fun, interactive session, participants will learn the benefits of using a condom, do’s and don’ts of condom use, the steps to putting on a condom, and sexual health resources.   

Facts on Tap Alcohol Education (45-60 min.)

This session is designed to assist participants in making informed choices about consuming alcohol and reducing harm. Through a variety of activities and discussion, participants will be able to identify:

  • what one standard drink equals

  • what can happen at different levels of blood alcohol concentration (BAC).

  • moderation tips to prevent alcohol overdosing/poisoning

  • signs of alcohol overdosing/poisoning

  • how to put someone in the recovery position if noticed they had signs of alcohol overdose

Red Watch Band Training (90 min.)

The Red Watch Band training symbolizes that the UNI community bands together to watch out for one another when every second counts. This training provides students with knowledge and skills necessary to identify and intervene effectively in an alcohol-related medical emergency.  

Through a variety of interactive activities and discussion, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the dangers of alcohol use and know when, where and how to get help 

  • Identify moderation tips to drink responsibly if they choose to drink 

  • Understand what can happen at different levels of blood alcohol concentration (BAC) 

  • Identify the signs of alcohol poisoning/overdose and feel prepared to put someone in the recovery position

Request the Red Watch Band training today for your student group or organization!

Balancing Your Wheel to Wellness (45 min.) 

This is a personal assessment about your 8 Dimensions of Wellness as a current college student. During this session, you will discover how you are practicing social, physical, spiritual, emotional, occupational, environmental, financial, and physical wellness. Participants will set goals related to areas they wish to improve. On-campus resources will be provided.