Counseling Center

Training and Workshops

Question Persuade Refer (QPR) - 90 Minutes

QPR is a nationally recognized suicide prevention gatekeeper training.  This training is for the UNI campus community and helps all participants become knowledgeable in helping prevent a potential suicide.

In this 90 minute training you will learn:

  • How to recognize the warning signs of suicide
  • How to ask if someone is feeling or thinking about suicide
  • How to encourage them to get help
  • How to refer that person to the right support and care

Test Anxiety - 60 Minutes

 Test anxiety effects about 1 in 4 students on average.  Being able to recognize and address text anxiety is vital in achieving your academic goals.  This workshop aims at helping students learn:

  • To identify the signs of test anxiety
  • Understand the underlying causes
  • To develop specific tools for preparing for tests
  • Gain knowledge and skills to address the symptoms of test anxiety
  • To regain confidence in test taking

Time Management - 60 Minutes

Time is a precious commodity while in college and it only makes sense to learn to use what you do have to the fullest.  This workshop explores common time mismanagement and presents key skills and specific tools to take charge of your time and make the most of it.

Resilience - 60 Minutes

We face many adversities as we work towards earning an education and balancing life’s challenges on a daily basis.  Being resilient enables us to recover from these times and maintain our course without interruption.  This workshop focuses on learning:

  • The role resilience plays in dealing with and recovering from adversity
  • Basic steps towards building resilience
  • How to develop self-control
  • How to rebuild confidence in managing life's challenges
  • How to recover for a significant life event

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After Hours Crisis/Emergency

In case of immediate danger: Call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

For urgent situations outside of office hours: Call the Counseling Center at 273-2676 and press 2 to speak to a crisis counselor.

Statewide Crisis Line:
1-800-332-4224

National Suicide Hotline:
1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)