OMA&D Academic Counseling Services

Dear Students,

Are you considering a Health Services graduate degree?  Do you want to know about the types of graduate degrees UW Health Services offers and what makes them unique?

The University of Washington Department of Health Services invites you to attend:

What: Which Health Services Degree is Right For Me?
When: Thursday, April 9 from 5-6:30 p.m.
Where: The William H. Foege Building, room N130
Who: Current graduate students from COPHP, MPH, MS, & MHA
How: Students will speak on a panel followed by small break-out sessions

 Pizza and beverages will be served! Please R.S.V.P HERE by Sunday, April 5.  

 

UW Hand 2 Hand Presents: 6th Annual Health Career Banquet
Come join us for a great networking event for pre-health students to meet the pros. The healthcare banquet is an educational dinner with a healthcare professional of your choice.

When: April 4th 2015
Doors open at 5:15pm, Event starts at 6pm

Where: HUB Room 250

Tickets: $10 Earlybird; $14 Regular
Buy Online At: http://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/h2h/262750

For more information please see the attached flyer: Hand 2 Hand Health Career Banquet

1. Mindfulness Meditation Follow-up Groups: Wednesdays and Thursdays from noon to 1:00 pm. Starting April 71, 2015 and April 2, 2015 respectively. Ongoing. For those who are already familiar with mindfulness meditation and want to continue in an open, ongoing, weekly group. An 8-week commitment is recommended. Facilitated by Meghann Gerber, PsyD. Contact Meghann at 206-543-5030 option #4.

2. A Mindful Approach to Anxiety: Tuesdays 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Starting April 14, 2015. Eight weeks. Explore common signs of anxiety and learn how to approach the anxiety in your life and situations you tend to avoid. If you are interested in learning more about the group, please contact co-facilitators Carey DeMartini, at careyd4@uw.edu, or Chia-Wen Moon at chiawen@uw.edu.
3. Overcoming Social Challenges: Wednesdays 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Starting April 1, 2015. If you’re interested in the group or have questions, please contact one of the co-facilitators: Treg Isaacson, MA (221-7983) or Meghann Gerber, Psy.D.: (206) 221-7941.
4. Procrastination/Perfectionism Group: Two Sections – Wednesdays from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. (new time) and Fridays from 9:30 am to 11:20 am. Ongoing. There are only a couple of openings for both groups. This is group for folks who struggle with procrastinating and being perfectionist. Learn how to be less anxious about being anxious, which includes seeing clearly that there is no need to avoid experiencing anxiety. Facilitator: Ricardo Hidalgo, LMHC. Info at: 206-543-5030, option #4 or via email at rhidalgo@uw.edu .

5. Beginning Mindfulness Meditation Groups: Three sections – Tuesdays 9:30 to 11:00; Wednesdays 4:00 to 5:30; and Thursdays 8:30 to 10:00 am starting April 14, 15, and 16, 2015 respectively. Eight weeks. Mindfulness meditation is a practice that involves cultivating attention to the present moment in a nonjudgmental manner. The benefits of mindfulness meditation have been widely studied and include alleviating symptoms of depression and anxiety, increasing capacity for attention and concentration, improving self-esteem, enhancing resilience to stress. No prior knowledge or experience is required. Participants will be provided with materials, instruction and support for building and sustaining a meditation practice. To enroll contact the Mental Health Clinic at (206) 543-5030 option #4. For questions e-mail or phone the group facilitator, Meghann Gerber, Psy.D.: (206) 221-7941; meghanng@uw.edu

Cost of all groups: $57 per session ($40 No Show Fee without 24 hour notice). Insurance may cover fees, please check with your insurance carrier.
Where: Mental Health Clinic, Hall Health Center, 3rd Floor.
Register, get information, or ask questions at 206-543-5030, option #4 for any and all groups.
Go to http://depts.washington.edu/hhpccweb/content/clinics/mental-health/group-therapy-support-groups

We look forward to seeing you.

SPRING QUARTER MINDFULNESS OFFERINGS AT HALL HEALTH

Mindfulness meditation is a practice that involves cultivating attention to the present moment in a nonjudgmental manner. The benefits of mindfulness meditation have been widely studied and include alleviating symptoms of depression and anxiety, increasing capacity for attention and concentration, improving self-esteem, and enhancing resilience to stress. The group offered at Hall Health will introduce key concepts and provide instruction in the practice of mindfulness meditation. No prior knowledge or experience is required. Participants will be provided with materials, instruction and support for building and sustaining a meditation practice.

Spring quarter sections:
Tuesdays 9:30-11, April 14th – June 2nd Wednesdays 4- 5:30, April 15th – June 3rd Thursdays 8:30 – 10, April 16th – June 4th

If you would like to enroll, please contact the Karin Rogers, LICSW, at:
206-221-2444 or korogers@uw.edu to set up a brief initial assessment appointment. If you have questions about the course, e-mail or phone the group leader, Meghann Gerber, PsyD, at (206) 221-7941 or meghanng@uw.edu.

Student Tax class for US Residents:
You’ve received your 1098T tax form! Student Fiscal Services is presenting this workshop to help US Resident students understand the information on the 1098T tax form and how it relates to education tax credits plus tax issues regarding scholarships and grants. Class is appropriate for undergraduate, graduate and professional students.

April 2, 2015
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: Odegaard room 220

April 9, 2015
1:30pm – 2:30 pm
Location: Odegaard room 220

Student Tax class for Graduate and Professional Students:
Join us to learn about student taxes including information on the 1098-T form. This workshop is jointly presented by the UW Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and UW Student Fiscal Services.

April 8, 2015
2:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: Odegaard room 220

Student Tax class for Non-US Residents / International Students
UW non-resident students may receive tax forms related to US source funds they receive. The information contained in these forms can be confusing. Student Fiscal Services sponsors tax classes with student tax information for UW non-resident students. The session focuses on helping students understand the 1042S forms sent out by the UW Payroll Office. This class is co-sponsored by International Student Services Office. Class is appropriate for undergraduate, graduate and professional students.

March 20, 2015
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Odegaard room 220

April 7, 2015
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: Odegaard room 220

You can find more information on our tax class website:

http://f2.washington.edu/fm/sfs/tax

Come hear a great speaker talk about the environmental impact of coffee growing in Ethiopia and a sampling of specialty coffee from Husky Grind and chocolate sampling from Theo Chocolate!

RSVP:  http://tinyurl.com/noshonnaturecoffee

 

 

Coffee Conservation

Coffee Conservation

 

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Attention students interested in Nursing!

NURSING WORKSHOP

When: Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Where: Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center – Unity Room

Time: 3:00pm-4:30pm

Please attend to learn more about:

  • Nursing Application Review
  • Nursing Advising
  • Student Panel
  • Question and Answer Period

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Sponsored by the University of Washington School of Nursing & Educational Opportunity Program, Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity

For additional information contact EOP Advisers: Candace Fries 206-221-2843 or Joshua Griggs 206-543-7132

Careers in the Tech Industry for Non-Tech Students

Thursday, October 16, 4:30 – 6:30 PM, HUB 214

Have you been thinking that you would like to carve out a career in the tech world, but don’t have computer or engineering skills? Many high-tech firms have jobs and careers that are not tech related. This employer panel will help you become aware of what those jobs/careers might be and how best to apply for them. There will be time for the audience to ask questions to the panelists and the opportunity to mix and mingle after the presentation. Employers from Amazon, Simply Measured, Tableau, and Mu-Sigma will be present.

 

No RSVP needed. Questions? Email crecruit@uw.edu