Events & Workshops

Upcoming Events & Workshops

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Anyone and everyone is welcome to participate in our free workshops and events! Please note, RSVP may be recommended for some workshops. Check back often to see what we have coming up or follow @sfstatecares on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram to stay up to date!

For disability and accessiblilty accommodations please contact us at hpw@sfsu.edu.

REQUEST A WORKSHOPIf you would like to request one of our workshops for your class or student org, please see our full list of offerings and submit a request form.

 

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Condom Caboose

It's cuddling season! Stop by the big red Condom Caboose to stock up on safer sex supplies and info!

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 from 2:00 - 3:00pm

Location: The quad

 

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The Birds and The Baes: Let's Talk Sex, Sexting, and Tinder

Let's talk about sex! In a world of social media, dating apps, and sexting, sexual communication is forever evolving. Join sexual health educator Julie Gardner in exploring different sexual communication styles, how consent is sexy, and how to navigate sexting and dating apps as forms sexual communication.

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 from 12:00 - 1:00pm

Location: Library 222

 

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Great American Smokeout

San Francisco State University will be joined by other colleges throughout California that are hosting events during the third week of November in honor of the Great American Smokeout that began in 1976 with the American Cancer Society. This year, November 16th marks the offical day in which tobacco smokers are encouraged to quit for the day. Activites include: 

How to Quit Smoking, Stress Free!

Date/Time: November 16th, 2017 from 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Student Health Services Conference Center

BREATHE Outreach Tabling

Date/Time: November 16th, 2017 from 12:00 to 2:00pm

Location: Malcom X Plaza

 

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Tea Time Out

Tea Time Out is a program that addresses the high levels of stress that exists within the SF State community by providing a space for students to take a time out and perform self care.

Date & Time: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 from 1:00 - 3:00pm

Location: Health and Social Science Building (HSS), Room 322

 

Tea Time Out cup of tea under a tree

Tea Time Out

Tea Time Out is a program that addresses the high levels of stress that exists within the SF State community by providing a space for students to take a time out and perform self care.

Date & Time: Thursday, November 28th, 2017 from 1:00 - 3:00pm

Location: Health and Social Science Building (HSS), Room 322

 

Two Interns at the Condom Caboose

Condom Caboose

It's cuddling season! Stop by the big red Condom Caboose to stock up on safer sex supplies and info!

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 from 2:00 - 3:00pm

Location: The quad

 

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Cigarette Butt Clean Up Day

Finish out the semester by helping out the environment by joining in on the Cigarette Butt Clean Up Day!

Date & Time: Friday, December 1st, 2017 from 12:30 - 2:00pm

Location: Malcom X Plaza

 

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The Birds and The Baes: Butterflies Not Lies

Whether casual or serious, relationships should be fun and exciting. Join this workshop to explore ways to keep the healthy relationship butterflies floating while learning how less recognized forms of control lead to unhealthy and even abusive relationships.

Date & Time: Thursday, December 7th, 2017 from 12:00 - 1:00pm

Location: Library 222

 

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Sidewalk Talk: Free Listening!

You want to be heard? You talk! We Listen!

Sidewalk talk is a community listening project where volunteers offer to listen to anyone about anything! Sidewalk Talk's mission is to nurture human connection by teaching and practicing heart-centered listening in public spaces.

Date & Time: Thursday, December 7th, 2017 from 11:30am - 1:30pm

Location: 19th Avenue and Holloway Sidewalk

Ongoing Events & Workshops

 

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Cooking Classes

Join us for cooking classes to learn and prepare new recipes using budget friendly ingredients.  Sign-up is encouraged.

Date & Time: Tuesdays, October 3rd-24th, November 7th-14, November 28th, and December 5th, from 5:30-6:30pm

Location: The Foods Lab, Burk Hall 406

 

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Self-Care Stations

Self-Care Stations are a pop-up that happens during any Therapy Dog Tuesday or Therapy Cat Wednesday. Self-Care Stations are where students can learn and practice new self-care strategies. The self-care activities include: anti-stress coloring, tea time out, aromatherapy, practicing gratitude, painting rock, plus more!

Date & Time: Same time as the Therapy Animals

Location: Same location as the Therapy Animals

 

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Therapy Animals

Connect with SF State Cares on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram to stay up to date on Therapy Animals dates and locations, as well as other wellness related activities. 

Take time out of your busy scheduled to pet one of our visiting therapy animals!

Date & Time:

Therapy Dogs: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 12:00 - 1:00pm

Therapy Cats: One Wednesday per month from 12:00 - 1:00pm

Location: For locations, visit our Therapy Animals page or follow us on SF State Cares

 

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Tobacco Free Tuesday

Come to Tobacco Free Tuesdays to support those who are working towards living a smoke and tobacco free life. You can learn about on and off campus resources and ways to support a loved one in quitting. Share why you lead a smoke and tobacco free life, and your story may be featured on @sfstatecares.

Date & Time: Every Tuesday from 12:30  to 2:30pm

Location: Malcom X Plaza

Past Events and Workshops

Sidewalk Talk: Free Listening!

You want to be heard? You talk! We Listen!

Sidewalk talk is a community listening project where volunteers offer to listen to anyone about anything! Sidewalk Talk's mission is to nurture human connection by teaching and practicing heart-centered listening in public spaces.

Date & Time: Thursday, November 9th, 2017 from 11:30am - 1:30pm

Location: 19th Avenue and Holloway Sidewalk

Eating During the Holidays Workshop

Want to enjoy your favorite holiday foods without the stress or overeating? This workshop takes an Intuitive Eating approach to eating during the holidays to help you savor without the guilt.

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 from 12:10 - 1:00pm

Location: Student Health Services Conference Room

Turn Up! for Game Night at The MWC

Date & Time: Friday, November 3rd, 2017 from 7:00 - 9:00pm

Location: The Mashouf Wellness Center

Community Safety & Responsibility: Alcohol & Other Drugs

In this workshop you will learn how to look out for the people in your community by exploring what to do in an emergency, and how to refer a friend to on and off campus resources for alcohol and other drugs.

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 from 1:30 - 3:30pm

Location: Library 121

Eating on a Budget Workshop

This workshop will help you gain skills to plan, shop, cook, and eat while on a budget as well as resources to help supplement your food budget.

Date & Time: October 16th, 2017 from 1:10 - 2:00pm

Location: Student Health Services Conference Room

Health Promotion & Wellness FunFest

Join us for some fun and games, and get to know our health and wellness partners! We'll have therapy dogs and a THERAPY MINI HORSE-- so mark your calendars!

Date & Time: October 3rd, 2017 from 11:00am - 3:00pm

Location: The quad

Zzz to A’s: Healthy Sleep Habits & Restorative Yoga Workshop

This workshop addresses the multiple barriers to achieving optimal sleep. Participants will learn the benefits of quality sleep and develop personal goals for increasing optimal sleep. This workshop will consist of engaging discussions, reflections, worksheets, and will lead into the Restorative Yoga class.

Date & Time: September 20th, 2017 from 4:30 - 6:00pm

Location: Mashouf Wellness Center, Studio Room 206

Building Healthy Eating Patterns Workshop

In this workshop you will learn how to incorporate all food groups into your diet, how to read a nutrition label, and develop habits that make eating stress free. 

Date & Time: September 13th, 2017 from 12:10 - 1:00pm

Location: Student Health Services

Stress Relief Fair

Join us for an afternoon of stress relief! You deserve it!

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 26th, from 10:00am-2:00pm

Location: The quad 

Informational Session for Internship and Ambassador Program

Learn more about HPW, how to apply, and which option is right for you!

Date & Time: Wednesday, March 29th from 3:00-4:00pm

Location: Student Health Services Conference Room (just to the right as you enter the building)

Film Screening of "Growing Up Coy"

In honor of International Transgender Day of Visibility, HPW in collaboration with the Safe Zone Ally Program, Dean of Student’s Office, Equity Programs & Compliance, Cinema Department, Queer Cinema Initiative, and Residential Life will be screening the film “Growing Up Coy,” a documentary about a family who engages in a legal battle and landmark civil rights case as they fight for their 6-year old transgender daughter’s right to use the girls’ bathroom at her elementary school.

Date & Time: Thursday, March 30th, from 5:00-7:00pm

Location: The Coppola Theater, FA 101

Love Your Body Week (Feb. 27th - March 2nd)

Love Your Body Week is an annual event at SF State to promote positive body image and healthy habits.

Monday, Feb. 27th 

Body Positive Messages 

Learn how to write your own body positive messages and silence your internal critical voice about body dissatisfaction, physical appearance, and eating concerns.

  • Time: 12:00 - 2:00pm
  • Location: City Eats Dining Center

Praise Your Period

Join us to celebrate our periods and learn different ways to care for them! Stop by for giveaways and prizes!

  • Time: 12:00 - 2:00pm
  • Location: City Eats Dining Center

 

Tuesday, Feb. 28th

Intuitive Eating Workshop

Taste food together to learn and practice intuitive eating skills. Intuitive eating is letting your body guide you in choosing what, when, and how much to eat. 

  • Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm
  • Location: Mary Park Hall Lounge

 

Wednesday, March 1st

Alter Barbie and Ken

Using clay, mold Barbie and Ken to represent various body sizes, shapes, and skin colors for a more realistic representation of diversity and health.

  • Time: 11:00 - 2:00pm
  • Location: Malcolm X Plaza

Praise Your Period

Join us to celebrate our periods and learn different ways to care for them! Stop by for giveaways and prizes!

  • Time: 11:00 - 2:00pm
  • Location: Malcolm X Plaza

 

Thursday, March 2nd

Intuitive Eating Workshop

Taste food together to learn and practice intuitive eating skills. Intuitive eating is letting your body guide you in choosing what, when, and how much to eat. 

  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm
  • Location: Library, Room 121