Foundations of Practice: Relational

Growing Your Career Journey with People & Culture

Thursday, April 11, 2024 | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Join us for a session focused on widening your sphere of options when considering what professional development looks like for you! This interactive workshop will spotlight a variety of resources and opportunities to support your career growth at Berkeley and beyond. We will introduce the Student Services (Advising) Learning Pathway developed by People & Culture in...

Serving Neurodivergent Learners

Wednesday, February 7, 2024 | 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Join us for our first session of 2024! In this interactive workshop, Christopher Hunn, Faculty Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Instruction in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, will help us understand and reflect on the ways we can best serve our neurodivergent students (and colleagues). Please note that this workshop includes breakout sessions, and participants are highly encouraged to use these opportunities for self-reflection and shared learning.

This will be a...

Equity-Oriented Advising and Coaching: Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

Thursday, November 2, 2023 | 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Motivational Interviewing (MI) can be used to support people with the challenge of making decisions and initiating change by exploring their ambivalence in an empathetic and empowering setting. This Taste of MI workshop will offer a general overview of the method and an interactive activity to showcase the hands-on approach used in the full introductory training. This is Part 3 of our four-part Equity-Oriented Advising and Coaching series.

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Equity-Oriented Advising and Coaching: Learning From Exemplary Programs

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 | 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

The Disabled Students’ Program invites you to develop your learning and understanding of equitable access to education through a disability justice lens. Learn more about how DSP collaborates with the campus community to remove barriers to education, and how to partner with the Disabled Students’ Program to create and promote an inclusive environment for students with disabilities.This is Part 4 of our four-part Equity-Oriented Advising and Coaching series....

Equity-Oriented Advising and Coaching: Creating a Brave Space for Understanding Student Goals

Monday, October 9, 2023 | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Join our panel discussion where staff and faculty guests will delve into vital topics like listening to understand your students' realities and strengths, creating individualized plans, and fostering connection and a sense of belonging on campus. Explore innovative ways to create access, confront barriers with honesty, and ensure a warm, welcoming environment. These practices are foundational to the Adaptive Equity-Oriented Pedagogy (AEP) framework, which has been shown to increase student engagement...

Equity-Oriented Advising and Coaching

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Exploring opportunities to strengthen your advising and coaching practice? Join this session to learn more about the Equity-Oriented Advising and Coaching program (EOAC) experience and framework. Our program equips advising and student services staff with equity-oriented coaching practices to improve student and staff success, wellness, retention, and belonging. This fall, we’ll be...

Resisting Urgency: To Move from the Dream Space

Thursday, May 4, 2023 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

To Move from the Dream Space will invite participants to meditate on their dreaming practice as an antidote to a culture of urgency. Together in this workshop, we'll write to reflection prompts, engage meditation practices, and practice appreciation for the power and bigness of our dreams in the face of a culture that asks us to be too busy for them.

Presenter: Antmen Pimentel Mendoza, Acting Co-Director Multicultural Community Center

If you require an...

Spring Pulse Check with the Student Advisory Council on Undergraduate Education (SACUE)

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Join us for a panel discussion with the Student Advisory Council on Undergraduate Education (SACUE)! Listen and learn how things have progressed from the Fall semester and their end of year reflections.

Presenters: The Student Advisory Council on Undergraduate Education (SACUE) with Monica Garcia, Administrative and Equity, Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging Officer

Foundations of Practice:...

Pulse Check with the Student Advisory Council on Undergraduate Education (SACUE)

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Join us for a panel discussion with the Student Advisory Council on Undergraduate Education (SACUE)! Learn more about their current experiences with managing stress, connecting to community, and ways we as advising and student services staff can best support their collective goals.

Presenters: The Student Advisory Council on Undergraduate Education (SACUE) with Monica Garcia, Administrative and Equity, Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging Officer

If you require an...

Listening skills and Mental Health Resources for Working with Graduate Students

Monday, April 10, 2023 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

This one hour session will focus on helping advisors learn basic support skills to help them connect with their students as well as learn about a wide range of student mental health services at UC Berkeley. The unique nature of working and communicating via active listening with graduate students will be discussed and on-line, community based and in-person resources will be presented.

Presenters:

Aaron Cohen, PhD, Licensed Psychologist and Residential Life Counselor, Counseling...