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Health Promotion

Request a Workshop or HCC Participation in Your Event

The Health and Counseling Center (HCC) offers a variety of interactive workshops for classrooms, residence halls, and student groups. These workshops aim to provide students with the information and skills that they need to make healthy and success-oriented decisions. Workshops can be customized to fit audience interests or needs, and additional topics can be addressed upon request.

The HCC can also participate in your upcoming event to help educate students on a variety of health and wellness topics.

Request a Workshop or HCC Participation in Your Event
(please provide at least 2 weeks advance notice)

Our Workshops

Gender Violence

"Be a B.O.S.S.": How to Harness Your Power to Prevent Violence (90 minutes)
This workshop focuses on the issue of leadership on DU's campus and teaches practical bystander intervention skills for students to use in order to prevent violence from happening in our community. To "Be a B.O.S.S." individuals must: 1) Be Aware, 2) Observe the situation, 3) Size up their options, and 4) Speak up and act. This interactive training provides participants with the tools to know when and how to "Be a B.O.S.S." and helps participants gain the confidence to take action when it is needed, particularly around the issue of prevention sexual violence.

B.O.S.S. 2.0 (60 minutes)
You're a DU BOSS. What next? In this training session, reflect on your experience as a pro-social bystander and learn how you can take your interventions to the next level. We will review bystander intervention info from the BOSS 101 training, unpack the spectrum of problematic behavior, and then brainstorm ways you can look out for fellow Pios using your BOSS skills.

B.O.S.S. FSL (90 minutes)
Being a part of a Fraternity, Sorority, or Multicultural Greek Organization comes with its own unique culture. Learn how you can look out for your brothers and sisters in this FSL-specific BOSS training. An adapted version of BOSS 101, this workshop will help you develop your intervention skills and identify ways that you can speak up and act in harmful situations you may run into as part of your organization.

Support a Survivor (90 minutes)
When someone you know and care about is hurt, it can be challenging to know how to respond in the moment. This training will give you information on how to best support a survivors' healing and connect them with resources.

Sexual health

Sex Trivia (50 minutes)
In this interactive workshop, students compete in teams to answer a variety of questions about sexual health here at DU. Test your knowledge of anatomy, STIs, contraception, campus resources, and more in this fun workshop.


Success, Not Stress (50 minutes)
Has stress got you down? This workshop will help students understand what we know about stress, how it manifests in our bodies, and how we can work to improve how we respond and manage stress productively and positively.

Campus Connect (180 minutes)
Designed specifically for a college/university community, Campus Connect is an experiential training focused on enhancing gatekeepers' knowledge, awareness, and skills concerning college student suicide. Beyond increasing gatekeepers' knowledge about students in a suicidal crisis, emphasis is placed on developing emphatic listening skills, communication skills, and the ability to compassionately and directly ask students about their suicidal thoughts.

Sun Safety

Having Fun in the Sun (and Protecting Your Skin) (50 minutes)
Enjoy being outdoors and soaking up the sun's rays? Knowing how to protect your skin is important to keep you healthy and maximize your fun! This workshop will help you learn about UV radiation, the pros and cons of being in the sun, the negative effects of indoor tanning, and strategies for protecting your skin.