Faculty and Staff Workshops

The Wellbeing and Counseling is excited to offer a variety of workshops and programs to help the Rice community address students' wellbeing needs. These programs are aimed to help students, faculty, and staff gain knowledge about ways to assist students.

All workshops and programs are offered free of charge. Please click the following programs for more information.

We welcome partnerships with colleges and student groups on campus to host workshops. To request a program/workshop for your group, you can fill out the Wellbeing Program Request Form.

Please contact the Wellbeing and Counseling Center: or 713-348-3311 if you have any questions about registration or partnering with us.

Recommend undergraduate and graduate students to our other workshops!

QPR: Suicide Prevention Training

Thursday, February 1, 2024, 4 PM - 5 PM
Location: Baker 229

Thursday, February 29, 2024, 6 PM - 7 PM
Location: QPR Sewall Hall 101

Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 12:10 PM - 1 PM
Location: Gibbs 160A

Sign up here

Wellbeing Wednesdays in Holistic Garden (a collaborative project with the Betty and Jacob Friedman Holistic Garden)
Dates: February 7, March 6 & April 3, 2024 (Every 1st Wednesday of the month), 4 PM - 6 PM
Location: North of the Gibbs Recreation Center, between the basketball courts and O'Connor Field
Sign up here

Recovery Ally Training - Learn about Substance Use Disorder, the recovery process, and how you can support those in your life who may be living in or seeking recovery.
Friday, February 16, 2024, 2 PM - 4 PM
Location: George R. Brown Hall, W211
Sign up here

Mental Health First Aid
Thursday, March 14 & Friday, March 15, 2024, 9 AM - 1 PM (must attend both days for certification)
Location: Sewall Hall 101
Sign up here

BIPOC Mental Health Training
BIPOC: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color
By request. Please contact the Student Wellbeing Office

The Wellbeing and Counseling Center and the SAFE Office also offer more workshops on various topics such as these:

  • Assertiveness
  • Breaking Up
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Dating at Rice 101
  • Motivate Yourself!
  • Miss Representation
  • Health Sex and Sexuality
  • Long Distance Relationships:
  • The Mask You Live In
  • Motivate Yourself!
  • Obligation Overload (A Time Management Workshop)
  • Parents/Guardians/Family
  • Project SAFE: Bystander Intervention
  • Raising Mental Health Awareness
  • Roommates
  • Relationship Violence and Stalking
  • Safe Online Dating/Hookups
  • Sexual Violence Response Workshop
  • Sexual Violence and Cultural Norms
  • Shame

If you would like to schedule any of these training for your group, please fill out the Wellbeing Program Request Form or call our office at 713-348-3311.