Recent Outreach

Given the interest in knowing about our work and where we are in the community, we are documenting our outreach, programming, and community building work here. The following is a selection of the programs we have done since Spring 2018. We are also regularly in attendance at campus and student events and in community spaces that are not listed here.

Spring ‘20

  • Midyear resource fair
  • CAPS services for Tougaloo visiting students’
  • Graduate Student of Color Welcome Dinner
  • CAPS discussion with all head coaches
  • Support event re: Coronavirus
  • BEAR Project for Campus Life
  • Coffee with CAPS (recurring program)
  • Support for Hegeman residents and community
  • Love Remix event (WPC rebrand Valentine's Day)
  • Workshop with Presidential Scholars: sense of belonging
  • Self care for activists day at Swearer
  • DiversiTeas event organized by Out in Stem
  • “Conquering the History of Black Mental Health" (Nabrit/GSOC)
  • Self-care program for Bonner program
  • Diversity & Inclusion Luncheon
  • SAO and residential Life lunchtime roundtable series
  • Mellon Fellows Wellness Workshop: Coping with Change and Transition
  • ADOCH alternative
  • Workshop with Academic Support Services: Attention and Productivity Management
  • Virtual Soul Food Discussion Group
  • Fostering Resiliency in the Face of Uncertainty workshop
  • 10 minute mindfulness check-in, 10 minute meditation (recurring)
  • We're all in this Together Support Group
  • Nurturing Alignment Workshop (BCSC Heritage Series)
  • Check-in with Nabrit Organization students
  • Resources document for anti-Asian racism during COVID-19
  • Submission to Sarah Doyle blog
  • Video: Emotion Regulation During the Pandemic
  • Video: Walking the Middle Path during the Pandemic
  • CAPS virtual meet and greet

Fall ‘19

  • BEAR Project for athletic trainers
  • TWTP: Campus Partner Lunch
  • BEAR Project for RPLs
  • Wellness Panel for International Graduate Students
  • WPC Lunch and Gender Resources on-campus
  • Multicultural Graduate Student Dinner
  • Graduate Student of Color (GSOC) Orientation Workshop
  • GSOC Orientation Men of Color Caucus
  • "Combatting Stress" session for IMP mentor
  • TWTP support panel for International Student Parents
  • CAPS resources for Presidential Scholars
  • Mentor for Brown Hack Health
  • FLiSP (FLi Scholars program)-fall collaboration
  • Resource Lunch for student veterans and ROTC students
  • CAPS services discussion with CareerLab staff
  • Diversity talk with OIED
  • Soul Food event
  • CAPS resources for National Society of Black Engineers
  • BEAR Project for Academic Coaches
  • Dia de los muertos campus wide celebration
  • Collaboration with Global Brown Center
  • Mellon fellows workshop: Imposter Experience
  • Meet and Greet with Muslim Women
  • Panel for Brown University Club Sports
  • Stress relief for Public Health event

Spring '19

  • Community care event with Chaplain's office
  • Transfer and Visting Brunch with the deans, directors and faculty advisors
  • Discussion with student directors of In the Pink
  • Midyear resource fair for tranfer, visiting and RUE students
  • Community Care event for MAT program
  • Community Care event for BCSC/Fli Center
  • Medical Readmit Orientation
  • Resources for Dissertation Writers at Brown Panel
  • Brown Graduate Students of Color Semester Kick off dinner
  • Mellon Mays Workshop: Chronic stress, fatigue and burnout: how to disrupt the cycle
  • Engineering Faculty meeting support (discussion of CAPS resources, advice on supporting students)
  • International Student Advisory Board Meeting
  • An African Affair: A recognition of our past, a reckening of our presentation, and a celebration of our collective future
  • Grief/Loss panel for RPLs
  • Presentation to Library Staff (as part of their diversity and inclusion efforts) : "The Myth of the 'Model Minority': Stereotypes and Implications"
  • CS Resource Fair
  • Graduate Student of color session on stress management
  • CAPS resources for CS department Undergraduate Student Advocates for Diversity and Inclusion
  • OIED workshop "Effectively Engaging with Disclosures of Bias"
  • Campus Life Social Justice Lunch Series: "Supporting Muslims at Brown: A multidisciplinary team approach"
  • Brown Synapse TBI Support Group
  • Black Premedical Society Career Fair
  • Bolt Training: Mental Health Q & A
  • ADOCH University Fair
  • GMES workshop
  • BRT Training: Effectively Handling Dislosures

Fall '18

  • CAPS information sessions for women's hockey, men's hoops, women's rugby, and women's soccer
  • Workshop on managing stress in the context of institutionalized racism, for students of color.
  • Multiple BEAR Project trainings for RPLs
  • New faculty orientation session
  • Grad student orientation session
  • Mental Health @ Brown orientation session
  • Combating stress training for IMP mentors
  • Multiple orientation resource fairs
  • In service for EMS staff
  • Club sports wellness information panel
  • University acclaimation workshop for African-American students
  • Eating disorders and students of color program 
  • Support group for Muslim women of color
  • First gen mental health workshop at FLi center
  • BEAR Project for BDH diversity board, athletic trainers, TAPS, Bryte tutors, and campus life staff
  • Leadership Development Program for YSEALI
  • BCSC student staffers-self-care evet
  • Health & Wellness Family weekend open house
  • Young Scholars Conference facilitated dinner discussion focused on women in STEM
  • Screen Printing Workshop event for Brown/RISD Asian community
  • Community Check-in event for the Trans/GNC and allies
  • International Education Week Info Session
  • "Next to Normal" TAPS talkback
  • CareerLab Wellness Series: Workshop on Emotional Intelligence
  • Cross-Cultural Collaboration Lunchtime series for Global Brown: facilitated conversation on de-stigmatizing mental illness
  • Discussion of mental health in African and people of color communities for African Students Association
  • Discussion about CAPS to admissions staff
  • Discussion about CAPS to athletic coaches
  • Mental Health and Wellness for Africana graduate students
  • Support of Community Care event at BCSC
  • Wintersession 2019 Destination Course Faculty Meeting
  • OIED/CAPS workshop

Spring'18

  • QPR training for RPLs
  • Midyear Resource Fair
  • Helping students in distress: presentation to monthly meeting of academic department chairs and center directors with Provost
  • Guest speaker at Barbershop Series
  • CS diversity advocates presentation
  • Being a Muslim Women at Brown: Embracing Your Identity
  • Active Minds panel for NEDA week
  • Guest Speaker at Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
  • International Student Experience "International Cafe" weekly conversation
  • BSCS Leadership Collective: Workshop on life planning based on values/beliefs
  • Managing Post-graduation Stress: A workshop dedicated to International Students
  • Presentation about mental health topics to BOLT students
  • Diversity and Inclusion Prof Dev Lunch Series: Trauma and Race: Understanding
  • Migration Effects, Intergenerational Trauma and Re-experiencing Trauma in the Academy
  • Presentation to Academic coaches on mental health and CAPS
  • Yearly outreach event for STEM faculty
  • DOC Staff meeting to discuss changes at CAPS
  • CAPS resources (ADOCH resource fair)
  • Leadership Potential Workshop and Myers-Briggs Personality Testing for Asian/Asian American students
  • Helping students in distress presentation for graduate students in Language, Lit and Culture
  • CS Faculty Retreat: D & I Development Lunch Series
  • Orientation breakfast for Leadership Alliance (CAPS resources)
  • QPR for Summer RAs
  • Mental Health morning for Summer RAs