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College Readiness Groups for Summer 2019

The Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD) is pleased to offer College Readiness groups as part of our Launching Emerging Adults Program (LEAP). The main aim of the group is to assist young adults with gaining knowledge and skills to aid the transition to college. 

The intensive group will meet daily (90 minute sessions) for 2 weeks. The group will meet @11-12:30pm. 

Dates: 7/29, 7/30, 7/31, 8/1, 8/2, 8/5, 8/6, 8/7, 8/8, 8/9

The College Readiness Group involves:

-Assessment of social-interpersonal skils and readiness for independence

-Education about anxiety, develoment, and the transition from home to college life

-Skills training in managing difficult emotions and frustrations, assertiveness skills, and problem-solving skills

-Role play and real-time practice in handling college situations: doing college interviews, traveling on one's own, interacting with professors, finding friends on campus, seeking out resources such as tutors and office hours, making appointments and managing health care. The aim of these exposure role plays is to increase the student's ability to manage these situations independently. Exposures are also facilitated by the use of our Virtual College environment

-Organizational skills and time management skills training

-Sleep hygiene training and strategies for managing sleep independently

Please contact the Intake Coordinator, Alyssa Bernstein, for more information at (212) 342-0951