Center for Access and Accommodative Services
Workshops & Events
Are you undecided about a career or want information about a career? Contact CAAS to make an appointment with a staff person who will assist you with using the Career Cruising software to explore possible careers. Call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3917.
CAAS Workshops & Events Schedule
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Learning the Library OR Navigating the Library
Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 1-2 p.m., Library Circulation Desk
The Triton College Library offers many resources to help you succeed – from librarians who are here to answer your questions (any and all!) to many different types of books and information resources. Come meet a librarian to learn how to navigate the library’s resources and what our space offers to you!
Stop Procrastinating! 5 Ways to Improve Productivity
Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 1-2 p.m., Room A-102
Can't find the focus to do what you've planned? Do you often put off the task you intended on doing? Procrastination means willingly putting off until tomorrow what can be done today — sometimes against our better judgment. In this session we will look at 5 strategies to help you start and finish projects at school and on the job.
Story Telling Room
Thursday, February 16, 2017, Noon-2 p.m., Library, Quiet Room, 3rd Floor
Share your story and encourage others! We encourage all Triton College students, staff and faculty to join us. This is your opportunity to share an inspiring story about yourself, another person or a book you read to encourage others. If you don’t have a story to share, you are welcome to come hear others stories.
Workshop: How to Create Study Guides
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 1-2 p.m., Room A-102
Learn how to organize all of the information from your instructor and your books. Get tricks and techniques on how to create effective study guides for your online and face-to-face classes. Learn about online apps for creating flashcards and study guides.
Wednesday and Thursday, March 1 & 2, 2017, 1-3 p.m., Room B-210
Are you familiar with proper etiquette for attending social business events, business meetings and interviews? Career services and CAAS staff will provide you with the knowledge of how to make a good
impression, strike up a conversation, how to conduct introductions between individuals. We will provide you with the opportunity to practice what is taught.
Health Services Healthy Living Habits
Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 1-2 p.m., Room B-223
Take charge of you own health and wellness! Our campus nurse, Jackie, will explain how you can handle and treat the following to live a productive life:
• Increasing your Energy and Stamina
• Healthy Eating Choices
• Flu Prevention
• Stress Reduction
• Drug & Alcohol Prevention
• Health Insurance Options
• Discounted Medical Care Resources
• Discounted Prescription Resources
Social Media: Dos & Don'ts and General Online Privacy
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 1-2 p.m., Room A-102
Privacy online is an illusion. Private messages can be copied. Friends can take screen shots of your status updates and share them with others. It happens to everyone at some point. There is no need to stop interacting online; just learn how to be vigilant in how you interact with others. Protect your privacy when using social media — or anytime you are online at home, work, or elsewhere. We will discuss some handy tips that will help increase your online security and privacy.
Workshop: Avoiding Negativity/Getting into Positive Action
Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 1-2 p.m., Room A-102
In this workshop, we will talk about tools to develop a realistic plan for school and how to improve your mindset toward school. Learn some ways that you can manage your inner critic, avoid sabotaging your progress and avoid procrastination.
Have Fun, Get Healthy!
Thursday, April 6, 2017, 1-2 p.m., Room R-221strong>
Interested in improving your physical health while having fun. Gain an understanding how physical activity can improve your physical and mental health. Learn about the various classes available to you here at Triton College through the Sport, Health, & Exercise Science Department to help you start that process.
Keeping up Motivation-You can do it!
Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 1-2 p.m., Library Circulation Desk
Early in the semester students start out motivated, but sometimes they run out of steam, get behind and get overwhelmed. Learn about strategies for getting re-motivated, communicating with faculty and staying focused on your work instead of focusing on feelings that are not going to help your productivity.
Characteristics that Employers Value in Their Employees
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 1-2 p.m., Library circulation desk
Employers hire people to help their company make money or help their company save money. Whether it’s a manager who makes business decisions or a receptionist who makes the first impression on customers or a maintenance worker who makes the building a safe place to work, all are hired and paid to contribute to the success of the company.
Workshop: Getting along with your Coworkers
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 1-2 p.m., Library Circulation Desk
So you have a job, but certain skills are important to keeping that job. Learn about how to be professional with your coworkers, how to set boundaries, and how to interact positively with them and your boss. Learn about what bosses expect and how to communicate with them.