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PLEASE NOTE: Fall undergraduate courses will begin on Tuesday, August 25. Information and FAQs are available on the Return to Grounds website and the Fall 2020 Student Resource website, which will be updated frequently.

All events on Grounds are cancelled until at least August 15.

Outreach and Prevention

view of the lawn on a cloudy dayCAPS works to strengthen the mental health and wellness of the UVA community by offering innovative outreach and prevention programming, including classroom presentations, workshops, remote services, special events, and consultation services. We partner closely with students, faculty, and staff to help create an inclusive community in which all students can thrive and succeed. If you are interested in partnering with CAPS or have questions about how CAPS can help support your organization, department, or community please contact the CAPS Assistant Director for Outreach.

Some of our more frequently requested topics include:

  • Stress management
  • Suicide prevention
  • Grief and loss
  • Substance use
  • Trauma
  • Body image and eating concerns
  • How faculty can help distressed students or students they are concerned about
  • Multicultural considerations related to mental health
  • LGBTQ student concerns
  • International student concerns
  • Multicultural student concerns
  • Graduate and professional school student concerns

How to Request an Outreach Program

Please submit the CAPS Outreach request form at least two weeks in advance of the date you would like the presentation or program to occur. On the form, you will be prompted to include specific goals and objectives, anticipated number of participants, multicultural considerations, etc. We will do our best to tailor programs to meet the needs of your specific group.

CAPS is a member of the Association for University and College Counseling Center Outreach (AUCCCO).