Training & Development Opportunities


Online Professional Development

Motivational Interviewing
(for Counseling Center & Health Services staff)

This 13-hour introductory course is taught by MINT trainer Todd Roberts. It will provide a solid foundation in motivational interviewing. Upon the completion of this course, you will receive a free book on motivational interviewing. For more information, click here.

Basic Transtheoretical Model Training
(for Counseling Center & Health Services staff)

This 4-hour online course teaches the basic concepts and strategies needed to effectively use the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change (TTM) when working with clients. The course incorporates activities such as role-plays, knowledge checks, and a 25-item multiple-choice certificate test to further strengthen the concepts learned. The first 20 students to complete this course will receive a free copy of Changing for Good: A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward by James O. Prochaska, John Norcross, & Carlo DiClemente. For more information, click here.


QPR Suicide Risk Assessment and Management
(for Counseling Center staff)

This online and multimedia course designed for all primary healthcare professionals, counselors, social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, substance abuse treatment providers, clinical pastoral counselors and licensed and certified professionals who evaluate and treat suicidal persons. The QPRT model is a brief, structured risk assessment clinical interview.For more information, click here.

QPR Gatekeeper Training: CPR for Suicide Prevention

Question the person about suicide

Persuade the person to get help

Refer them for help

Learn these three steps to help prevent suicide.

QPR Gatekeeper Training takes just one hour. People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone for help. Each year thousands, like you, are saying “Yes” to saving the life of a friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor. To learn more about QPR Gatekeeper Training, click here.

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Central Office of Student Affairs (COSA)

555 W. 57th Street, 14thFl.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 646-664-8800
Fax: 646-664-8861

Student Affairs Staff