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Support Groups – join us for a variety of tiered support!

Clean Cats

Provides incoming students, returning students, and existing students with peer support, advocacy, and a sense of community around their recovery. Clean Cats supports its members as they pursue a balance between an academically successful, socially engaged, well-rounded college experience, and the achievement of their recovery goals while removing stigma around the experience of addiction and recovery. Contact jmontoya@pratt.edu to explore joining the group.

All Recovery Meeting

Open meeting for all Pratt students interested in pursing recovery from alcohol, drugs, eating disorders, self-harm, and other similar behaviors, facilitated by Clean Cats. You do not have to be a member of Clean Cats to attend the All Recovery meetings. Email jmontoya@pratt.edu for the link.

Options

A nonjudgmental group for students who would like to talk about their alcohol or substance use. There is no requirement to change in order to attend this group. Please contact Jernee Montoya at jmontoya@pratt.edu for more information.

Peer Support Groups

The Connectors

Peer mentors for transfer and commuter students to help you navigate through Pratt
email tflinn@pratt.edu  for more information

The Peer Tutors

Peer mentors who tutor all students and can offer you guidance in your academic, studio, and technical work. Visit Learning and Access Centre page or email lac@pratt.edu to make a virtual appointment.

The Career Advocates

Peer mentors to help you build your resume and cover letter. Virtual Drop in hours available!

The CCPD Events team

Peer mentors to help you meet companies and studio reps at career events – meet people you would like to work for!  For a list of upcoming events and to recommend studios for us to contact – email careerevents@pratt.edu

The Resident Advisors@home

Peer mentors who create community and resident connections in an online environment. Are you a resident to be? We will group RAs with the residents who are assigned to their hall for the Spring semester. email reslife@pratt.edu for more information.

Pratt Active Minds

Student group dedicated to campaigns and events to help students become more comfortable discussing mental health and create a deeper sense of belonging. Learn more about the mission and ongoing events or email us prattactiveminds@gmail.com for more information.

 

Creative Arts Therapy: Open Studio

The Pratt Graduate Creative Arts Therapy Department will be offering online sessions to the Pratt Community focusing on stress reduction, self exploration and community building.  The sessions are led by Pratt Graduate Art and Dance Therapy students in an Open Studio Model and are about an hour long.  If these past 6 months have left you feeling disconnected and disengaged from your community and your art, this might be the perfect place to start.

Space is limited so please RSVP using the following link: Registration

Health and Wellness Workshops

Pratt Health Promotion hosts conversations and workshops with fellow Pratt employees from across the Institute on how students can take charge of their health and improve their state of wellbeing. Previous topics have included sleep hygiene, self-care, sexual health, and social media’s affect on mental health. Contact healthpromotion@pratt.edu to learn more and check their Engage page for an updated calendar of events.

SCA  peer support group series

A support group series for students of color and allies to explore identity based concerns, and their impact on mental health.
-For students of color 

Please contact Josiane Moise at jmoise@pratt.edu for more information.

This support group promotes a safe and healing environment where students of color can discuss experiences of racism and discrimination, social justice concerns, identity questions and more. All groups will be facilitated by counseling center staff and are open to undergraduate and graduate students of color.

-For Allies

Please contact Jernee Montoya at jmontoya@pratt.edu for more information.

This support group is open to students who identify as allies of communities of color. The group promotes a safe and healing environment to explore topics such as privilege, unconscious bias, proactive engagement in anti-racism, and more. All groups will be facilitated by Counseling Center staff and are open to undergraduate and graduate student allies.

 

Architecture Buddy Program
The goal of the buddy program is to create a support system for first year students and also enhance communication and collaboration across years. During the academic year, there will be a number of planned events for students to foster a supportive community of students. The Buddies Program launched in Fall 2020 to pair every incoming undergraduate architecture student with students in the upper years. For more information, and to sign up: click here.

More coming soon!