Melissa Araujo

Residential Faculty - Counseling

Counseling

Office: RDM-PV Palo Verde - Room: PV222

602-596-2660 (mobile)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM8:00 AM - 3:00 PM8:00 AM - 3:00 PM8:00 AM - 3:00 PM8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment

Please contact the Counseling department (480-461-7588) to schedule an appointment or feel free to reach out to me directly at melissa.araujo@mesacc.edu.

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

FYE103 Exploration of College, Career and Personal Success 3 Credits

Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career, and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset, interpersonal skills, financial literacy, self-care strategies, diverse perspectives, and campus tools and resources. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29394
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Started

Spring Flex Start 2024

BHS155 Professional Resiliency and Well-Being 3 Credits

Exploration of building human resilience and well-being to prevent burnout, traumatic stress, and compassion fatigue for social services and mental health professionals, healthcare providers, emergency first responders, and other relationship-intense occupations. Causes, symptoms, and effects of traumatic stress, burnout compassion fatigue and other work-related stress. Focus on enhancing quality of life and improving a healthy lifestyle by incorporating evidenced-based practices in psychological and emotional resilience training, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, positive psychology, prevention, peer support, and self-care, including nutrition, exercise, and sleep.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Approved by AzPost for 40 hours of continual education. Meets requirements for 40 hours by the AzBBHE. Students who pass the final exam with 80% or more will be eligible as a Certified Psychological & Emotional Resilience Professional (C-RWP) with the Trauma International Institute, see: https://traumainstituteinternational.com/certifications/

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29102

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29102 Students may contact instructor at: melissa.araujo@mesacc.edu

FYE103 Exploration of College, Career and Personal Success 3 Credits

Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career, and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset, interpersonal skills, financial literacy, self-care strategies, diverse perspectives, and campus tools and resources. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29385

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29385 students may contact instructor at melissa.araujo@mesacc.edu

Summer 2024

BHS150 Introduction to Behavioral Health and Social Services 3 Credits

Survey of the behavioral health and social services professions, including scope of practice and training requirements. Exploration of employment opportunities in the field and self-assessment/academic planning for a career in mental health. Overview of mental health disorders and first responder skills in a mental health crisis situation. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15299

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

8 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15299 Students may contact instructor at: melissa.araujo@mesacc.edu

FYE101 Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success 1 Credits

Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset and financial literacy. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15382

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 15382 Students may contact instructor at: melissa.araujo@mesacc.edu

15383

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 15383 Students may contact instructor at: melissa.araujo@mesacc.edu

15415

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 15415 Students may contact instructor at: melissa.araujo@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

FYE103 Exploration of College, Career and Personal Success 3 Credits

Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career, and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset, interpersonal skills, financial literacy, self-care strategies, diverse perspectives, and campus tools and resources. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15653
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

Fall Flex Start 2024

BHS155 Professional Resiliency and Well-Being 3 Credits

Exploration of building human resilience and well-being to prevent burnout, traumatic stress, and compassion fatigue for social services and mental health professionals, healthcare providers, emergency first responders, and other relationship-intense occupations. Causes, symptoms, and effects of traumatic stress, burnout compassion fatigue and other work-related stress. Focus on enhancing quality of life and improving a healthy lifestyle by incorporating evidenced-based practices in psychological and emotional resilience training, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, positive psychology, prevention, peer support, and self-care, including nutrition, exercise, and sleep.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Approved by AzPost for 40 hours of continual education. Meets requirements for 40 hours by the AzBBHE. Students who pass the final exam with 80% or more will be eligible as a Certified Psychological & Emotional Resilience Professional (C-RWP) with the Trauma International Institute, see: https://traumainstituteinternational.com/certifications/

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15759

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Approved by AzPost for 40 hours of continual education. Meets requirements for 40 hours by the AzBBHE. Students who pass the exam with 80% or more will be eligible for a 3-year certification in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). Certification requires 8 hours of in-person training.

Class 15759 Students may contact instructor at melissa.araujo@mesacc.edu

FYE101 Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success 1 Credits

Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset and financial literacy. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16341
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
10/15/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

16 of 20
Seats Available

FYE103 Exploration of College, Career and Personal Success 3 Credits

Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career, and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset, interpersonal skills, financial literacy, self-care strategies, diverse perspectives, and campus tools and resources. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15856

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15856 Students may contact instructor at: melissa.araujo@mesacc.edu

15993

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15993 Students may contact instructor at: melissa.araujo@mesacc.edu

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