Responding to Students in Distress and Creating a Supportive Learning Environment

In your role as an instructor, you may be in a position to interact with students who are feeling anxious, stressed, or overwhelmed. This workshop provides a framework to recognize and respond to students in distress. Strategies to produce a supportive learning environment will also be discussed and practiced.

By the end of this session you will be able to:
1. Recognize common signs and/or indicators of students in distress
2. Implement strategies for responding to students in distress, including a) when to respond, b) How to respond and/or refer the student to resources, c) How and when to follow-up
3. Identify campus resources that are available to assist students
4. Engage students to create classroom norms to produce a supportive learning environment

This workshop is offered to support the vision and work of the campus mental health strategy teaching and learning subcommittee 

This workshop can be used toward the completion of the Theories and Issues in Postsecondary Teaching and Learning for Postdoctoral Scholars and Graduate Students program 

March 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Learning Studio F (TI 250)
Guest Facilitator(s) 
Shawna Bava
Max Attendees 
No Cost
Event Category 
Educational Development
Workshop for 

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