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Whether students engage in activism on campus, online or in the community, institutions must start acting now to position themselves as a source of support for student activists.
Remote instruction tips
The pandemic rendered many counseling center’s go-to promotion and engagement strategies ineffective during a time when the need for mental health support spiked. Learn how one college improved their virtual counseling appointments by focusing on the user experience.
While many campuses have bolstered mental health support and promotion broadly in recent years, graduate students have too often been overlooked. Studies have shown that graduate students are six times more likely than the general population to experience depression and anxiety—but graduate students are rarely the focus of our outreach efforts.
Faculty can play an important role in student mental health by acknowledging mental health challenges and promoting and being liaisons to support resources. But, while nearly eight out of ten professors had a 1-on-1 conversation with a student about mental health during the last year, less than 30 percent of faculty members said they have received training from their institutions to have such discussions.
Guests share findings from their research into how colleges and universities are preparing to handle a potential deluge of mental health challenges this fall.
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Career services leaders and employers must rethink how employers can connect virtually with students this summer, into the fall, and beyond.
Physical distancing protocols among students are an essential element in stopping the spread of COVID-19 on campus. In this on-demand webinar, EAB experts provide actionable tips and strategies to help institutions promote physical distancing on campus.