Tag: Student Mental Health
Teachers and school staff need support now more than ever. Learn how to support their wellbeing with self-care strategies and formalized peer connections.
Virtual counseling groups, online red folders, and student reflection pieces: Supporting college student mental health during COVID-19
College students have seen their lives upended as institutions responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. This post spotlights some of the ways universities are supporting their students during this time.
The behavioral intervention team (BIT) at Central Michigan University (CMU), called the Care Team, wanted to formalize their responsibilities to increase efficacy and reach to students in need of mental health support services.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has closed schools and led to a rapid transition to online classes, teachers have been working diligently to adapt lesson plans to support virtual learning. In addition to teaching academic content, perhaps the most important role teachers can play for students during this crisis is to support them as caring adults.
Adult-Student Relationship Mapping enables schools to systematically ensure that every student in their building has a strong, positive connection to a teacher or staff member, and that relationships between teachers, staff, and students are deep enough that someone will know when any student needs additional support.
As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, students can no longer easily receive support from counselors or school psychologists, which makes connecting them with appropriate mental health resources more challenging than ever. Learn how K-12 schools can take advantage of the support offered by teletherapy.
Students, faculty and staff in higher education are facing a taxing and uncertain time as institutions close their doors and move towards remote learning. Learn how institutions are serving the students who may be most vulnerable as they lose access to on-campus resources.
Technological solutions for improving access to mental health support during the COVID-19 outbreak and beyond
As the outbreak of COVID-19 has led to an increasing number of school closures, higher ed leaders must determine how to adjust their counseling services to best support the safety and wellbeing of their school community. Read this insight for two trends from institutions implementing technology-enabled mental health support.
Technological solutions for improving access to mental health support for K-12 students during the COVID-19 outbreak and beyond
Given that K-12 students with preexisting mental health conditions are at increased risk for exacerbated symptoms during this stressful time, take the following steps to safeguard the well-being and safety of students.
Higher ed leaders must be attentive to the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of students and staff and can play a pivotal role in proactively providing resources to support the wellbeing of the school community, both virtually and in person.