Courses | Student mental health
Identifying & responding to student's mental health
This course, developed with the University of Manchester focuses on helping academics & staff members to identify at-risk students and respond to mental health challenges.
Modern society is rife with misgivings and misconceptions about mental health, especially among young people and students and more than 1 in 4 of UK students have reported having mental health challenges of some kind (YouGov, 2016).
While most universities have specialist services to lend a helping hand, academics and staff members need assistance to deal with at-risk students sensitivelyn.
The course addresses misconceptions about mental health and equips the learner with a range of abilities to best aid at-risk students and avoid common errors that could make things worse.
They will learn how to spot signs of at-risk behaviour, nurture the confidence of vulnerable students, and identify the sources of support suited to particular students.
Who is this course for?
Staff or student peers will gain the ability to recognise mental health problems and avoid making at-risk students feel worse. It explains how to: