International student mental health: how to identify risk and prevent crises

  • Fee
    Free download
  • Topic(s)
    • Student experience

What's in store for you?

Release date: 10 December 2015

Gain a systematic, step-by-step guide on how to build stronger and more flexible support systems to prevent students with mental health concerns from falling through the cracks. We will share practical information about mental health do’s and don’ts, helpful checklists, typical dilemmas and effective outreach methods, as well as provide ideas on how to adapt the content to your unique institutional needs. The webinar will feature best practice examples and recommendations of what different stakeholders at higher education institutions can do to create a healthier and less crisis-prone campus community.

Is this webinar for you?

The webinar is aimed at all staff and heads of student service departments, ie study advisors, residential staff, programme coordinators, deans, mentors, policy makers, faculty speakers, and academic affairs staff closely involved in working with international students.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this webinar, you will:

  • Know how to assess the needs of international students experiencing the onset or exacerbation of a mental disorder.
  • Know how to respond to the detected needs more confidently and appropriately, both in interaction with affected students and with other important stakeholders such as parents, peers, and other university staff.
  • Be able to evaluate their own and other institutional practices and policies against the backdrop of recommended measures derived from best practice examples. 


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