This seminar will discuss current trends in college student mental health, major challenges, and the impact of the pandemic and other world events. The Jed Foundation’s comprehensive public health approach for promoting student mental health and reducing suicide and substance misuse will be presented and concrete strategies to support the emotional health of students will be provided. A brief overview of the Jed Campus program will be introduced and the impact of the program’s implementation on student outcomes will be discussed.
The interactive seminars cover important issues that currently impact independent higher education. They are designed to be practical and hands on with clear learning outcomes. Each will include examples of replicable models for participants to use when faced with the situations covered by the seminars.
These interactive seminars are free of charge and do not require pre-registration, but they have limited capacity. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Seminars will be repeated at 10:45 a.m.