E-learning for colleges and universities

Keeping mental health in mind – online learning for all university staff

Would you like to feel more confident to support students in distress?

Easy-to-follow 20-minute sessions including:

• Signs to look out for

• Key helping skills

• Knowing who else to involve

Who is the training for?


All academic and support staff, including:

caterers

security staff

accommodation staff

careers advisors

chaplains

personal tutors

porters

cleaners

librarians

registry staff

For students experiencing depression, anxiety, homesickness or low self-esteem, that first conversation can make all the difference – and it’s often non-specialist staff such as personal tutors, porters and cleaning staff who first notice that a student may be in distress.

CWMT has developed an online learning resource for university staff, providing evidence-based information and training modules on a range of mental health issues. The aim is to help non-specialist staff feel more confident to spot and respond to signs of distress amongst students.

"Thank you so much for providing us with a free, user friendly, high calibre resource. One that we can share with staff, especially when providing workshops for supporting students in distress or as a stand alone training course."

 

You can access the e-learning and find out more here.

We also have a brand new teaching pack that supports the e-learning. It is split into six sessions and is available to download below:

Session 1

Key principles

Session 4

Transitions

Session 2

Signs to look out for

Session 5

At risk or in crisis

Session 3

Key skills

Session 6 

Case study

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