Thousands of students in Ontario face mental health concerns every year, and mental health concerns continue to become more and more common on Ontario campuses. This course prepares you to support students on your campus who may be living with mental health concerns.
Specifically, you’ll learn to:
RECOGNIZE indicators that a student may be experiencing mental health concerns;
RESPOND appropriately to a student who needs support, based on the indicators present and your relationship with the student;
REFER students to mental health supports and services in an appropriate way; and
Describe best practices for reflecting after interacting with a student who may be upset or distressed.
This course should take approximately 20 to 25 minutes to complete. Please read through each section and click “Mark Complete” when you’re done. Complete the survey at the end to collect your certificate.