The Importance of Mental Health Awareness Among Post-Secondary Educators: A Workshop to Promote Understanding and Competence

@inproceedings{Bolger2014TheIO,
  title={The Importance of Mental Health Awareness Among Post-Secondary Educators: A Workshop to Promote Understanding and Competence},
  author={Amanda R. Bolger},
  year={2014}
}
Attending post-secondary education is characterised by substantial challenges and transitions (Kitzrow, 2003). Moreover, mental health problems are prevalent among post secondary students and have increased in recent years (Hunt & Eisenberg, 2010). Training designed to help educators identify mental health problems has demonstrated efficacy (Askell-Williams, & Lawson, 2013), suggesting a need for the inclusion of mental health-informed teaching in post secondary education. Participants of this… CONTINUE READING