Scanlan Center for School Mental Health
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Higher Education
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Ongoing
Working with Students in Distress Workshop
Higher Education
A Scanlan Center for School Mental Health workshop for college/university faculty and staff You are in your office, thinking about an interaction with a student that leaves you troubled. Many things are running through your mind. Is this a big deal? Should I call someone about this? Can I help this student myself? Should I […]
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Ongoing
Mindfulness and Meditation for Your Office
Higher Education
Learning and Training Opportunity
A Scanlan Center for School Mental Health workshop for college/university faculty and staff Resilience is not a bottomless resource. Many things can tap your resilience and leave you feeling that you do not have more to give. To fill our wells of resilience, we often need to turn inward, engage in our own self-care, and simply let […]
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Ongoing
Caring for Self While Caring for Others: You’re Hardy and You Know It
Higher Education
Learning and Training Opportunity
A Scanlan Center for School Mental Health workshop for college/university faculty and staff In our work, we are called upon to be thoughtful and caring of others especially when others struggle. Within our ever-changing work world, the struggles others are managing can often be the same struggles we are managing. In this ongoing time of significant world […]
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Ongoing
When the Going Gets Tough: Leaning In, Keeping Real, and Staying Safe in De-Escalation
Higher Education
Learning and Training Opportunity
It can be exhausting working with someone who is emotionally upset and despite your best efforts to make things better, it only seems to get worse.  This workshop walks you through the steps to learn:  1.  What causes emotional escalation 2. What the steps are to take to engage in emotional de-escalation 3. How to […]
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Ongoing
Imposter Syndrome:  Addressing the Fear of Being a Fraud
Higher Education
Learning and Training Opportunity
A Scanlan Center for School Mental Health workshop for college/university faculty and staff We all engage in “Impostering” or believing we are not good, not deserving enough, or not producing enough in our lives at the university.  This workshop assists you with learning: 1. The definitions of Imposter Syndrome 2. What steps you can take […]
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Ongoing
Kognito Distress Intervention and Suicide Prevention Program
Higher Education
Learning and Training Opportunity
People in distress often turn to those they know rather than seek professional help. Kognito training provides skills and training for individuals help friends, family, colleagues, or anyone who is in a situation where they might be contemplating suicide. What is Kognito? Kognito is an online, interactive role-play simulation program for students, faculty, and staff […]
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Ongoing
Obermann Workgroup – Reconceptualizing the Mental Health Crisis in Higher Education: A Mindful Journey
Higher Education
Learning and Training Opportunity
This University of Iowa working group engages participants, across the campus and beyond, to explore trauma-informed pedagogy, positive psychology, and the philosophy of the health-promoting university (via the Okanagan Charter). These lenses are used to analyze the complex issues connected to well-being and mental health in higher education. We aim to provide a cross-disciplinary space for […]
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March 11, 2024 - March 12, 2024
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Higher Education
Everyone can play a part in preventing suicide. Please join the U of I Suicide Prevention Task Force, Undergraduate Student Government, and the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health (SCSMH) Clinic for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST). In this two-day, in-person workshop, U of I faculty, staff and students will learn how to prevent […]
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March 20, 2024 - April 10, 2024
Working with Students in Distress Masterclass
Higher Education
You are in your office, thinking about a recent interaction with a student that left you troubled. Many things are running through your mind. Is this a big deal? Should I call someone? Can I help this student myself? Should I even get involved? Be prepared and confident to support students in distress with this […]
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March 21, 2024 - April 11, 2024
Working with Students in Distress Masterclass
Higher Education
You are in your office, thinking about a recent interaction with a student that left you troubled. Many things are running through your mind. Is this a big deal? Should I call someone? Can I help this student myself? Should I even get involved? Be prepared and confident to support students in distress with this […]