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Findings from the ‘State of Iowa Staff & Faculty Mental Health and Well-Being’ Study

February 8, 2024
10:30-11:45 am CST
Higher Education


Barry A. Schreier
Barry Schreier, Ph.D.
Director of Higher Education Programming
Scanlan Center for School Mental Health
Clinical Professor of Counseling Psychology
University of Iowa College of Education
Derek Rodgers
Derek Rodgers, Ph.D.
Research Methodologist
Scanlan Center for School Mental Health

Event Details

The Scanlan Center for School Mental Health conducted Phase I of its Iowa Higher Education Study with seven of the Iowa Community Colleges, exploring three salient issues:

1. What are staff/faculty self-perceptions of their mental health and well-being?

2. What are staff/faculty self-perceptions of competence and confidence intervening with student mental health and well-being?

3. What are staff/faculty perceptions of overall institutional support for campus mental health and well-being?

In this webinar, dive into study findings to discover:

  • What % of staff and faculty would welcome mandated training on working with students in distress and how they would best want the training conducted.
  • The % staff and faculty are managing symptoms of anxiety and depression.
  • Staff and faculty perceptions of college support for mental health and well-being.
  • The differences in perceptions of campus mental health and well-being based on staff and faculty race, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
  • Recommendations for how campuses in Iowa can improve on campus mental and well-being for staff and faculty.
  • How your campus can easily an readily participate in the “Survey.”

This webinar is more than a learning opportunity, it is a chance to contribute your voice to a larger conversation about mental health in higher education. We encourage you to participate and help shape strategies that make a difference in our campus communities. 

Your participation will also offer an opportunity to learn how your campus can engage with the “Survey” and receive a customized campus data report, further aiding in tailoring mental health initiatives to your specific institutional needs.

Don’t miss this chance to be part of a pivotal discussion. Register now to secure your spot and join us in shaping a healthier, more supportive future in higher education.