The stress factors of university life, such as moving to a new location, financial concerns and research demands, can put postgraduate students at risk of developing poor mental health.
Developed in conjunction with Liverpool University, this interactive and engaging online course helps Supervisors understand those stress factors in depth, how to spot the signs of poor mental health, how to take practical steps to help your PGRs and how to deal with a crisis.
The course also provides tips on creating a positive culture that promotes good mental health.
This course also covers:
- the meaning of mental health
- an outline of the most common mental health conditions
- practical tips to look after the mental wellbeing of your PGRs
- the causes of poor mental health in PGR students
- spotting the warning signs that students may be struggling to cope
- offering guidance and advice on mental health issues
- tips to support students back to full health and able to work productively again
How it works
This interactive eLearning course is designed to raise awareness of mental health issues, helping supervisors to support students who are struggling at university.
Online training covers scenarios that students suffering from mental health issues may experience – such as completing assignments, improving their working environment and returning to study after an absence –to help raise awareness and reduce discrimination and stigma.
The benefits of choosing Engage in Learning
- engaging and interactive online training
- personalise courses with our easy-to-use in-course editor
- variable playback speed
- choice of 100 languages
- downloadable ebooks designed to boost knowledge retention and support implementation at work
- learn using desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet
- accredited, five-star-rated courses
- LMS or cloud-based training
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