- ARC Roundtable in Collaboration with EAB: Responding to Great Expectations in Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Support
- We’re pleased to announce the opportunity to attend a one day round table co-hosted with EAB in Birmingham on Friday 21st April.
The session is designed to be a small, intimate session to ensure quality peer-to-peer discussion. As such, spaces are very limited, so please login and register below to secure your place.
About this session
Over the last decade, student expectations for campus mental health services have skyrocketed. Many universities have invested heavily in hiring additional full-time counselling and wellbeing staff, but they are still unable to keep pace. As a result, universities are increasingly turning to more proactive efforts to support student wellbeing, hoping that students will connect with the right-fit resources for their specific needs.But questions remain – in a world of limited time and resources, which investments are the right ones? How can we create a better sense of belonging and support? What does it mean when students say that they do or don’t belong? At this one-day workshop, academic registrars and heads of student services will convene to explore a variety of imperatives related to embedding mental health and wellbeing support across the student experience. Additionally, EAB will provide an overview of best practices related to increasing student belonging by addressing the growing trends of loneliness and disconnection. Throughout the workshop, participants will engage in action planning to support an institution-wide approach to wellbeing support and identify the top priorities to address their specific institutional needs.
EAB is comprised of researchers, problem-solvers, innovators, and data enthusiasts who are committed to understanding and addressing the challenges facing HE leaders and their institutions. We harness the collective experiences of 2,300+ institutions around the world to uncover transformative insights and innovations for the sector.Ultimately, EAB exists to provide you with the data, evidence-based research, tools, and guidance to help you realise your institution’s mission and goals. We provide you unrivalled line of sight into emerging challenges and proven across every area of university operations: student experience, professional services, estates, IT, and university research.
Dr. Jennifer Latino is a Senior Director for EAB’s Research Advisory Services and serves as an expert in Student Success and Institutional Strategy and Planning. Jennifer enjoys engaging with EAB partners around topics such as Mental Health, DEIJ, and Strategy and Planning. She is a facilitator for EAB’s Mental Health Collaborative.Jennifer built her career through experiences at a diverse array of institution types including large-research, women’s college, community college, and faith-based institutions. After seventeen years as a college administrator, Jennifer entered the field of educational consulting.
Dr. Latino is also an adjunct faculty member in a doctorate for higher education leadership program and a published author and national presenter on a variety of topics including effective student engagement practices, faculty development, and effective institutional governance structures.
9:30 – Registration and refreshments10:00- Campus Wellbeing Support SnapshotsReport-out from each attendee on their campus’s biggest success story and challenge in responding to student mental health and wellbeing support10:45 - Preparing for the Next Decade in Student Mental Health and Well-Being Support
Understanding and responding to emerging drivers affecting student mental health
Improving how students find and use best-fit resources across the student experience12:30 – Lunch13:15 – Addressing Student Loneliness and Disconnection to Enhance Belongingness
Exploring why today’s students struggle to connect
Approaches to measuring the broad concept of ‘belonging’
Engaging stakeholders across institutional silos to promote a culture of belonging15:00 – Student Support Prioritisation Exercise15:30 – Wrap-Up and close
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- Event: ARC Roundtable in Collaboration with EAB: Responding to Great Expectations in Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Support
- Starts: 21 April 2023 - 9:30am
- Ends: 21 April 2023 - 4:00pm
- Venue: Malmaison Birmingham - 1 Wharfside St, Birmingham, B1 1RD
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