Book Title: Capacity to Connect: Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Wellness

Subtitle: Facilitator’s Guide

Authors: Gemma Armstrong, Michelle Daoust, Ycha Gil, Albert Seinen, Faye Shedletzky, Jewell Gillies, Barbara Johnston, and Liz Warwick

Book Description: "Capacity to Connect: Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Wellness" includes a facilitator’s guide with handouts and a PowerPoint presentation. This adaptable training resource covers foundational mental health and wellness knowledge for post-secondary faculty and staff and ways to support students in distress. It can be used for two-hour online or in-person training or for self-study.

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Book Description

Capacity to Connect: Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Wellness includes a facilitator’s guide with handouts and a PowerPoint presentation. This adaptable training resource covers foundational mental health and wellness knowledge for post-secondary faculty and staff and ways to support students in distress. It can be used for two-hour online or in-person training or for self-study. This resource incorporates a decolonized perspective and was guided by the following principles: accessible, adaptable, culturally located, evidence-informed, inclusive, and trauma-informed. Handouts include a wellness wheel self-assessment tool and information on supporting students in distress.

Authors

Gemma Armstrong, Michelle Daoust, Ycha Gil, Albert Seinen, Faye Shedletzky, Jewell Gillies, Barbara Johnston, and Liz Warwick

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Capacity to Connect: Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Wellness by Gemma Armstrong, Michelle Daoust, Ycha Gil, Albert Seinen, Faye Shedletzky, Jewell Gillies, Barbara Johnston, and Liz Warwick is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Subject

Mental health services

Metadata

Title
Capacity to Connect: Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Wellness
Authors
Gemma Armstrong, Michelle Daoust, Ycha Gil, Albert Seinen, Faye Shedletzky, Jewell Gillies, Barbara Johnston, and Liz Warwick
Contributors
Brie Deimling, Lehoa Mak, Brenda McKay, Josephine McNeilly, Amy Haagsma, Michelle Glubke, Kaitlyn Zheng, Okanagan College, and Project Advisory Group Members
License

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Capacity to Connect: Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Wellness by Gemma Armstrong, Michelle Daoust, Ycha Gil, Albert Seinen, Faye Shedletzky, Jewell Gillies, Barbara Johnston, and Liz Warwick is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

© 2021 BCcampus

Capacity to Connect: Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Wellness was adapted from Capacity to Connect: Supporting Students from Distress to Suicide. © Vancouver Island University. It was shared under a memorandum of understanding with BCcampus to be adapted as an open education resource.

The Creative Commons license permits you to retain, reuse, copy, redistribute, and revise this book – in whole or in part – for free, providing the author is attributed as follows:

Capacity to Connect: Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Wellness by Gemma Armstrong, Michelle Daoust, Ycha Gil, Albert Seinen, Faye Shedletzky, Jewell Gillies, Barbara Johnston, and Liz Warwick is used under a CC BY 4.0 license.

This adaptation includes changes and additions that are © 2021 by Jewell Gillies, Barbara Johnston, and Liz Warwick and are licensed under a CC BY 4.0 license.

A list of adaptations appears at the end of each chapter.

If you redistribute all or part of this book, it is recommended that the following statement be added to the copyright page so readers can access the original book at no cost:

Download for free from the B.C. Open Textbook Collection.

Sample APA-style citation:
This resource can be referenced in APA citation style (7th edition) as follows:

Armstrong, G., Daoust, M., Gil, Y., Seinen, A., Shedletzky, F., Gillies, J., Johnston, B., & Warwick, L. (2021). Capacity to connect: Supporting students’ mental health and wellness. BCcampus. https://opentextbc.ca/capacitytoconnect/

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This resource is a result of the BCcampus Mental Health and Wellness Project funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Primary Subject
Mental health services
Additional Subject(s)
Adult education, continuous learning, Curriculum planning and development, Educational strategies and policy, Educational strategies and policy: inclusion, Ethnic groups and multicultural studies, LGBTQ+ / Gay and Lesbian Studies, Indigenous peoples, Psychology, Social attitudes, Social discrimination and equal treatment, Social groups and identities, Sociology, Teaching of students with different educational needs, Teacher training, Care of people with mental health issues, Coping with mental health issues
Publisher
BCcampus