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The Disability Resource Centre facilitates a suite of short courses on supporting and teaching disabled students.

All courses for the 2020-21 academic year will be delivered on MS Teams.

 

 

Supporting Postgraduate Students with Mental Health Difficulties

This participative, discussion-based 1.5-hour workshop provides an opportunity to reflect on how students with mental health difficulties can be supported in postgraduate study. It covers best practice in supporting students and updates on services available to all involved.

This workshop runs once during Lent Term and once during Easter Term.

Book onto "Supporting Postgraduate Students with Mental Health Difficulties"

 

Everyday Skills: Working with Students in Distress

This participative 1.5-hour workshop enables attendees to confidentially discuss the impact of dealing with students in distress and review ways of working with them. Aimed at all frontline staff, including porters, administrators, librarians and so on, it has a focus on shorter interactions where there is no ongoing welfare role. The workshop discusses being supportive in ways which are effective and manageable for students and staff.

This workshop runs once during Michaelmas Term and once during Lent Term.

Book onto "Working with Students in Distress"

 

Supporting Students in Distress: Boundaries & Boomerangs

This participative t1.5-hour workshop enables attendees to confidentially discuss their reactions to students in emotional distress and consider effective ways of supporting them while managing attendees' own boundaries. The session is conducted in a relaxed and open way and will result in those attending feeling more confident in these interactions. It also updates attendees on available sources of local support for students.

This workshop runs once during Michaelmas Term and once during Lent Term.

Book onto "Supporting Students in Distress"

 

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