As a faculty member, you have a crucial role to play in spreading awareness of the resources available to students. We invite all faculty members to include a brief health and wellness statement on their syllabi, such as:
In collaboration with Teaching and Learning Services and Dr. Nancy Heath in the Faculty of Education, we have created a list of tips to support instructors in enhancing student wellness. You can use this resource for recommendations on simple tips for creating connections, increasing wellness, and sharing resources within your class.
In collaboration with Dr. Nancy Heath in the Faculty of Education, we have highlighted evidence-based strategies to help students regulate emotions during difficult times and protect against the harmful effects of stress.
If you need help supporting your students, or want to refer them to keep.meSAFE's 24/7 counselling support, this program reference guide walks you through the types of support available and how best to access them.
If you'd like to learn more about helping students in difficulty, the Dean of Students Office has additional resources.