Program for the 2021 PDI


Wednesday, January 13th

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Fostering Well Being in Academic Environments: Easy to Implement Practices, and Digital and University Resources
Viviane Ephraimson-Abt,Janelle Patrias ,Stephanie Zee
General Teaching Topics
Wednesday, January 13th 2021
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
80 minutes
In this time of increasing stress, and multiple challenges, faculty and staff are asking about ways to support student wellbeing. This session provides an overview of CSU students' mental health and how it compares nationally. You will learn about the Well-Being in Academic Environments Tool Kit, which you can use in your teaching and work with students. This web-based resource has easy to implement strategies for fostering well-being, while creating effective learning environments. It is based on a successful initiative from the University of Texas Austin. You will also hear about additional digital resources for students, like an online cognitive behavioral therapy tool, an app that helps mitigate loneliness, and updated features of You @ CSU.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty and Staff