Talk with Faculty on Mental Health Issues|ACWB|01 NOVEMBER,2021
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Faciliated by Arvinder J Singh
Points of Discussion-
Overview of mental health concerns presented by students , a large proportion of students visiting presented symptoms of anxiety, depression, procrastination, trauma and grief. It’s impact on class attendance, participation and academic performance.
The common concerns for faculty while deciding were the inability to assess the extent of support required in terms of accommodations.
Preventive measures such as information about resources available to be given before each semester or term, training TAs to be first responders, treating mental health concerns like physical illness while deciding accommodation , reaching out, checking in where possible were discussed. How the centre functions was also discussed.