Supporting the Mental Health of Students of Color Throughout Life Transitions
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8/17/2022 12:00 PM
8/24/2022 2:00 PM
Format: Online
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Program Type: Workshop

Workshops are virtual, in-person, or hybrid active-learning experiences facilitated by top experts that enable higher education leaders to hone new skills, connect with peers, and put knowledge into action. Participants discuss their experiences, complete inquiry assignments, and develop plans that apply knowledge learned to challenges at their institutions. Depending on format, workshops can last anywhere from one to two day or four to eight weeks.

About the Workshop

​​​​Student mental health is a shared responsibility throughout campus, and this workshop equips college and university leaders with the knowledge and tools to make decisions and investments that support the mental health and success of students of color. The workshop highlights the mental health concerns that impact students of color as they transition into higher education, navigate and persist throughout college, and enter into the workforce. Through a racial trauma-informed leadership lens, participants will explore strategies and frameworks to guide effective and innovative equitable mental health efforts on campus. Sponsored by The Steve Fund​.

About ACE Workshops

Workshops are virtual, in-person, or hybrid active-learning experiences facilitated by top experts that enable higher education leaders to hone new skills, connect with peers, and put knowledge into action. Participants discuss their experiences, complete inquiry assignments, and develop plans that apply knowledge learned to challenges at their institutions. Depending on format, workshops can last anywhere from one to two days or four to eight ​​weeks.

Session Details

 Session 1

August 17, 2022
Noon-2:00 p.m.

​In Session 1, participants will become familiar with consciousness-raising about the lived experiences of BIPOC students and racial trauma, receive an overview of a racial healing framework, and learn about The Steve Fund.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize forms of racial trauma
  • Describe wellness outcomes of racial trauma
  •  Identify resources to address the harmful outcomes of racial trauma

 Session 2

August 24, 2022
Noon-2:00 p.m.

In Session 2, participants will focus on creating and sustaining institutional wellness through a racial trauma-informed leadership lens. Participants will focus on prevention, explore an institutional wellness model, and discuss aspects of the Equity in Mental Health on Campus program—including the campus racial narrative, which can be used as a framework for institutionalizing wellness on campus.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe and explain the concepts of institutional wellness and campus racial narrative
  • Identify strategies to address and make BIPOC student wellness an institutional priority

Facilitator
David Rivera
David Rivera, Associate Professor, Queens College of The City University of New York, and National Advisor, The Steve Fund
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David Rivera
David Rivera, Associate Professor, Queens College of The City University of New York, and National Advisor, The Steve Fund

​Registration

​This two-session workshop is $199 for ACE members, $249 for nonmembers. (check your membership status).

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​Sponsor​

Sponsored by The Steve Fund.