Thursday 01 November 2018

155-157 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 3ED

International Students: Understanding and Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing

This one day session will provide an opportunity to explore, understand and address the unique challenges for international students and mental health. 

Suitable for: All staff who work with International Students in Student Accommodation

Spaces available

Make a booking

Agenda

9.45am - 10:00am Registration and Coffee
 
Course led by Leyla Okhai, Founding Director of Diverse Minds
 
10.00am - 10.20am Introduction of Delegates, Welcome and Scene Setting
 
10.20am - 10.30am Defining Mental Health and Mental-Ill Health
 
10.30am - 10.40am Mental Health Quadrant and Stigma discussions: Exploring how movement happens in the quadrant and how recovery is always possible
 
10.40am - 11.00am Particular Challenges for International Students: Identifying the barriers to accessing and getting help
 
11.00am - 11.15am Homesickness and pressure points model: An overview of the international student journey
 
11.15am - 11.30am Break (tea and coffee available)
 
11.30am - 12.00pm Cultural Awareness and Expectations: Understanding different cultural perspectives and expectations, including the Iceberg Model
 
12.00pm - 12.30pm Case studies in groups 
 
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch & Networking (provided)
 
1.30pm - 2.15pm How to have Sensitive Discussions: A recap on active listening, open questions and tools to frame a discussion
 
2.15pm - 3.00pm Group Work: Trio & pair work to put ideas and concepts into practice
 
3.00pm - 3.20pm Referral Pathways: This session will help delegates understand how to refer effectively to internal and external resources
 
3.20pm - 3.45pm Getting Support and Managing Boundaries
 
3.45pm - 4.00pm Action Planning for Next Steps and Personal Wellbeing: Including the ‘Five ways to Wellbeing’ Video
 
4.00pm Concluding remarks and END
 

Cost per delegate

Normal Delegate Rate - £215

Friends of Unipol Rate - £185

Make a booking

Share This Event

Other Events

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Getting Started in Student Housing Management

This newly revised and updated course provides an essential grounding in how and why student accommodation works.   Suitable for:...

View Event Details
Thu 11 Oct 2018

Preparing for a Successful National Codes Verification Visit: Tips from the Inspectors - Leeds

A one-day training event designed for both new applicants for membership of the Codes and any new members. The event will provide participants with...

View Event Details
Wed 17 Oct 2018

Preparing for a Successful National Codes Verification Visit: Tips from the Inspectors - London

A one-day training event designed for both new applicants for membership of the Codes and any new members. The event will provide participants with...

View Event Details