This year's theme was “Thriving on Campus: Innovative Approaches to Understanding and Fostering Student Well-being”
Thursday, February 26, 2015
George Brown’s annual mental health conference was hosted by George Brown College's Centre for Preparatory & Liberal Studies and Academic Services & Student Affairs departments, with sponsorship from the RBC Foundation.
Presenters and attendees explored:
- Approaches to mindfulness and validation when coping with or aiding others with their mental health.
- Innovative research on self-regulation, learning and student success.
- Promising practices to support student well-being at post-secondary institutions through suggestions from student panelists.
- The connection between anxiety and stressors, as well as manners to reduce and cope with anxiety in the classroom and on campus through self-regulation.
Thank you to our key presenter, Dr. Stuart Shanker; our guest speakers Lyn Courey and Mike Menu, from Sashbear Organization; and the Conference Moderator Tenniel Rock, as well as our faculty and student panelists.
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