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Fri 5 Mar 2021
12:00 - 13:30

Venue: Online

Provided by: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


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DRC: Supporting Students in Distress: Boundaries & Boomerangs (Online)

Fri 5 Mar 2021

Description

This course is run and the trainers provided by the Disability Resource Centre


This participative workshop will enable attendees to confidentially discuss their reactions to students in emotional distress and consider effective ways of supporting them while managing attendees' own boundaries.

The workshop will be conducted in a relaxed and open way and will result in those attending feeling more confident in these interactions.

The workshop will also update attendees on available sources of local support for students.

This workshop will be delivered via Teams and includes around 30 minutes of preparatory work which is self paced

This workshop has been updated to reflect the current challenges because of COVID 19.

Target audience
  • University staff
  • College staff
  • Non-University Teaching Institutions staff
  • This workshop is aimed at staff who currently deal with students on an ongoing, one-to-one basis, whose role includes formal responsibility for delivering ongoing pastoral, welfare or crisis support to students is a main- and explicit- part of their role. This group is likely to include tutors, graduate tutors, college nurses and chaplains. It is set up such that ongoing supportive relationships are discussed and case studies are used which will be relevant to those who have such a role
  • If you are uncertain whether this applies to you, then please contact Kirsty Wayland at DRC
  • Further details regarding CCTL's eligibility criteria are available here

**This workshop is not open to students**

Prerequisites

Please ensure you use your @cam.ac.uk contact details when booking

This workshop will be delivered via Teams.

The Trainer will contact you prior to the workshop to provide further information.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Fri 5 Mar 2021   12:00 - 13:30 12:00 - 13:30 Online Kirsty Wayland,  Margaret Bailey
Aims
  • to be able to consider your own resources and boundary issues when offering support to students experiencing emotional distress
  • to be able to explore new strategies in communicating with students, including those who may be challenging or difficult to engage
  • to be able to feel more confident in such situations
  • to be able to update on sources of local support
Duration

One session of one and half hours

Theme
Supporting Disabled Students

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