Supporting Student Mental Health in Higher Education

Supporting Student Mental Health in Higher Education

by Samuel Stones, Jonathan Glazzard

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Overview

Student mental health is a key consideration in higher education at the moment with recent reports identifying a major gap in provision by universities and how ill-equipped academics feel to support students. This book addresses these concerns, providing comprehensive guidance and workable evidence-informed strategies and interventions to help those working with students to support them effectively. It is suitable for lecturers, personal tutors, student counsellors, course leaders, heads of department and administration staff with responsibility for student support.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781912508778
Publisher: Critical Publishing
Publication date: 04/05/2019
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.15(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Samuel Stones is an Associate Researcher in the Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett University. His research outputs are linked with the Centre for LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Education and the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools. Samuel's research explores the experiences of teachers who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, with specific emphasis on the impact of sexual orientation on teacher identity and mental health. He also works with initial teacher training students in university and school contexts and is an Associate Leader of maths, computing, economics and business at a secondary school and sixth form college in North Yorkshire.

Jonathan Glazzard is Professor of Teacher Education at Leeds Beckett University. He is the professor attached to the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools. He teaches across a range of QTS and non-QTS programmes and is an experienced teacher educator. He was previously head of academic development at Leeds Trinity University and head of primary initial teacher training courses at the University of Huddersfield. He is a qualified teacher and taught in primary schools before moving into higher education.

 

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