Promoting Healthy Universities

Clearinghouse - biopsychosocial programs and resources

Healthy Environments

The Learning Thermometer  comprises a series of surveys completed by students  throughout the semester to encourage them to reflect on their learning and wellbeing and link them with timely strategies, resources and services, when needed.  It also provides regular group feedback to teaching staff about progress towards learning outcomes and the usefulness of aspects of the learning environment and resources to inform teaching practice.

Enhancing Student Wellbeing provides resources for curriculum design

Respect. Now. Always.  An initiative to ensure that our universities are places of safety and respect.

Australian nutritional guidelines to guide initiatives to provide nutritous, affordable food on campus.

Australian physical activity guidelines to guide initiatives for an active campus community.

Care · Collaborate · Connect: Journalism   Training for journalism students to provide them with the knowledge, attitudes, skills, and confidence to report news stories that involve suicide in a way that minimises stigma and the risk of suicide contagion.

Responsive Parenting

Triple P: Positive Parenting Program

Belonging

The Learning Thermometer connects students with relevant academic and wellbeing supports, as needed.

thedesk  Staying Connected module helps students develop skills to develop and maintain healthy relationships.

Healthy Behaviours

Student Success  is a short online course to help equip all students with strategies to be successful at university.  It includes: sleep, nutrition, activity, coping, problem-solving, and self-management.

thedesk is web-based program to that promote health, wellbeing, and success in tertiary students.

  • Orientation – On Track for Success self-evaluation tool for students.  The My 168 tool helps students prioritise commitments and assess their time available for study.
  • Before assignments are due –  Getting Things Done modules
  • When assignments are returned – Using Feedback tool
  • Feeling Good modules

SayWhen promotes has tips and ideas to help students stay in control of their drinking.

Coping

The Learning Thermometer  comprises series of surveys completed by students  throughout the semester to encourage them to reflect on their learning and wellbeing and link them with timely strategies, resources and services, when needed.

thedesk is web-based program to promote the health, wellbeing and success of tertiary students. Before assignments are due – Staying calm module.

Student Success  is a short online course to help equip all students with strategies to be successful at university, on placement and as future professionals. Particularly suitable at the beginning of first year.

My Coping Plan app available on Android and Apple devices.

Care · Collaborate · Connect: Suicide Prevention training for students in helping professions.

Treatment of Illness

Your General Practitioner

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