Mental Well-Being for Students (5. Design (10.16.2018 treated photos…
Mental Well-Being for Students
2. Student Focus Groups
use questions generated for WVU meeting as starting point? use Lit Review to drive questions ... tailor to course pillars ...
for K-12 ...
next: engage w Dan (and internal team) for review of question set before facilitating ... compare w Healthy Minds survey Q set
two diverse partner institutions and WVU and UCF (maybe) - other suggestions?
HBCU, Hispanic Serving/Minority Serving Institution ... see DEI Advisory Board members
Pueblo Community College - CO
: early Nov
:star:TIMELINE: next steps = Kickoff Meeting re: course flow
use same pillars as K-12 course (convo w WVU validates this)
personas (driven by Lit Review and Student Focus Groups)
instructional writer (who can collab w EVERFI Design -?)
writing for ONLINE delivery
JED Foundation - campus advisor - is this a good network to leverage?
create tab in spreadsheet ...
start with K-12 competitive analysis
share w SS
what is Ashley working on already - ?
leverage K-12 Concept Brief
logic mapping model
course flow: how do four pillars integrate and what way to we want to unfold them to learners?
what are the specific, measurable goals we want to achieve?
what are individual factors that we need to be pulling levers on through course activities, etc. to achieve these goals?
does it make sense to have some paths of content pieces of content that not ALL learners go through?
are there aspects of content that we don't need ALL learners to experience?
our own mental health
recognizing/supporting the mental health of others
individuals experiencing challenges w mental health will seek support
those not experiencing ... will have strategies to continue their mental wellbeing
all will have strategies to support someone who needs support
WVU: put together bulleted list of what I want to engage w them on ...
:star:TIMELINE: 10.22 -? depends on HE Sales ...
treated photos (look and feel of other HE student courses)
aspects of DEI to leverage:
add new interactivites
pillar one: reducing stigma
use branching video w first-person narratives
insights questions --> video paths
blanket statements (e.g., "I'm so OCD bc ...")
impact of using the term "crazy" (etc.) versus impact of someone who is really/legitimately experiencing an issue
words matter ... impact ...
can we SHOW this in an impactful way?
thoughts behaviors and feelings are connected - thinking --> feeling --> acting
how do we illustrate this ^^
where can you find an "exit"
what does reframing thoughts look like?
can we use an interactive component to illustrate this? provide a variety of options/responses to this idea ...
ways in which social media can impact how we feel about ourselves:
what filters do we put out there?
ex: student taking selfie w caption ... user clicks ... shows you the actual feelings of the student ...
"things are not always what they seem to be"
"life through a filter" ...
EMcC's curriculum via Clark U
contact strategies - effective re: stigma reduction
contact strategies: fostering interactions w persons w mental illness
these are critical component to stigma reduction
idea: video-based contact strategies
arranging conversation of contact strategy ...
exposure ... conversations ... listening to a person w mental illness talk about their experience
ActiveMinds - designed to empower students living w mental illness ...
students who identify with multiple minority groups
intersectionality of groups/people who experience multiple minority identities
non-apparent conditions (e.g. mental illness)
make sure that we have representative group of students featured in videos, etc.
involvement w The Steve Fund - mental health and barriers that exist for historically unrepresented populations
users should know this is a resource
... empowerment to embrace health ...
Dig Deeper content can facilitate some of this
what interactive learning strategies are being used successfully in the field?
reference Lit Review FIRST
pillar two: increasing knowledge and awareness
privilege explorer template could be useful for this ...
functionality/connection to mental health counselor/advocate etc.
research feedback/criticism of help lines ...
API integration w Crisis Text Line?
to put this in perspective, $65K/year for Chat w an Advocate
Crisis Text Line
what tool meets the specific challenge?
can users create a personalized resource based on coping strategies they choose?
ideas about key topics for video assets?
How do I talk to someone I'm worried about?
Modeling effective language for reaching out to a friend ...
review "Seize the Awkward" video via JED
Active Minds - can help us to arrange student interviews
what about international student from WVU?
low- to moderate-income representation
Healthy Minds Network has the largest study of college student mental health - asks validated questions ... we have a good partnership w this org ... their Qs are Open Source ... let's leverage a lot of these same questions