Trainings and Presentations 

Care Services staff offer several presentations and trainings for faculty, staff, and students to help address a variety of student distress concerns.   To request any of the presentations/trainings listed below, please complete our  presentation request form

  • Care Serivices  Overview - This hour long presentation offers an overview of the Care Services umbrella including the ways in which we support students with concern, students in distress, and students in need of basic needs services.  
  • Basic Needs Services Overview - This 30 minute presenation offers an overview of basic needs services offered through Tuffy's Basic Needs Services Center. 
  • Helping Students in Distress Training The goal of this hour long faculty and staff training is to help participants   identify and respond to concerning student behaviors while in a virtual setting, learn differences between distressing, troubling, and threatening behaviors, how to respond and when to refer.  
  • Supporting Students using Care Services and Student Conduct-  Sometimes, an incident or concern regarding student behavior may need to be addressed through Care Services and Student Conduct. This hour long faculty and staff training explains the differences between care services and student conduct, when to contact staff in each area, and how to support students navigating the care services and conduct processes. 
  • Basic Needs Ambassador Training - This faculty and staff training examines current trends realted to food, housing, and financial insecurity, relevant cultural considerations, and recognition of boundaries necessary for working with students who experience basic needs insecurity. P articipants will gain knowledge and skills that facilitate connecting students with resources.

 

We invite faculty and staff to join the following trainings hosted through the Faculty Development Center. 

Helping Students in Distress Training

Participants will learn how to identify and respond to concerning student behaviors while in a virtual setting, learn differences between distressing, troubling, and threatening behaviors, and how to respond. Presenter will also discuss when it might be appropriate to refer to the Dean of Students Office or other campus departments for additional support.

Training Dates:

  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 2:30 pm-4:00 pm
  • Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:30am-noon
  • Friday, November 6, 2020 10:00am-11:30am
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020 1:30pm-3:00pm



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supporting Students with Care Services and Student Conduct

Sometimes, an incident or concern regarding student behavior may need to be addressed through Care Services and Student Conduct. This faculty and staff training will explain the differences between care services and student conduct, when to contact staff in each area, and how to support students navigating the care services and conduct processes. Through case studies, participants will identify the most appropriate intervention/referral given the incident and/or displayed behaviors. An emphasis will be placed on behaviors displayed in a virtual setting.

Training Dates:

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:30pm-4:00pm

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2020 1:30pm-3:00pm



 

 

 

 

Basic Needs Ambassador Training

The Basic Needs Ambassador Training examines current trends related to food, housing, and financial insecurity, relevant cultural considerations, and recognition of boundaries necessary for working with students who experience basic needs insecurity. Faculty and staff participants will gain knowledge and skills that facilitate connecting students with resources.

Training Dates:

  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:00am-11:00am

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:00am -11:00am

  • Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:00pm-3:00pm