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Adjunct Faculty Community Dinner & Discussion-Facilitating Student Resilience in the Classroom


Wednesday, November 8, 2017
5:30pm - 7:00pm


LBR - Liberal Arts Hall (06),
Stan McKenzie Commons

Event Contact

Anne Canale


David Reetz
Kristina Walker

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Adjunct Faculty Community Group – Fall Dinner & Discussion

Session Title: Facilitating Student Resilience in the Classroom: Strategies for Early Identification and Intervention

David Reetz, Ph.D., RIT's Director of Counseling and Psychological Services
Kristina Walker, LMHC, Mental Health Therapist and Outreach Coordinator

Focuses on identifying the personal, non-cognitive barriers that students bring to the classroom.  Trends in college student well-being will be presented as well as strategies to identify early signs of distressed and distressing behavior. Additionally, practical skills and strategies for effective prevention and early intervention will be examined.  The end result will be a slightly more tuned learning environment that inspires students to manage challenges and setbacks more effectively and fulfill their academic plan.  


5:30-6:00 pm Dinner and networking
6:00-7:00 pm Presentation, Q & A 

Dinner will be provided! Registrations MUST be received by Wednesday, November 1, 5 pm.

Hosted by Faculty Career Development, The Wallace Center.

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