• Jun 17, 2019 | Western University

    Since August 2015, Western University has been implementing a Walk-in Single Session Therapy Program as part of its diverse range of services. In this session, participants learned about the range of factors that have contributed to the success of the programme: 1) Changing the triage model, 2) Providing training to staff, and 3) Emphasizing students existing strengths, abilities, and values.

  • Sep 10, 2018 | Higher Education Mental Health Alliance

    College Counseling from a Distance: Deciding Whether and When to Engage in Telemental Health (TMH) Services is a guide developed by the Higher Education
    Mental Health Alliance (HEMHA), with the purpose of outlining the potential benefits, limitations, and concerns regarding telemental health (TMH) services in the field of college student mental health and aid mental health professionals who serve college students and Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) administrators in engaging in dialogue about these benefits, limitations, and concerns in order to make informed decisions about whether to engage in providing TMH services. 

  • Jun 15, 2017 | Humber College, Carleton University, University of Toronto

    Created by John Meissner and Larry McCloskey at Carleton University, the From Intention to Action (FITA) program integrates counselling and learning skills for a more proactive and effective response to student wellbeing and skill development.  John Meissner will present on the program philosophy, program components, as well as longitudinal data demonstrating positive outcomes.  Humber College and the University of Toronto spoke to the transferability of FITA to their institutions, highlighting challenges and key lessons.