Building Student Resilience - Tools and Strategies for Student Success (EDU261H)

Presented By: Dr. Sue Ohrablo , Ed.D
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Event Details
  • Pre-recorded Webinar
  • 90 minutes
  • Thu, February 11, 2016
Event Description

Provide Practical Interventions and Support to Assist Students in Continuing their Academic Pursuits

Higher education institutions are increasingly concerned with declining enrollments and student attrition. Front line student support professionals can pay a critical role in helping students to overcome the personal, academic, and social barriers that threaten to derail their academic careers.

Academic advisors and student support personnel can play a critical role in the success of their students. By going beyond the administrative functions inherent in their roles, higher education professionals have the opportunity to positively impact student development, problem-solving, decision-making, and resilience.

This session by our expert speaker Sue Ohrablo, Ed.D will address the challenges that are common to traditional and non-traditional aged students such as isolation, transition, work-life balance, family, and health. You will examine scenarios and engage in the analysis of real-world examples and learn how to provide interventions and support to assist students in continuing their academic pursuits.

You will learn how to assess students' level of resilience when faced with perceived obstacles. You will learn how to dissect student problems in terms of events, outcomes, impact, consequences, and influencers. Strategies will be introduced to help students solve academic problems including peer and faculty communication, personal problems including stress and health issues, and work-related challenges. You will learn how to assess and identify risks for student departure by examining student issues, exploring underlying beliefs, and identifying options and resources.

Session Highlights:

  • Identify common challenges that put students at risk for departure
  • Learn strategies for helping students to dissect their problems and identify solutions
  • Engage students in the examination of perceived barriers through objective analysis
  • You will receive a list of strategies for dissecting student problems and an activity that can be taken back to their institution for staff development

Who should attend?

  • New and experienced academic advisors
  • Advising administrators
  • Faculty advisors
  • Student support professionals
  • Academic and student affairs professionals
  • HR professionals

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About Our Speaker(s)

Dr. Sue Ohrablo Ed.D
Sue is a nationally recognized speaker in the areas of academic advising and student services. Her presentations blend theory and practice, and include real-world scenarios for professionals to apply as they work to support students. Sue's areas of expertise include comprehensive developmental advising, student engagem... More info


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