Teaching about Coping: Using Psychological Science to Support Students’ Mental Health

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Discover how to use psychological science to teach coping strategies that support student mental health with Lisa Shin and Sam Sommers from Tufts University.

Samuel R. Sommers, Department Chair and Professor, Tufts University
Lisa M. Shin, Psychology Professor, Tufts University

These are exceptionally challenging times for students, teachers, and human beings more generally. In this webinar, join Lisa Shin and Sam Sommers from Tufts University as they share some of the ideas they have developed together for using psychological science to teach their students strategies for coping with stress and uncertainty. Lisa and Sam will talk about the importance of teaching with humanity, provide examples of how instructors can use lessons from psychology to support student mental health, and share specific assignments they’ve developed to help students put these tips into practice.