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Toolkit: CICMH Mental Health Resources | Trousse : Ressources en santé mentale du CISMC

A digital toolkit for post-secondary students, staff and faculty | Une trousse à outils numérique pour les étudiants, le personnel et les enseignants postsecondaires

August 30, 2023

The CICMH digital mental health resource toolkit includes a brief overview of the free mental health resources available on our website. Feel free to share the package with colleagues and students. The materials can be used as a complement to your orientation package.

You @ the U

A Guided Tour through Your First Year of University

June 28, 2023

In this book by Janet Miller, readers are guided with humour and wisdom, on how to get through their first year at university. The book covers orientation, building a schedule, exploring your identity, finding your people, getting grades back, and so much more, and includes student stories and student tips throughout.

Beyond knowledge: Preparing students for an uncertain future

June 13, 2023

This paper outlines an emerging vision, rooted in common aspirations shared in recent conversations across the Ontario Education Partner Discussion Table, and system priorities that education partners have identified to realize this emerging vision. Education Partner Discussion Table members represent a diverse selection of organizations in the K-12 and post-secondary education sectors.

IPEC: Indigenous Action Plan

May 16, 2023

This slide deck outlines the Indigenous Action Plan developed by the Indigenous Peoples Education Circle (IPEC). The deck highlights the experience of Indigenous learners, their vision for improving student outcomes, as well as the steps they will take and strategies they will use to achieve their goals.

Graduate Student Experiences of Indigenous Studies in Post-Secondary Education: A Comparative Study of Norway and Canada

May 10, 2023

This study intends to help fill the gap in the literature by exploring what the expectations and experiences of Indigenous Studies alumni in Norway and Canada are, and what this tells us about Indigenous Studies programs in these countries.

Adjustment to higher education among students with mental health disorders

May 10, 2023

The current study examined the adjustment to higher education among students with mental health disorders, focusing on adjustment to post-secondary education, emotional and metacognitive variables.

Utilizing the Health Belief Model to move postsecondary students toward flourishing mental health

May 10, 2023

The present study analyzes mental health risk and protective factors from 2,472 respondents gathered through the National College Health Assessment-II survey to inform the development of a mental health program for post-secondary students at an institution in Southwestern Ontario, Canada.

Examining the Mental Health Needs of Postsecondary Students with Child-maltreatment Histories Seeking Campus Counseling Services

May 10, 2023

This study sought to provide a more nuanced understanding of the significant issues experienced by young adult survivors of child-maltreatment prior to seeking counseling services.

Web-based training for post-secondary student well-being during the pandemic: a randomized trial

May 10, 2023

This study evaluated three-week web-based interventions to determine how best to cultivate mindfulness and stress-reappraisal skills and whether the proposed interventions led to improved mental health.

Using participant-oriented research in post-secondary mental health program development and evaluation

May 10, 2023

This paper aims to describe the program development and evaluation process and reports challenges and lessons learned to inform future implementation strategies for participant-oriented research.