Embracing Diversity

It is essential that Resiliency Projects reflect the diversity of the student body and address issues of concern to all student populations. At the very least, this means that Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) see themselves represented in the resources, photographs, and concerns detailed on the website. It also means that multi-media material shouldContinue reading “Embracing Diversity”

Student Ambassadors and Student Resilience

Working on the FSU Student Resilience project has been one of the most meaningful and rewarding experiences I’ve had at FSU. I learned more about myself, other students, FSU, made connections and gained valuable skills. It is truly amazing to be part of such an excellent team that cares about our students’ well-being. One ofContinue reading “Student Ambassadors and Student Resilience”

A pioneer for catering to students’ mental health: FSU Resiliency Project toolkit to expand nationwide

Florida State University announced Thursday that it will make the homegrown Student Resiliency Project available across the country for other universities and programs to use, making the school a pioneer for catering to students’ mental health. Read more here!

Tackling Trauma Head On At FSU With ‘Resilience’

Florida State University researchers Karen Oehme and Jim Clark didn’t set out to be trailblazers. They wanted to help young people struggling with their mental health. The pair dug to the root of the issues, back to childhood and adolescence, and found a groundbreaking approach to trauma and resilience. Oehme, director of the Institute for Family ViolenceContinue reading “Tackling Trauma Head On At FSU With ‘Resilience’”

Resilience Project Wins National Recognition

Florida State University’s Resilience Project has won a national award from the American Association of University Administrators (AAUA). The project, developed by the university’s College of Social Work, was chosen for the John L. Blackburn Award for demonstrating a creative solution to common problems in higher education. Read more about it here.

FSU Launches Interactive Toolkit to Bolster Student Mental Health

Florida State University (FSU) launched a program this fall for all incoming freshman and transfer students to help them adjust to and thrive at college. The interactive, multimedia Student Resilience Project is an evidence-informed toolkit designed to strengthen student emotional and academic coping skills. Read the whole article here.