Frontline responses to the mental health needs of international students

A hands-on training course in developing basic skills to respond to the mental health needs of international students especially at times of confusion and crisis.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to use case material and exercises to help develop:

  • familiarity with the signs of, and ways of, coping with serious mental illness
  • engagement with the link between stress, isolation and psychological difficulties which increase the risk of an episode of mental illness
  • skills in linking with combined sources of help with minor, sudden or recurring and serious mental health problems
  • reflection upon values and beliefs about the common and distinctive features of the international student experience which relate to mental illness and health

This course is suitable for:

international student advisers, counsellors, wardens, tutors, medical and welfare staff working with international students.


  • Date(s): 11 April 2019
  • Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Price: £230 members, £150 students’ unions, £450 non-members
  • Location: London
  • Main contact: Will Burton
  • Telephone: 020 7288 4330
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