OSMHN runs workshops for staff on issues relating to student mental health. The workshops provide attendees with an invaluable source of information and guidance on student mental health issues and additionally, provide a mechanism to enable staff members from local institutions and organisations to share experiences and knowledge.
These seminars are proving highly successful and well attended and are both helpful in increasing knowledge and understanding of a particular topic and practical and immediately applicable.
OSMHN is running a series of Lunch Time Seminars this academic year on mental health topics.
These seminars are proving highly successful and well attended and are both helpful in increasing knowledge and understanding of a particular topic and practical and applicable. (Please note: the aim of the seminars is not to teach diagnostic or therapeutic skills.)
WHO ARE THE SEMINARS FOR?
Whether you work in an academic, non-academic or residential role at Oxford University, Oxford Brookes University, City of Oxford College or Ruskin College, the voluntary sector or are a health or social care professional... ALL STAFF ARE WELCOME
26 May 2016
A talk by Georgina Heywood on Thursday 26th May
(Disability Adviser & Specialist Asperger's Mentor at Oxford University)
This Seminar will consider Autism and Asperger's Syndrome. It will highlight the common traits of this condition, its prevalence, co-morbidity, and the effects of Asperger's Syndrome on students.
Looking forward it will provide advice for getting a diagnosis, and the referral pathways, and look at the support that is available to students with Asperger's Syndrome within Oxford University, and wider support services. There will be practical tips on how to work with, and support students with, Asperger's Syndrome and an opportunity to ask questions and share your experiences.
Thursday 26th May, 2016
12:30 - 2:00
Tea & Coffee will be available from 12:15
Location of Seminar:
G117, Gibbs Building, Gipsy Lane Campus
Oxford Brookes University, Headington Road, OX3 0BP
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE WORK OF THE OXFORD STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH NETWORK AND TO JOIN OUR MAILING LIST PLEASE GO TO THE FOLLOWING LINK: http://www.osmhn.org.uk