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Mental Health and the College Student Online Workshop

About this workshop

This online workshop features University of Minnesota experts addressing some of the most common mental health concerns they hear about from parents of University students. The audio, video, and podcasts of the workshop are posted below. We encourage parents to view the materials presented here as introductory, and to consult with the resources found here at the University of Minnesota or in their own communities for more in-depth information or to address any specific concerns.

This workshop is made possible in part by a grant from The Jed Foundation.

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Presentation Format

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Two U of M Students on the Importance of Mental Health

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Welcome
Presenter: President Kaler
1.09 minutes

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Depression and Anxiety as Public Health Issues
Presenter: Ed Ehlinger
3 minutes

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Distinguishing Depression From "The Blues"
Presenter: Harriett Haynes
8 minutes

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Distinguishing Anxiety From "The Butterflies"
Presenter: Robert Seybold
7 minutes

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Strategies for On-campus Support
Presenters: Gary Christenson,Barbara Blacklock, and Scott Slattery
Part 1—15 minutes, Part 2—16 minutes

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Part 1

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Part 2

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Part 1

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Part 2


How Parents Can Work With the U
Presenters: Gary Christenson,Robert Seybold, and Lisa Schulte
10 minutes

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What Your Student May be Encountering
Presenters: Erik Dussault, Lisa Schulte, Sarra Beckham-Chasnoff, and Linda Muldoon
17 minutes

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Suicide and Self Injurious Behavior 1
Moderator: Gary Christenson
Presenters: Steve Hermann M.D. and Jon Grant M.D.
12.75 minutes

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Suicide and Self Injurious Behavior 2
7 minutes

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Student Response to Trauma 1
Moderator: Gary Christenson
Presenters: Jamie Teidemann and Robert Seybold
14 minutes

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Student Response to Trauma 2
12.75 minutes

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Eating Disorders 1
Presenters: Gary Christenson
Presenter: Jen Beldon
12 minutes

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Eating Disorders 2
12.75 minutes

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Asperger Syndrome
Moderator: Gary Christenson
Presenters: Carrie Kelley
14.25 minutes

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Students with Concerns about Other Students 1
Moderator: Gary Christenson
Presenters: Salina Renninger and Amelious Whyte, Jr
8 minutes

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Students with Concerns about Other Students 2
7.5 minutes

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Campus Safety 1
Moderator:Gary Christenson
Presenter: Greg Hestness
12 minutes

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Campus Safety 2
10 minutes

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Data Privacy: Sharing Information
Moderator: Gary Christenson
Presenter: Mark Rotenberg
7 minutes

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Podcast

Follow these instructions carefully to copy and paste the podcast link into your podcast software. Please note: this is a 64 MB podcast; you should have a broadband or cable modem connection to download.

Podcast instructions—how to copy the link to the podcast

  1. Right-click on the podcast icon (Mac users: click and hold the mouse button).
  2. Choose "Copy Shortcut", "Copy Link", "Copy Link to Clipboard," or "Copy Link Location."
  3. Paste the link into the subscription field of your podcasting software. This process may vary depending on your software. For iTunes, go to "Advanced" in the menu and choose "Subscribe to Podcast."

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Copy this link to download the entire workshop as a podcast
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How to choose and use an online workshop

  • Select video presentations if you have a broadband connection.
  • Select audio presentations if you use a dial-up or modem connection.
  • Select the podcast presentation if you have a broadband connection and want to download the entire workshop (6 presentations).

Audio and Video—The audio and video presentations will run automatically using QuickTime. If you experience any difficulties, be sure you have the most current version of QuickTime, a free software program available through Apple, on your computer.

The audio and video presentations are best viewed using an up-to-date web browser such as Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.

Podcast—A podcast downloads audio recordings to your computer. These recordings can be played on your computer using any podcast software, or placed on your iPod or other portable music player to listen to anytime.

To listen to the study abroad podcast, you'll need podcast software. The instructions below give details for copying the link you'll need to download the podcast to your podcast software. If you don't have podcast software, you can download a free copy of iTunes, available for PC or Mac, from iTunes.

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