As you pursue your educational goals, it’s common to run into roadblocks or challenges you didn’t anticipate. Even happy developments like growing your family or making a career change can affect your wellness. Learn how to manage your responsibilities while staying well by attending our Roadmap for Resiliency event series! Read more about the event in our interview below with Katie Marshall, mental health case manager and facilitator of this event.
Who is a good fit for the Roadmap for Resiliency series?
Roadmap for Resiliency could be a good fit if you are in a place where you are juggling a variety of responsibilities and are getting through, but are really looking to build on your personal wellness strategies and start setting yourself up to thrive. This series is highly interactive and relies on the cohort, in addition to myself, for support and empowerment throughout this process. We are in it together! If you want to build on your current strategies and be supportive and engage with others through this process together, then this could be a good fit for you. You should be willing and able to commit to attend all sessions of the series and a virtual meet-up with another cohort member between the second and third sessions.
Logistically, what is the program and what can participants expect?
The format of the series is a coaching-style set of activities that build upon each other and work up to creating an individualized Resiliency Toolkit. The style of the sessions will include a brief portion of providing education around wellness strategies and participants completing a variety of facilitated activities. Each session will be highly interactive and discussion-based and utilize the knowledge, experience, and support of the cohort and myself while completing the coaching series.
What are types of activities participants will do? What will I gain from the series?
Throughout each session, participants will complete a variety of facilitated activities that will culminate in a curated Resiliency Toolkit they can utilize and refer to moving forward. Some examples of activities include completing a Wellness Wheel, completing an Action Arrow (an activity designed to set goals and develop a contingency plan with roadblocks), establishing boundaries, rallying support, and energizing self-care activities.
How should students register and what is the time commitment?
This series consists of three 90-minute sessions plus one virtual meet-up with another participant in the cohort. Sessions will happen at the same time on June 16, 23, and 30. Learn more about the program and register.