Supporting students in distress

Now that students are back on campus for Semester 1 of 2021, it’s a good time to familiarise yourself on how you can support students. One area that is useful to have a strong understanding of is the process of supporting students in distress. 

This flowchart is a useful resource that gives a quick and clear overview of the steps you should take if you identify a student in a state of distress: 

(Click on the image to expand) 

The more complete guide is here: https://intranet.canterbury.ac.nz/student/documents/Students-in-Distress.pdf

In the last Tū ki te tahi newsletter there was information on supporting students in general circumstances (not emergency circumstances). If you missed it, you can find the notice here> 

The non-urgent referral guide is here: https://intranet.canterbury.ac.nz/student/documents/Support_Services_on_Campus_Feb_2021%20.pdf