Working with Diverse Students: A Trauma-Informed Approach
On October 7, 2020, a lunchtime learning session was presented on “Working with Diverse Students: A Trauma-Informed Approach.” The recording is available in the OFA Faculty Development Kaltura channel. The slides from the session are available at this link.
The following resources may be helpful when working from a trauma-informed perspective:
- National Graduate Student Crisis Line: https://gradresources.org/crisis/
- MCV campus student resources: https://dos.vcu.edu/resources/
- Kendall Plageman, M.Ed., Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
- VCU Safe Zone Training: https://counseling.vcu.edu/safe-zone/
- VCU Green Zone Training: https://militaryservices.vcu.edu/about/greenzone/
- Employee Assistance Program (for residents and staff): Both VCU and VCUHealth provides Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), a confidential consultation service around an issue affecting you. VCUHS EAP information is at this website. VCU EAP information is at this website. The phone number for your program is located on the back of your insurance card.
- University Counseling Services: anonymous, confidential, not reported to residency programs or medical licensing boards – services are included in your student fees – they will perform an initial intake and then recommend individual or group counseling by licensed providers either on campus or with a community partner. 804-828-3964 – 1000 East Marshall Street, Suite 412 – https://counseling.vcu.edu/
- Division for Academic Success: academic support services, determination of accommodations. 804-827-2929 – 1000 East Marshall Street, Suite 231 – https://das.vcu.edu/
In the words of our Interim Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and Student Affairs, Christopher M. Woleben, M.D., “Thank you all once again for the professionalism, patience, and adaptability you have all demonstrated during this unprecedented year. Continue to take good care of yourselves, and those around you.”