This course draws on the Adapt/Persevere/Thrive framework to help students navigate the stress encountered in college so they can be successful in their academic endeavors and beyond.
Experiencing stress can significantly undermine our ability to be our best in any domain of our lives. In addition to the difficulty that can come with life-challenge or adversity, transition and change are often accompanied by higher levels of stress, and attending college can be one of the most transition and change-filled times in our lives.
In an effort to support students' optimal functioning, the Introduction to Resilience in College class draws on the Adapt/Persevere/Thrive framework to guide its content. Specifically, this framework targets reasoning, resources, and routines to support students' resilience, and ensures that students cultivate a sense of awareness, and identify a sense of purpose, ways to experience positive emotions, and healthy attachments and connections to others. Collectively, these components can help students navigate the stressors encountered in college so they can be successful in their academic endeavors and beyond.Read More