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Healing through Music, Drawing and Painting(webinar summary)

This webishop was designed to focus on how educators perceive themselves as a part of their present reality, remind themselves how important they are, and, hopefully provide new perspectives for coping and delivering education. The hour of sharing included 3 parts. The first was a lecture on managing trauma stress through music and art interventions. The second part was a …

Writing for Self-awareness and Healing (webinar summary)

This webishop introduced expressive writing as a “self-reflective tool” to explore “emotional upheavals” in one’s life. In looking inward we examine who we are. Studies have shown that personal exploration yields mental and physical benefits to help us cope with life traumas and challenges, hence, aid in our emotional healing. Expressive writing has significant therapeutic value for educators’ personal and …

United Board joins #GivingTuesday

The United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia encourages you to show your support for us during #GivingTuesday 2021. #GivingTuesday, recognized as a global day of giving, takes place on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. This day kicks off the charitable giving season and offers a unique platform for celebrating generosity. This year, #GivingTuesday is November 30, 2021. The United …

Attending to the Mental Well-being of Leaders (webinar summary)

While measures to support students’ mental health are readily available on many campuses, these pandemic circumstances have also created the necessity of equipping leaders and staff to upkeep their own mental well-being. This webinar exposed various approaches to nurture the mental well-being of institutional leaders. The four panelists shared their experiences on how to handle their mental wellness, and what initiatives …

Understanding and Addressing Mental Health on Campus: Opportunities and Challenges in Higher Education (webinar summary)

Mental health has emerged as a serious concern during the pandemic. In this webinar, Dr. Sarah Ketchen Lipson of Boston University discusses prevalence, help-seeking, and trends in student mental health outcomes over time, and presents findings from 2020-2021 to understand the effects of the pandemic, particularly in the context of mental health inequalities. Click here to watch the webinar video. …