ASU Wins Grant for Pupil Psychological Well being Analysis

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Angelo State College has been awarded a $113,292 grant from the Trellis Basis to fund a analysis and schooling challenge on psychological well being and wellbeing for school college students usually, and ASU college students specifically.

The challenge is titled “Eradicating the Stigma of ‘Loopy’ and Restoring Humanity: Bettering Pupil Psychological Well being and Wellbeing By Schooling, Main Intervention and Connection.” Dr. Drew Curtis, an affiliate professor of psychology and director of ASU’s counseling psychology graduate applications, is the first investigator (PI) on the challenge that can even contain college and workers from a number of different departments as co-PIs.

Supported by the grant, the investigators will have interaction in a complete research of ASU college students’ well being and wellbeing, together with completion of the Nationwide Faculty Well being Evaluation. Primarily based on their analysis outcomes, they may then develop and implement a sequence of instructional and outreach applications to assist tackle scholar wants and enhance the general psychological well being and wellbeing of the campus neighborhood.

“The position of psychological well being and wellbeing in our each day lives is important, and it’s particularly necessary for the success of scholars,” Curtis stated. “We’re excited to have this chance to conduct a large-scale research that can assess the psychological well being and wellbeing wants of ASU college students in an effort to design evidence-based well being schooling initiatives, help, and assets for them. All these efforts are geared toward enhancing scholar psychological well being and wellbeing throughout the ASU neighborhood, and to contribute to the broader analysis on enhancing scholar success.”

Along with Curtis, the co-PIs for the challenge are:

Dr. Leslie Kelley – Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dr. Dinah Cummings – Affiliate Professor of Well being Science Professions
Mark Rehm – Director of ASU Counseling Companies

By involving college and workers from a number of departments, the challenge will signify a multi-disciplinary, multi-divisional response to the psychological well being wants of ASU college students.


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