Five Ways to Create a Community of Care for our Students

This session will demonstrate how to be mindful and healing-centered in your work. These approaches include transparency, flexibility, inclusion, community and connection, and empowerment to promote student success. Participants will leave this session with tools for preventing, grounding, and processing trauma responses in their learning environments. Helpful resources will also be identified share with our students.


Objective 1: University employees will apply mindful and healing-centered approaches in a campus setting to promote student success

Objective 2: Participants will discuss & practice techniques for preventing, grounding or processing trauma responses.

Objective 3: Helpful resources will be identified for participants to share with our students.

Presented by:

Karen Couves, MS
Event Coordinator
Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Iowa State University