The Geography Discipline Network (GDN)

Providing Learning Support for Students with Mental Health Difficulties Undertaking Fieldwork and Related Activities

  1. About the Authors
  2. Editors' Preface
  3. Access to Fieldwork for Students Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties
  4. What Do We Mean By 'Mental Health Difficulties'?
  5. Fieldwork for Students with Mental Health Difficulties — a Particular Cause for Concern?
  6. Effective Fieldwork for Students Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties
  7. Preparation and Communication
  8. Give clear information in checklists
  9. Categories of logistic anxieties
  10. Transport and travel
  11. Add to your handouts: an opportunity to make learning a pleasure!
  12. Ensure individual students can communicate with you
  13. In the Field
  14. Organising the field course and making special arrangements
  15. Supporting individual students in the field
  16. Supporting the student group
  17. Common illnesses and symptoms
  18. Responding to emergencies
  19. Confidentiality
  20. What about the other students?
  21. Identifying and Responding to Students in Difficulty
  22. Identifying students in difficulty
  23. Behaviours that might indicate mental health difficulties
  24. Responding to students in difficulty
  25. Case Studies
  26. Case study 1
  27. Case study 2
  28. Case study 3
  29. Case study 4
  30. Case study 5
  31. Case study 6
  32. Case study 7
  33. Case study 8
  34. Discussion scenario 1
  35. Discussion scenario 2
  36. Discussion scenario 3
  37. Discussion scenario 4
  38. How Does Your Institution Support You?
  39. Further Information
  40. Named problems
  41. Useful resources

Page updated 14 December 2001

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