ACT - How You Can Help
How You Can Help!
- Recognize: Be familiar with and acknowledge symptoms of distress.
- Respond: Privately initiate contact with a student displaying symptoms of distress. Express your concerns in behavioral, non-judgmental terms and listen to the student in a sensitive,non-threatening way.
- Refer: Know your limits as a help-giver; only go as far as your expertise, training and resources allow. When a student needs more help than you are able or willing to give, it is time to make a referral.