Type of Continuing Education

  • CME: 1.5
  • CHES: 1.5
  • MCHES: 1.5
  • CNE: 1.5

About this Activity

Self-paced, synchronized audio and PowerPoint “capture” of a live program.

If you received continuing education credit for the original live presentation (ACHA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, June 2018), you are not eligible for additional credit.

Important Dates

Released: November 6, 2018
Expires: May 8, 2020

From Student Suicidality to Flourishing: The Mental Health Determinants of Academic Success

Purchase  Instructions for Obtaining Credit

Purchase Recording Package

Access to view this presentation is available only by purchasing the full set of presentation recordings from the ACHA 2018 Annual Meeting. For details on which presentations from the annual meeting are available for continuing education credit online, please visit “2018 Annual Meeting CE Package.” We encourage you to share the recording package with colleagues at your institution.

Purchase Package

If you have already purchased the recording package, proceed to “Instructions for Obtaining Credit” below.

Program Information

Description

Researchers from the National Research Consortium for Counseling Centers in Higher Education will present findings from its ongoing study exploring the relationship between mental health and academic outcomes among a national sample of college students. Discussion will focus on students’ self-reported well-being and the malleable psychological factors that allow students to thrive in academic settings. The team will emphasize the importance of mental health promotion and encourage discussion about implementing these findings on college campuses.

Intended Audience


  • Administrators
  • Advanced Practice Clinicians
  • Health Educators
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Physicians and Physician Assistants
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists, Counselors, and Social Workers

Learning Objectives

The participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the current status of malleable mental health and wellness factors among a national sample of college students.
  2. Describe the relationship between malleable mental health and wellness factors and academic success.
  3. Identify specific malleable psychological factors that may provide strong targets for preventing or alleviating student distress and suicidality.

Faculty

Michael Balsan, MA
The University of Texas at Austin

Chris Brownson, PhD
The University of Texas at Austin

Norian Caporale-Berkowitz, BA
The University of Texas at Austin

Program Planning Committee

Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee:
Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities. Each of the Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

2018 Program Planning Committee Roster

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

There is no additional fee to obtain CE credit. It is estimated that it will require 1.5 hours to view the presentation and complete the post-test and evaluation. (You will be asked to identify the type of credit you are requesting when you take the post-test.)

Step 1: View the download of the presentation (see “Purchase Recording Package” above).

Step 2: Complete the Post-Test and Evaluation Form. (Note: you may print the post-test prior to viewing the presentation.)

Upon successful completion of the post-test, your certificate will be emailed to you. Please allow two weeks to receive your certificate. 

Statements and Disclosures

Accreditation

  • The American College Health Association (ACHA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    ACHA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Sponsored by ACHA, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level contact hours available are 1.5.

  • This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Successful Completion/Post-Test

It is the policy of the American College Health Association that when a post-test is required upon completion of a continuing education activity, participants must receive a passing grade of 80%. If participants receive a grade lower than 80%, they will be given the opportunity to re-take the post-test one time. If they receive 80% or higher the second time, they will be awarded continuing education credits/contact hours for the activity. We encourage participants to complete the post-test and evaluation form immediately after viewing the download. Those with a passing grade of 80% on the post-test will receive their CE certificate electronically within two weeks.

Conflicts of Interest

A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship.

The planners and presenters of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Off-Label Product Use

This educational activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).