Program 1
Building a Culture of Campus Well-Being

This two-day summit will touch on real-world innovative solutions to improve student well-being and how to measure it and promote a more holistic experience for students.


Day 1

Monday, October 8
8:45 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.


Doors open at 8:00 am. Schedule is subject to change. 


8:45 a.m.

Introductory Remarks


9:00 a.m.

Destination Student Well-Being: What Is It and How Do We Get There?


What is the concept of "well-being" and how can campuses work in pursuit of that concept? This panel will discuss what well-being means, how campuses can construct and promote a culture of well-being, and obstacles in that pursuit.


10:00 a.m.

Innovative Approaches to Well-Being Program Design


Well-being is a broad term and as a result institutional design of well-being programs is equally broad. This panel will discuss well-being program design, innovations in this field, and what constitutes an effective program. 


11:00 a.m.

Aligning Campus Environments to Well-Being


The purpose of higher education and the development of campus culture has changed significantly over time. In a higher education world that increasingly politicized and monetized, how can campuses pull back and stress holistic well-being? This panel will examine how campus can construct cultures of well-being by fostering partnerships, shaping culture, and interacting with students and leadership.


11:50 a.m. (Lunch and Keynote Speaker)

The Impact of Well-Being and Academic Success


Session description to come. Lunch will begin at 11:50 a.m; the speaker will begin at 12:30 p.m.


1:15 p.m.

Break

1:30 p.m.

Strategies for Engaging Faculty in Designing Well-Being in the Classroom


How can an institution's faculty and leadership work together to develop and promote a culture of well-being across campus? How can campuses ensure that well-being promotion is not limited just to students? This panel will examine those legal, social, economic and institutional barriers that prevent campuses from changing their cultures.


2:30 p.m.

Aligning Mental Health and Well-Being


This panel will explore solutions and innovations intended to transform campus cultures into institutions that stress well-being n conjunction with good mental health. This panel will explore what is working, the best ways to develop partnerships between counseling and well-being, how mental health treatment approaches can be utilized to work proactively, and other measures. 


3:45 p.m.

Measuring Well-Being and Wellness


How does one measure well-being and what indicators and data can be gathered in such measurements? This panel will discuss data, measurements, and statistics around well-being and how leaders can utilize such to make evidence-based changes to institutions.




Day 2

Tuesday, October 9

Regular Sessions: 8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Town Hall Session: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


 Doors open at 8:00 am. Schedule is subject to change. 
8:45 a.m.

Introductory Remarks


9:00 a.m.

The Intersection of Student Insurance and Access to Care


As student health care demands expand to include mental health services and encompass holistic well-being, how do these demands tie in with student health insurance? This panel will explain how student health insurance is a critical aspect of college health. This panel will discuss the recent history of student insurance, policy and administrative challenges, federal legislative and regulatory concerns, expanding access to care, and what the future holds for these plans.


10:00 a.m

Enhancing Student Well-Being Through Student Health Insurance


If student health insurance can increase access to care, it can also help enhance a holistic approach to well-being. This panel will explain how student health insurance can play a key role in a student’s approach to college health. This panel will discuss how student health insurance can be utilized to enhance a student’s well-being, the role essential benefits play in access to health care, especially mental health coverage, and how regulatory changes threaten those benefits.


11:00 a.m.

Ensuring the Well-Being of International Students


For the first time in years, international student enrollment is down at American college campuses. Changing campus climates, reactive policies, and an intensely politicized culture have all upended what it means to pursue a degree as an international student. This panel will discuss how stakeholders can work to ensure the well-being of international students on campuses given the unique challenges of modern campus climates.


11:50 a.m. (Lunch Session)


Lunch will begin at 11:50 a.m; the speaker will begin at 12:10 p.m.

Measuring Well-Being and Wellness


How does one measure well-being and what indicators and data can be gathered in such measurements? This panel will discuss data, measurements, and statistics around well-being and how leaders can utilize such to make evidence-based changes to institutions.


1:30 p.m.

Healthy Campus 2030 Town Hall


Session description to come. 


ACHA Leadership and Innovations Summit

October 8-9, 2018
George Washington University
Washington, DC


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Questions? Contact 
Carolyn Lesesane.