If you have concerns about a student’s mental health, try gently to engage them in conversation. Below are statements you could use. Review them and consider which one is best.

Select one option from the answers below.

Tutor saying ‘Why is your attendance so poor this term?’Tutor saying ‘How are things going?’Tutor saying ‘You seem to be struggling at the moment.’

If you have concerns about a student’s mental health, try gently to engage them in conversation. Below are statements you could use. Review them and consider which one is best.

Select one option from the answers below.

Tutor saying ‘Why is your attendance so poor this term?’Tutor saying ‘How are things going?’Tutor saying ‘You seem to be struggling at the moment.’

Incorrect.

An open question such as ‘How’s this term going?’ may yield better results than starting with a direct confrontation such as ‘Why is your attendance so poor this term?’, or ‘How are things going?’, rather than ‘You seem to be struggling at the moment’, which could lead to the student apologising, but then closing down because they think you are annoyed, rather than confiding in you.

If you have concerns about a student’s mental health, try gently to engage them in conversation. Below are statements you could use. Review them and consider which one is best.

Select one option from the answers below.

Tutor saying ‘Why is your attendance so poor this term?’Tutor saying ‘How are things going?’Tutor saying ‘You seem to be struggling at the moment.’

Correct.

An open question such as ‘How’s this term going?’ may yield better results than starting with a direct confrontation such as ‘Why is your attendance so poor this term?’, or ‘How are things going?’, rather than ‘You seem to be struggling at the moment’, which could lead to the student apologising, but then closing down because they think you are annoyed, rather than confiding in you.

If you have concerns about a student’s mental health, try gently to engage them in conversation. Below are statements you could use. Review them and consider which one is best.

Select one option from the answers below.

Tutor saying ‘Why is your attendance so poor this term?’Tutor saying ‘How are things going?’Tutor saying ‘You seem to be struggling at the moment.’

Incorrect.

An open question such as ‘How’s this term going?’ may yield better results than starting with a direct confrontation such as ‘Why is your attendance so poor this term?’, or ‘How are things going?’, rather than ‘You seem to be struggling at the moment’, which could lead to the student apologising, but then closing down because they think you are annoyed, rather than confiding in you.