The following statements are ways of staying safe while helping a student through a difficult time.
Select true or false for each of the following statements, then submit.
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A. True. Inform a colleague that you are helping a student through a difficult time and ask if s/he would be willing to help you debrief after meetings with the student. It's best not to keep student's problems solely to yourself.
B. True. Giving the student responsibility for his/her problem is more helpful for building confidence and resilience within the student, while allowing staff to remain personally unburdened by student issues.
C. False. This is unprofessional, and it could cause stress for your partner.
D. True. By keeping notes, you can avoid misinterpretations of the support you have given.
E. False. The setting could encourage the situation to be misinterpreted.
F. False. Physical touch can be misinterpreted and it can re-trigger early trauma.
G. False. This can burden the student.
H. True. By remaining calm we can influence the student's nervous system helping the student to feel calm.