NYSPHA Webinar: Mindset Mentors: How peer educators can help reveal resilience and help college stud

When:  Aug 18, 2021 from 12:00 to 13:00 (ET)

Wednesday, August 18th

12:00 - 1:00 PM, EST

Presented by:


Jennifer Wegmann -- Lecturer, PhD, Health and Wellness Studies, Binghamton University 



Non-Members: $10

1 CHES and 1 CPH credit included


Space is Limited, Registration is Required - Click Here to Register



This presentation will walk participants through the rationale behind the development of The Mindset Mentors, a peer education internship.  The presenter will share the strategies and outreach efforts the Mindset Mentors have implemented on their campus. Also, the presenter will discuss how the Mindset Mentors collaborated with Isolation and Quarantine housing, developing partnerships between academic and student affairs, and marketing strategies. Finally, the feedback and evaluation process used will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

Discuss the development and implementation of a peer education program aimed at helping students navigate stress.
Examine and discuss the concept of stress mindset.
Implement strategies designed to help students reveal resilience and mitigate adverse outcomes from stress.

Presenter Bio:

Dr. Jennifer Wegmann has taught in the Decker School of Nursing, Department of Health and Wellness Studies at Binghamton University for over 25 years. She teaches various classes, including Stress Management, Nutrition, Contemporary Health Issues, and Women's Wellness. The Princeton Review recognized Dr. Wegmann's classroom accomplishments by naming her one of the Top 300 College professors. Additionally, she was recently nominated for the prestigious Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Dr. Wegmann's current research focuses on the influence stress mindset has on relationships between personality, stress appraisal, and college student well-being.  Her latest published research study examined the role health education plays in changing college student's stress mindsets. Dr. Wegmann is passionate about increasing awareness as it relates to healthy living. Her audiobook Resilience: How to Master Stress, Reduce Anxiety, and Live Well, works to help listeners develop a new, informed mindset about stress.


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