The Psychology Department presents: Coping with Stress and Trauma

The Psychology Department presents:

Coping with Stress and Trauma

Dr. Pat Frazier, McKnight Distinguished Psychology Professor at the University of Minnesota, will discuss research about stress, trauma, and coping among college students. All are welcome to attend.

Questions addressed include:

•  How common are stress and trauma in college students, including at Normandale?

•  How do stress and trauma influence college students' lives, including their mental health and academic performance?

•  What distinguishes those who cope more or less effectively with stress and trauma?

•  What kinds of interventions could be done to help students be happier, resilient to stress, and more likely to succeed in college? 

Dr. Frazier is a nationally recognized researcher in the field of stress, trauma, and coping, and has been researching these topics for over 30 years. She holds the McKnight Distinguished University Professorship at the University of Minnesota and her research has received awards from the American Psychological Association, the John Templeton Foundation, and the National Institute of Health.

For further information, email david.lake@normandale.edu.