Engaged Learning and Mental Health: Exploring the Types of Learning Associated with Student Flourishing

Category 2: Program Development Grant

"Bates further developed and tested measures of both engaged learning and substance abuse with a college sample; to assess the impact of engaged learning in three domains- community, classroom and athletics- on mental heath; and to identify those aspects of engaged learning that may enhance mental health and reduce substance abuse. A secondary goal is to educate a variety of constituents, including faculty, coaches, and staff, about factors affecting college student adjustment."