Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2019, Page: 344-348
On the Innovation of Mental Health Education for Postgraduate Students in the WeChat Era
Li Tianwei, Counseling Center of Psychological Health and Education, Southwest Forestry University, Kunming, China
Received: Dec. 2, 2019;       Published: Dec. 3, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.edu.20190806.26      View  72      Downloads  35
Abstract
Background With the increasing scale of the enrollment of the graduate students, the mental health problems of the postgraduates is becoming more and more prominent. The traditional method of mental health education does not seem to meet the needs of the mental health education in the new media age. Mental health workers in colleges and universities need to explore new ways to transform the challenges brought by the new media era into opportunities. Methods The paper studies the opportunity and challenge brought by the arrival of WeChat in the post-graduate mental health education through the literature analysis. Results The results indicated that (1) The lack of the system of post-graduate mental health education; (2) the relative lagging of the related research of the post-graduate mental health education; (3) the research tools and methods of the post-graduate mental health education are single. Conclusion (1) The popularization of WeChat in the postgraduates, the extension of the function of WeChat and the strengthening of the internationalization level have made WeChat a new way of education for educators. (2) To carry out the post-graduate mental health education, should adapt to this trend as soon as possible, make use of the function of WeChat as soon as possible, and continuously explore the innovative methods of effective postgraduate mental health education, including the use of the function of WeChat, and improve the "micro" of the mental health educators. By using the micro-mail public platform, the mental health knowledge is regularly pushed, and the hierarchical network of the WeChat mental health education is constructed.
Keywords
WeChat Era, Postgraduate Students, Mental Health Education
To cite this article
Li Tianwei, On the Innovation of Mental Health Education for Postgraduate Students in the WeChat Era, Education Journal. Vol. 8, No. 6, 2019, pp. 344-348. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20190806.26
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