Mental health concerns impact performance in college. Additional risk factors are strong predictors of adverse academic outcomes. Nationally university and college counseling centers are recognizing the increased need for support systems and resources beyond the counseling center. This session seeks to examine a student wellness approach to delivering services that create partnerships with campus services and community providers and enhances college counseling services.
Describe the challenges and non-academic barriers college students face and why it impacts retention and completion.
Examine a team approach for student mental health and well-being.
Identify student needs and how partnering with college and community resources can enhance counseling services.