- What Do I Do In Case of an Emergency?
- What Services Do You Offer?
- Where Is Your Office Located?
- What Are the Hours of Operation?
- Are There Any Costs for Services?
- How Do I Schedule an Appointment?
- How Do I Get Help for Someone Else?
- May Friends or Family Schedule an Appointment for Someone Other Than Themselves?
- How Do Students Seek Medication?
- May Parents/Concerned Others Be Notified of Student's Appointments and Other Treatment Services?
- Is Group Therapy Offered?
- What If a Student Knows Someone Who Works in the Counseling Center?
- Do Your Alcohol Programs Meet Requirements for Mandated Treatment by Court Systems?
- How Do Students Know Where to Go for Help -- the Center for Student Achievement, Disability Support Services, or the Counseling Center?
- If I Tell Someone in the Counseling Center That I Have Been Sexually Assaulted, Will They Report It?
- What are the Qualifications of the Staff?
- What services does the Counseling Center offer? Is there a separate fee for using them?
- Are there limits on the number of counseling sessions per student?
- Is there a psychiatrist available to prescribe medication if necessary?
- Can a student’s medication be monitored, and is there a separate cost for that?
- In what circumstances would a student be referred to a health provider or hospital outside the college community?
- What are your guidelines on confidentiality? Under what circumstances would I be contacted?
Five Things Students Want Parents to Remember
As a university counselor, I have had the opportunity to listen to hundreds of students share their concerns. Over the years, I have compiled 5 themes that are very common among students in regards to their relationship with their parents during this developmental phase of their lives. As a result, I believe it is important to share with parents, the various points their students would like them to know.
- Dawn Harner, LCSW-C