|Young adults experience challenging
times when faced with the rigors of college level academics, mixed
with new freedoms, exciting and demanding life choices, and a variety
of venues for growth and self expression.
At times it can be overwhelming.
CAPS has an active and effective program for reaching out to
Students in Distress. One aspect of the program involves workshops
for faculty and staff that provide valuable guidelines for the
recognition of signs of distress, and tools you can use for intervention
on behalf of the student.
The goal of this On-Line Workshop is to provide you with information
and an opportunity to reflect about your role as a bridge or lifeline
helping to identify students in distress and refer them for services.
In this workshop you will learn:
- General Information about College Student Difficulties
- Tips for Recognizing Students in Distress
- Guidelines for Faculty and Staff Interventions and
In addition, you can watch Role Playing scenes to help guide
You will also find a list of resources that are available at
the University Park Campus of Penn State. Similar services are
available in most communities.
Your local campus counseling staff can tell you about the services
and resources available at your campus or in your community.
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