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IntroDUCKtion Parent Materials

 

 IntroDUCKtion Materials

 

Holding On, Letting Go

Purpose of this presentation is to:

  • Acknowledge your role and your experience
  • Describe what to expect and how to prepare for your student’s transition to college.
  • Discuss strategies for handling some of the challenges that may lie ahead.

The presentation is relatively long, so please download the powerpoint above if you are interested.

 

Parent Panel Presentation (full text):

Addressing College Mental Health Issues

Explore problems/issues having an impact on students’ success and well-being
Collaborate to remove barriers to success
Create an environment that promotes educational and personal development

Common Student Concerns

Situational “crises”:

  • academic stress
  • difficult life experiences
  • transitions/adjustment

Ongoing psychological issues:

  • depression, anxiety
  • severe mental health (e.g., bipolar disorder)
  • drug and alcohol issues
  • eating disorders
  • trauma and abuse

UCTC strives to support students by addressing each uniquely in:

  • Managing their stress and distress effectively
  • Enhancing their personal growth and identity development

Staff & Services

Staff of psychologists, counselors, doctoral level interns, and graduate assistants
Brief individual, couples, & group therapy
Referral to community therapists and agencies
Referral to health center psychiatrists and medical providers for medication evaluations
Placement exams, educational testing, and accommodated testing
Workshops, presentations, consultation

 IntroDUCKtion Materials

 

Holding On, Letting Go

Purpose of this presentation is to:

  • Acknowledge your role and your experience
  • Describe what to expect and how to prepare for your student’s transition to college.
  • Discuss strategies for handling some of the challenges that may lie ahead.

The presentation is relatively long, so please download the powerpoint above if you are interested.

 

Parent Panel Presentation (full text):

Addressing College Mental Health Issues

Explore problems/issues having an impact on students’ success and well-being
Collaborate to remove barriers to success
Create an environment that promotes educational and personal development

Common Student Concerns

Situational “crises”:

  • academic stress
  • difficult life experiences
  • transitions/adjustment

Ongoing psychological issues:

  • depression, anxiety
  • severe mental health (e.g., bipolar disorder)
  • drug and alcohol issues
  • eating disorders
  • trauma and abuse

UCTC strives to support students by addressing each uniquely in:

  • Managing their stress and distress effectively
  • Enhancing their personal growth and identity development

Staff & Services

Staff of psychologists, counselors, doctoral level interns, and graduate assistants
Brief individual, couples, & group therapy
Referral to community therapists and agencies
Referral to health center psychiatrists and medical providers for medication evaluations
Placement exams, educational testing, and accommodated testing
Workshops, presentations, consultation