Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Presents a series of essays and articles discussing both international and national perspectives on retention and persistence in institutions of higher education. The compilation of articles examines how retention and persistence are complex issues and aims to demonstrate that exploring trends and patterns can prompt leaders to new ideas that form the next generations of research in this area.
Provides an introduction to S.M.A.R.T. objectives, a guide to developing measurable goals. Provides a description of each of the 5 elements of S.M.A.R.T. objectives: goals should be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time oriented. Provides a link to a worksheet and worksheet example.
Presents tools and information on hosting national prevention week in a community or school. The purpose of hosting the event is to increases public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues.
Provides evidence-based and best practice information for behavioral health practitioners and administrators working with people who have experienced trauma. Part one features a practical guide for the provision of behavioral health services, with key definitions, an overview of trauma's impact, screening and assessment, clinical issues across services, and trauma specific services.
Cal State Long Beach this semester became the first in the Cal State University system to have a mobile crisis unit with mental health professionals responding to mental health emergencies in place of campus police.
Studies abound about the state of mental health and college students. Citing some measure of sadness, anxiety, feelings of burnout, or use of unhealthy coping skills, these studies say the same thing: College students are struggling. Leaders in Washington are starting to listen. The Biden administration recently called on colleges to use federal COVID relief funding to add mental health support for students.
American college students are facing an unprecedented mental health crisis. Three in five (60%) college students reported being diagnosed with a mental health condition by a professional, the most common afflictions being anxiety and depression, according to an exclusive Fortune survey of 1,000 college students conducted by The Harris Poll in June.