From Dean Gonzales and VC Boswell: Support when you need it

first_imgShare Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Our campus and our nation are the middle of complex conversations about race, climate and identity in America stemming from recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. These conversations can increase our community members’ need for support and advocacy. We want you to know that there are many avenues available to discuss feelings, experiences and have support needs met. We encourage you to make use of the campus organizations that are here to assist you.Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) 303-492-8855 Free, confidential counseling, advocacy, information and referrals for ALL CU community members, students, staff, faculty and their significant others Specialize in life disruptive events, including, but not limited to crime, gender violence, grief, bias motivated incident, harassment and violenceCounseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) 303-492-6766 Free confidential counseling for CU students Walk-In hours are Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.Wardenburg’s Psychological Health and Psychiatry (PHP) 303-492-5654 A mental health clinic at Wardenburg Health Center A confidential place for students to come and talk about their concerns Fees may apply Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) 303-492-3020 Free confidential counseling for CU staff and faculty Provides assistance to faculty and staff for personal or work-related concerns Also has groups and workshopsCultural Unity and Engagement Center (CUE) 303-492-5667 Multiculturally responsive programming to promote community building and mentorship opportunities across university affiliate groupings (student/staff/faculty) Manage bias motivated incidents involving students Diversity Consultations, Workshops, Trainings and Community Celebrations Foster inclusiveness and offer support and programming across multiple identities Student Support & Case Management (SSCM) 303-492-7348 A campus resource dedicated to assisting students who may be in distress or experiencing challenging or difficult life circumstances.Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Queer (GLBTQ) Resource Center 303-492-1377 Provide skills to create a safer space for GLBT students within the university community Promotes leadership development for GLBT and ally students via student leadership retreats, workshops, and convening the Queer Student Leader Coalition. Provides information dissemination and referral; educational, cultural and social programming; advocacy and voice for the GLBT communityDisability Services 303-492-8671 Provide students with disabilities the tools, reasonable accommodations and support services to participate fully in the academic environment. Learn self-advocacy and create a network of resources.International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) 303-492-8057 Institutional responsibility for international students once they are admitted to CU Help answer questions concerning their legal status or other issues pertinent to their stay at CUVeteran Services 303-492-7322 Provide a key point of contact for information for the veteran/military community Establish and operate an informal veterans support group Assist in the transition from the military to campus lifeWomen’s Resource Center (WRC) 303-492-5713 A supportive, women-centered space where students, faculty, staff and community can hang out, network, build community, and gain strength from one another Staff and volunteers engage in policy work to improve women’s equity on campus, dedicated to providing information and assistance in order to improve women’s ability to self-advocate Published: Dec. 2, 2014 last_img read more