|Submission Date||Sept. 19, 2019|
California Polytechnic State University
PA-13: Wellness Program
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Energy Utilities and Sustainability
Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all staff?:
Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all faculty?:
A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s), including information to support each affirmative response above :
Cal Poly Campus Health & Wellbeing provides care year round by appointment and on a walk-in basis to students. In addition to ambulatory care, we offer lab testing, on-site X-Rays, prescription medications, counseling services, and holistic wellbeing services. The staff of 14 mental health professionals work with individuals and couples and offer group, couples, and individual counseling sessions. Counseling Services also offers workshops and trainings to the campus community on mental health topics.
The EAP is here to help faculty, staff, and their household members with personal and workplace challenges. This program provides individual assessment and referral, solution-oriented personal issue resolution, face-to-face counseling, life management services, and other resources aimed at assisting members with a variety of issues.
Empathia’s LifeMatters website offers a variety of resources including assessments, webinars, articles, etc. pertaining to the following categories:
-Emotional Wellbeing (addiction, depression, stress, etc.)
-Relationships (caregiving, nurturing yourself, parenting, etc.)
-Financial (banking & credit, budgeting, investing, identity theft etc.)
-Health (alternative medicine, balanced living, healthy aging, etc.)
-Legal (contracts, debt & bankruptcy, retirement & elder care, etc.)
-Workplace (effective communication, managing work & family, etc.)
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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