Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.23
Liaison Roxane Beigel-Coryell
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, Channel Islands
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Scott Perez
Director of Research and Sponsored Programs
Research and Sponsored Programs
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Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all academic staff?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all non-academic staff?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):

The Employee Assistance Program at California State University Channel islands is provided by PacifiCare Behavior Health. This program assists CSU Channel Islands employees in the following areas:

* Family violence
* Marital or relationship counseling
* Helping you choose the best providers
* Substance abuse assessment
* Addictions
* Stress, anxiety, and depression
* Grief and loss
* Coping with change
* Referrals to community resources
* Parenting concerns
* Mind/Body issues

CSU Channel Islands also hosted a workshop entitled Nutrition for Health, Weight and Diabetes Control on Thursday, October 21st, 2010. The presentation was available for CI faculty and staff. Attendees were lectured on how good nutrition can improve health, enhance weight loss and control diabetes. Discussions were led by Dr. Derrick D’Costa, Family Practice provider with Kaiser Permanente in Oxnard.

2nd Annual Walk Across America: Thirteen teams made up of CSU Channel Islands employees (including student assistants) formed to take on the challenge of walking across America. Each participant received a pedometer from Human Resources to keep track of his/her weekly steps. Walk Across America’s purpose is to promote health and wellness.

CSUCI's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides short-term mental health services in a confidential setting to assist students in achieving their academic and personal pursuits. CAPS provides a wide range of services to assist the campus community including individual, couples, group therapy, crisis intervention, psychiatric consultation, 24/7 phone counseling, outreach, consultation, relaxation room, and other resources.

CI's Wellness Promotion and Education (WPE) program works with students to holistically improve their quality of life and build personal well-being as a capacity for academic success. One of the programs WPE offers is Wellness Peer Educators who lead the campus in building a healthier community. Peer educators facilitate events, workshops, presentations, and experience ongoing education & professional development about holistic wellness.


Does the institution prohibit smoking within all occupied buildings owned or leased by the institution?:
Yes

Does the institution restrict outdoor smoking?:
Yes

Does the institution prohibit smoking and tobacco use across the entire campus?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's smoke-free policy:
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The institution’s smoke-free policy:

Effective Aug. 23, 2017, CSUCI will be smoke and tobacco-free. The following will not be allowed:

Use of any smoke-emitting products including cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, pipes, hookahs, e-cigarettes, vapor devices, or similar products, are all prohibited on University-owned property.
Tobacco and nicotine use in any form whether smoked, heated, chewed, absorbed, dissolved, inhaled, snorted, sniffed, or ingested by any other means. FDA approved tobacco cessation products when used for this purpose are exempt.
The Smoke & Tobacco-Free Policy will apply to all University-owned, undeveloped or leased property, including the interior and exterior of buildings; parking lots; vehicles owned, leased or rented by the University or one of the University’s auxiliaries; private vehicles on University-owned, undeveloped or leased property; and the CSUCI Park off Camarillo Street.

For more specific information regarding the Smoke and Tobacco-Free Policy, please refer to CSU Executive Order 1108 https://www.csuci.edu/legal/smoke-free/documents/eo-1108.pdf


Website URL where information about the institution’s wellness programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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