Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 56.19
Liaison Lissette Hernandez
Submission Date May 13, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Florida International University
PA-11: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Alexandra Dutton
Program Manager
Office of University Sustainability
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Does the institution make counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all members of the following groups?:
Yes or No
Students Yes
Staff Yes
Faculty Yes

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

The employees can utilize the Office of Employee Assistance (OEA) and the students can utilize the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).

Office of Employee Assistance is the faculty/staff employee assistance program of Florida International University providing confidential professional assistance to help employees and their families resolve personal problems that affect their personal lives or job performance. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of FIU faculty and staff; improve personal effectiveness; and to create a healthier campus community by providing mental health assessment, brief interventions and/or referrals, small group facilitation, crisis response, and customized educational and training programs. The Department of Benefits Administration houses our Wellness Program Initiative which is a collaborative partnership of campus resources with the goal of helping the campus community along the path to a vibrant, healthy and balanced lifestyle. This will be attained through: integrated wellness programs, resources that promote the importance of maintaining an optimal quality of life and fostering a culture of health and wellness.

The Counseling and Psychological Services offers programs and services with licensed psychologists, clinical social workers, and trainees with expertise dealing with student concerns and development. Students who are currently registered at Florida International University are eligible to utilize these services and participate in the programs.

The website URL where information about the institution's wellness program(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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