Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.19
Liaison Laura Nessman
Submission Date May 30, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Selkirk College
PA-11: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Allison Lutz
Instructor, Geography
School of Environment and Geomatics
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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):

Coaching for Success: Coaching is a free, comfortable, informal service the college offers to help students navigate life’s many choices: school, future, time, study skills and health.

Student Counselling Services: The counsellors at Selkirk College are professionals trained to provide a variety of counselling services. Appointments and short drop-in sessions are available at all campuses. Their role is to assist students to gather information, make plans and decisions, put plans and decisions into action, generate options, cope with crisis, and understand themselves and others. Short-term personal counseling is available for students at all main campuses. When appropriate, referrals are made to community agencies and services.

Employee Counselling Services: Employee Family Assistance Program gives professional, confidential counselling services to employees and their dependant families. EFAP can provide you with counseling, advice or information. Their staff includes psychologists, social workers, addictions counselors and family and relationship specialists. Employees can also access online self-help resources.

Learning Success Centre: Students can access support for things such as Time and Stress Management and Exam Anxiety.

Employee Mental Health: Employees can take advantage of the "Best Care" guides, available on the online Staff Resource Centre, that offer help to people who struggle with worry, tension, and nervousness.

Employee Webinars: In 2015, the Wellness Committee launched a "Lunch and Learn" webinar series which was a series of six webinars that explored a diverse range of personal and professional growth topics such as "Boosting Your Positive Outlook" and "Setting and Achieving Your Goals."

The website URL where information about the institution's wellness program(s) is available:

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