Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.17
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
PA-11: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Kathy Young
Human Resources Assistant
Human Resources
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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):

Student Health and Counseling Services' programs are aimed at students but they are open to faculty and staff as well. The "Employee Assistance Program" (EAP) is a counseling and referral service for employees and their families. A brochure is included in the new employee packet. EAP provides information and referral- counseling staff meet with employees once and provide recommendations for services in the community based on their insurance.

Free Wellness Events & Programs For Students, Faculty, and Staff

-Pet Therapy -Relieve stress with the therapy dogs the first Friday of every month
-WellCheck -Assess your individual wellness by visiting interactive booths devoted to relationships, career, environment, involvement, stress management, fitness, nutrition, and much more. Free online wellness program, join as an individual or team.
Games, prizes, food, and massages

Free Weekly Wellness Events For Students, Faculty, and Staff

Advanced Tai Chi
Mixed Level Yoga
Flow Yoga
Yoga Nidra
Lunchtime Yoga
Beginner Tai Chi

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

Additional responsible party: Jennifer Elsesser, Student Health and Counseling Services.

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