|Submission Date||March 1, 2019|
Western Washington University
PA-13: Wellness Program
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Campus Recreation Services
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 :
The Counseling Center provides students with a variety of resources designed to assist with academic progress and personal development. Counseling services include individual counseling, group counseling, and mental health services.
The Student Health Center provides as broad a range of care as one would find in a family practice physician's office. A team of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, medical assistants, and health counselors staff the Health Center.
Prevention and Wellness Services (PWS) offers Western students opportunities to get involved in improving their own health and the health of their community. PWS provides assistance to students who may face specific challenges to their well-being such as alcohol and drug concerns or sexual assault, and PWS offers numerous professional and peer-led programs that can help you achieve high-level wellness.
Western Washington University offers a confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and a Faculty & Staff Wellness Program (FSWP) for all employees.
The EAP offers free counseling and other programs through the Washington State Department of Personnel, and has been a part of Washington state-wide policy effective since April 1st, 2009.
The FSWP offers free fitness assessments and free one-on-one wellness consultations. The FSWP also offers a comprehensive lunchtime wellness program that has many different class options to get people moving during lunchtime. Classes range from bootcamp classes, to yoga, to meditation and everything in-between. Classes are low-cost to employees. The FSWP average cost of a 2 day per week class is roughly $50 per quarter, and the program enrolls hundreds of employees each quarter. In addition, Wade King Recreation Center memberships are subsidized by Western,
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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