NSU HPD Catalog 2020-2021

NSU Health Professions Division 19 Center for Student Counseling andWell-Being The NSU Center for Student Counseling andWell-Being (CSCW) offers student counseling services to the student body of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) to help students maximize their best self academically, personally, and professionally. NSU’s clinical partner is Henderson Behavioral Health, a leader in behavioral health care that provides comprehensive, recovery-focused services and is accredited at the highest level for student counseling services by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Services provided at the CSCW range from stress management and coping strategies to psychiatric assessment and crisis intervention. The center provides the student with an assessment, counseling, consultation, psychiatric services, wellness and recovery education, and, when needed, case management services and linkage or referral. In addition, the Center for Student Counseling and Well-Being provides various outreach programs and support groups on such topics as stress management, transitions to college and grad school, and coping with oneself and others. Individual, couples, family, and group counseling that utilizes a brief therapy model is provided in a welcoming office environment. The option for telehealth services is also an available when appropriate. Services are scheduled based upon the identified needs and service options chosen by the student. The counselor’s goal is to build upon the student’s current skill sets for positive behavioral change. Services are provided by licensed counselors, a licensed psychologist, and a licensed psychiatrist. Students enrolled full- or part-time are eligible for 10 counseling sessions per academic year at no cost. Psychiatric services are available and are covered by many commercial insurance plans, or for a nominal fee. Daily appointments are available for new students. Students can register at: nova.edu/studentcounseling .

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