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Tag: Counseling and Psychological Services
The CSSA discussed acknowledging Indigenous land, prioritizing mental health support and reforming campus police during its meeting Saturday morning.
Even with additional stress related to the 2020 presidential election, only a handful of Long Beach State students sought out psychological support from CAPS to help cope.
With the coronavirus pandemic forcing millions of Americans to stay home and isolate themselves, experts have agreed that isolation can have a negative impact on mental health.
The Counseling and Psychology Services director sits down to recap the program’s progress and plans for the future.
Light the Night with Hope, hosted by CAPS and Project OCEAN, was held on Nov. 20 at the Friendship Walk. It brought the CSULB community together for an evening of hope, inspiration and remembrance for those who have died by suicide.
This semester, Counseling and Psychological Services counselors have seen more students than any semester before. CAPS is looking to increase staff for next semester.
The event allowed students to express themselves and “unlearn queer shame.”
Bong Joo Hwang, director of Counseling and Psychological Services, at Long Beach State knows that students are in need of services. He also knows that not enough resources are provided for every single student, but is working on changing that. Hwang is teaming up with his staff to make improvements[Read More…]
An increase of people setting appointments for Counseling and Psychological Services at Cal State Long Beach are requiring students, staff and faculty to wait up to three weeks for scheduled appointments. Support for CAPS is expected to arrive in the form of revenue from the fee increase made by Student[Read More…]