Current and Recent Diversity Initiatives

Campus and Community Partnerships

  • Spring 2022- Continued partnership with International Students and Scholar Studies (ISSI) to promote mental health services and accessibility to international students
  • Spring 2022- Continued partnership with Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion (CSDI), and ISSI to offer our Campus Care program at their locations
  • Fall 2021-Spring 2021- Diversity Interest Group participant in psychology department
  • Spring 2021- Partnership with the Women*s Center to offer body image discussions for students with any intersectional identities
  • Staff members are a part of various faculty and staff organizations, such as AAA-FSA (Asian and Asian American Faculty & Staff Association), ABFAS (Assoc. of Black Faculty and Staff), and ALFAS (Assoc. of Latino/a Faculty and Staff)

Outreach and Programming

  • Fall 2021-Spring 2022- Student Interviews related to mental health services and concerns facing students of color, female students, and/or resiliency related to racial unrest in U.S., Covid, body image, and sexual assault.
  • Spring 2021 & 2022- SCS is offering a therapy support group for students of color
  • Spring 2021- Tabling program with ISSI for Wellness day focused on self-care, self-affirmation, and empowerment

Professional Development/Advanced Training

  • Spring 2022- SCS Staff attends SafeZone 101 training
  • Fall 2021- Staff attended a program about "Healing from Racism through the Power of Collaborative Systemic Change"
  • Fall 2021- Staff Attendance at program, "That's About White Integrating Anti-racism within Mental Health Treatment"
  • Fall 2021- Numerous staff attended an online Healthy Masculinity Training 
  • 2021-2022 Various psychology intern trainings on Multicultural Identities, Direct Diversity Conversations, Microaggressions, Working with Latino/a Clients, Minority Myth Busting
  • Summer 2021- Staff attended conference titled "Creating Community Wellness: Equity and Inclusion in Student Mental Health" 
  • March 2021- Staff attended a webinar entitled “Affirmative Therapy with Trans and Nonbinary clients” 
  • February 2021- Staff attended a webinar entitled “Activism Today” with Odelle Bizell