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Anticipated Benefits

  • Improved student perception of campus community support network and personal experience in receiving help 
  • Decreased urgent/emergency need for counseling intervention from departments where PERCH Student-Counselors are embedded 
  • Improved retention of students experiencing mental health and/or adjustment issues after coming to college 
  • Support UNF’s efforts to improve student retention and success for all students regardless of their challenges 
  • Expand the “safety-net” to identify and adequately respond to students of concern who could pose a risk to self or others in the campus community 
  • Reduce wait times and overload factors placing undo stress on the Counseling Center 
  • Improve the response continuum of the Dean of Students/Student Conduct Office fulfilling their needs for a full continuum of care