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Service Features

  • Single point of entry for services, offering mental health screening, assessment, triage, comprehensive assessment service planning and holistic health and wellness services along a continuum of care form primary prevention through physical healthcare.
  • Presence in the campus community – student interns under the supervision of a licensed supervisor/academic program faculty will be present in areas where students already seek/receive support: Athletics, Housing & Residence Life and Recreation & Wellness. Other locations available as expansion is made possible.
  • Identified Students of Concern response services:
    • Secondary prevention services with a comprehensive educational program service administered through the Dean of Students Office
    • Primary and secondary prevention services in the form of psychoeducation groups for common community problems such as substance use/abuse, relational problems, anger management and the development of personal values in alignment with the University of North Florida campus culture.
    • Comprehensive holistic bio-psycho-social-spiritual assessment & comprehensive service planning
    • Short-term/solution focused counseling intervention to reduce symptoms and achieve goals
    • Identification and ‘warm handoff’ to treatment providers on campus and in the local community
    • Wrap around care utilizing multidisciplinary resources – developmental, wellness focused, creative, supervised by clinical faculty
    • Extended continuum of care support and collaboration with the UNF Counseling Center
    • Identification and response to disordered eating behaviors with Nutrition Education
    • Incorporation of holistic health concepts including the promotion of nutrition and exercise for physical, emotional, behavioral and psychological wellness
    • Integration of spirituality, creativity, animals and nature into experiential programing connecting students to creative and natural elements available to them for companionship, connection, community and resiliency development
     
  • Program faculty lead directed and supervised to capitalize upon the expertise of licensed clinical and research faculty members providing expert professional training to UNF students serving other UNF students and the campus community at large.
  • Implementation science methodology providing an implementation team to address organizational culture changes needed for systemic change and an independent program evaluation team producing and outcome report examining student and program impact post implementation.
  • Anticipated scholarly dissemination of findings locally, nationally and internationally bringing recognition to the University of North Florida.
  • Furthering evidence-based practice in interprofessional collaboration and integrative holistic healthcare when combined with traditional allopathic medicine principles.