Counseling and Wellness Center

Program mission statement

The Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) promotes and enhances the health and development of Saint Martin’s University students through professional mental health services, education and training. The counseling staff integrates faith, reason and service to empower students to develop self-awareness, knowledge and the skills necessary to make healthy choices and build relationships in a multicultural world. The Counseling and Wellness Center provides consultative services and training for staff and faculty that fosters an environment supportive of student development and wellness

Program goals, objectives and outcomes

Students will develop intrapersonal and interpersonal competence.

  • Students will gain a deeper understanding of themselves.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate effective communication skills that promote healthy relationships with others.

Students will gain knowledge and skills in making healthy and safe life choices.

  • Students will become more aware of sexual assault issues and transform information into decision-making that supports personal safety and social responsibility.
  • Students will learn and use behaviors that reduce risk in their decision making about substance use.

The campus community will become aware of mental health issues impacting student success and gain skills in responding and referring.

  • Students will be able to articulate their awareness of college mental health issue including substance abuse prevention, sexual assault awareness and prevention, suicide prevention and will recognize when and how to refer students to the Counseling and Wellness Center.
  • Faculty, staff, and parents will demonstrate their understanding of the role of the Counseling and Wellness Center and articulate the process of support and referral.