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  CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE:   All student enrollment and support services are available online only (connect with SCC here). Most Spring 2021 Semester classes are being held online, and students should contact their instructors for additional information.

Counseling Services

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How can we help? 

The Counseling Services faculty are available to help students who wish to improve the quality of their academic and personal lives. We provide the following services:

Direct Care

  • Brief, solution-focused support
  • Focus on holistic wellbeing
  • Non-cognitive skills development**
  • Present and future decision-making
  • Mentoring, coaching, guidance
  • Goal setting and time management
  • Career counseling
  • Academic counseling
  • Crisis management

**Non-cognitive skills are related to motivation, integrity, and interpersonal interaction. Examples include: emotional intelligence, self-efficacy, mindset, resiliency, and verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

Basic Needs Support

We can connect you to resources for:

  • Food insecurity/Hunger
  • Homelessness/Housing insecurity
  • Emergency grants
  • Department of Economic Security (DES)

Counseling Classes and Workshops

We offer a variety of Counseling and Personal Development (CPD) classes – many of which transfer as university electives. In addition, our faculty present on a wide range of personal growth workshops throughout the semester. If you have an idea for a workshop, let us know!

Community Referrals

Counseling faculty do not practice as behavioral health clinicians; therefore, you may be referred to one of the following community resources:

  • Psychotherapy
  • Long-term therapy
  • Clinical mental health care
  • Diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Resolution of significant past traumas
  • Specialized care (PTSD, addiction, family therapy, etc.)
  • Medication
  • Ongoing crisis and trauma care