CWU_Mental_Health_Services_

Group Therapy

Referral Sources

The group therapy program continues to be strong at the Clinic. In addition to the 5 sec- tions of Pathways that happen on a reoccurring basis through- out the quarter, there were 3 ongoing therapy groups offered. Groups covered topics ranging from anxiety, depression, and understanding self and others. In addition, 4 three-session workshops were offered at the end of the quarter to meet the needs of students presenting

after therapy groups were al- ready underway. Outside of the Clinic, the Counseling Team partnered with Wellness to of- fer Mindful Mondays and with the Veteran’s Center and Vet Club to offer once a quarter support groups for veterans. In all, there were 413 complet- ed group appointments provid- ed to 111 students.

72.6% Self-Referred

21.4% Friends 14.9% Parents

12.5% Faculty/Staff 5.4% Medical Clinic 4.8% Residence Life Staff 1.8% Community Men- tal Health Center

8.3% Other

Serving a Diverse Student Population

Academic Standing/Age

Students who are new to the clinic or have not been seen in at least 6 months complete intake forms, providing demographic infor- mation on those served by the clinic. The statistics are not com- pletely accurate, as data is not obtained on continuing clients. Of the clients seen winter quarter with completed demographic forms, 39.8% of students seen by the clinic report an ethnic identification as other than white, non-Hispanic. The most recent data from the university suggests that 32.7% of the general university population also identifies as other than white, non-Hispanic. Of the people of color served by the Counseling Clinic, the largest groups are LatinX (15.5%), bi– or multi-racial (11.3%), Asian/Pacific Islander (3%), and African-American (7.1%). Native American (1.8%), and Inter- national Students (.6%) make up the remaining clients who report- ed an ethnic identification. Woman comprise 58.9% of clients seen, men 35.7%, and Transgender/Gender Nonconforming students 4.2% of the stu- dents seen this quarter. 75.4% of clients report identifying as het- erosexual, 10.2% as bisexual, 1.2% as pansexual, 5.4% as gay/ lesbian, 2.4% as asexual, and 1.8% as “other”. 14.4% of students seeking services reported having a disability of some sort. .6% of clients report that they are military veterans or have served in the military. 36.6% of clients characterize religious/spiritual matters as moderately to very important in their lives. The Counseling Clinic Staff engage in ongoing training to ensure the ability to competently serve the diverse students we see.

33.9% First Year

20.2% Sophomore

20.8% Junior

18.5% Senior

2.4% Post-Bac

3.6% Graduate Student

33.3% Transfer

0% <18

14.9% 18 years old

25.6% 19 years old

13.1% 20 years old

10.1% 21 years old

33.5% >21

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