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Tamu Services

  1. 1. Referring Clients to TAMU services<br />Information for Consultants<br />
  2. 2. The UWC mission statement includes the<br />goal “to provide faculty and students of Texas<br />A&M University with the opportunity to<br />enhance written communications skills<br />through the use of both face-to-face and<br />online consulting sessions, and other <br />resources.”<br />
  3. 3. Tell somebody<br />If you observe any behavior that is concerning, report it: http://tellsomebody.tamu.edu or tell a UWC administrator.<br />Erratic or unusual behavior<br />Veiled threats or disturbing speech<br />Inappropriate anger <br />ANYTHING that seems wrong<br />
  4. 4. Psychological Emergency<br />A psychological emergency is when someone is a threat to himself/ herself or others. <br />Any threatening statements should be taken seriously!<br />http://scs.tamu.edu/emergency/<br />
  5. 5. Business Hours Emergencies <br />For psychological emergencies, Mon–Fri, 8 am - 5 pm<br />Emergency walk-in service. No appointment is needed. Call 979-845-4427 and let SCS know–ask the client if he/she wants to talk to a counselor.<br />If you feel comfortable, ask the client if you can walk him/her over toRoom B103 of Cain Hall, and tell the receptionist you need to see the Emergency/Crisis Counselor. <br />
  6. 6. After Hours Emergencies <br />For psychological emergencies after business hours (4 pm - 8 am weekdays & 24 hours a day weekends):<br />Call the HelpLineat 979-845-2700.<br />
  7. 7. Alcohol & Drug Problems<br />Free and confidential assessments<br />Counseling <br />Referrals to campus resources and community treatment agencies<br />http://studentlife.tamu.edu/adep/<br />
  8. 8. Sexual Violence<br />Anyone can be a victim of sexual violence, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status. Take seriously any clients who confide in you, regardless of their identity. <br />You can help by: <br />Listening<br />Lending emotional support<br />Providing vital information<br />
  9. 9. Sexual Violence Resources<br />Advocacy and support services call: Gender Issues Education Services979-845-1107<br />Counseling 979-845-4427; or HELPLINE (off-hours) 979-845-2700<br />Medical exam/rape kit from Brazos County Rape Crisis Center 979-731-1000<br />Emergency Contraception Hotline 1-800-584-9911<br />Police : 9-911 on campus or 911 off campus<br />
  10. 10. Counseling Options<br />Students currently enrolled at Texas A&M University who have paid the Student Service Fee are eligible for an initial consultation. <br />The SCS provides individual, group, and couples counseling for personal concerns that are common among undergraduate and graduate students. <br />http://scs.tamu.edu/counseling/<br />
  11. 11. Academic Counseling <br />Staff academic counselors lead individual or group sessions. Typically addressed concerns are:<br />goal setting, motivation <br />test anxiety, study systems<br />procrastination, time management <br />effective reading, note-taking<br />academic probation<br />http://scs.tamu.edu/academic/LSC.asp#ace<br />
  12. 12. PASS<br />Programs for Academic Success Skills (PASS)<br />Help with studying <br />Knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed for academic success<br />Screening for learning disabilities<br />Certificate program available<br />http://scs.tamu.edu/academic/LSC.asp#ace<br />
  13. 13. Career Counseling<br />Workshops and Seminars<br />Choosing a Major<br />Do What You Are<br />Career Quest<br />Self-Help Resources<br />500+ books, information sheets, video and audio tapes<br />Career Testing<br />Interest testing<br />Identify interests, work values, personality characteristics, and abilities<br />http://scs.tamu.edu/academic/CCTC.asp#selfhelp<br />
  14. 14. Student Learning Center<br />Free tutoring in most subjects (except writing and oral presentations, of course); Tutor Zones can be found in the MSC Flag Room and Studio 12 of the Commons during fall and spring semesters<br />Supplemental instruction for specific classes<br />Courses in study skills, time management, career preparation<br />Teams with UWC to host the annual Peer Educator Conference<br />http://slc.tamu.edu/<br />
  15. 15. Library Services<br />Everything you need, from finding a book or a movie to consulting with a librarian<br />Tutorials for academic integrity<br /> Laptops, Kindles, tours, and more<br />http://library.tamu.edu/services/ or http://library.tamu.edu/<br />
  16. 16. Thesis Office<br />Review of theses and dissertations to ensure they meet TAMU formatting standards<br />Located in Evans Library<br />Advice, templates, and handouts to help students through the process of publishing a thesis or dissertation<br />Thesis Manual available online.<br />http://thesis.tamu.edu/<br />
  17. 17. Student Mediation Services<br />Assistance through mediation by facilitating communication between parties to promote reconciliation, settlement, or understanding of one another<br />Example: Roommate dispute<br />http://studentlife.tamu.edu/scrs/StudentConductServices/MediationServices.html<br />
  18. 18. Student Legal Services<br />Advice for students concerning legal problems and help finding legal representation. <br />Information about legal rights and responsibilities. <br />http://studentlife.tamu.edu/scrs/StudentLegalServices/StudentLegalServicesHomepage.html<br />
  19. 19. Student Conduct Services<br />Assistance for students in conduct hearings or appeals and other disciplinary matters<br />http://studentlife.tamu.edu/scrs/StudentConductServices/StudentConductServicesHomePage.html<br />
  20. 20. Aggie Honor System Office<br />Enforcement of the Aggie Honor System<br />Aggie Honor Council<br />Resources for students to encourage academic integrity (including a link to the UWC!)<br />http://aggiehonor.tamu.edu/<br />
  21. 21. Disabilities Services<br />Access to all university programs and activities for students with disabilities<br />Letters to explain any accommodations disabled students’ need for equal access<br />Information on helping students with disabilities reach their full potential<br />http://disability.tamu.edu/<br />
  22. 22. International Student Services<br />Basic information and help for all TAMU international students, including visas, work documents, living arrangements, taxes, immigration, and other needs<br />Links to useful language resources such as the UWC<br />http://international.tamu.edu/iss/default.asp<br />
  23. 23. Career Center <br />Employer Research<br />On-Campus Interviews & Job Postings<br />Cooperative Education & Internships<br />Special Programs<br />Calendar of Events<br />Orientations & Workshops<br />Web Resources<br />Career Fairs<br />http://careercenter.tamu.edu/<br />
  24. 24. Office of Professional and Graduate School Advising<br />Information and support services for entry into:<br />Medical school<br />Dental school<br />Law school<br />Allied health careers<br />Graduate school programs <br />http://honors.tamu.edu/opsa/default.aspx<br />
  25. 25. Financial Resources<br />Student Employment Office<br />http://jobsforaggies.tamu.edu/<br />Financial Aid<br />http://financialaid.tamu.edu/<br />Student Business Services<br />http://sfs.tamu.edu/<br />
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