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Mission and Goals


Hazen Health and Counseling Center provides quality clinical and educational services that enhance student physical, mental, emotional, and social health. Our collaborative and holistic approach to student health and development supports academic and co-curricular success, the development of healthy lifestyles, and a healthy campus community.

Providing quality outpatient medical services and enhancing the health and development of The College at Brockport students is the primary focus of the Student Health Center. Inherent in this is our desire to enable a diverse student population to pursue the primary goal of acquiring an education with minimal lost time or distraction due to physical or emotional issues.

Health Promotion and Prevention Services provides The College at Brockport with services, programs, and interventions that address the biological, psychological, and social factors that impact the health of individuals, students groups, and the campus community. Evidence and theory based practices are used to assist students in developing and maintaining healthy behaviors, skills, and attitudes that enhance personal development, academic success, and campus/community well-being.

The Counseling Center provides services and programs, which enhance the quality of life for all members of The College at Brockport community. The Counseling Center promotes the personal development and psychological well-being of all students and fosters a College environment, which is conducive to growth. The Counseling Center’s professional services contribute to the comprehensive educational experiences of students by facilitating their intellectual, personal, and interpersonal development.

Unit Overview

Health and Counseling provides accessible, comprehensive, and culturally sensitive primary medical care, counseling services, prevention programming, and student health insurance coverage to student at The College at Brockport. Through collaborative effort including liaison programs with Residential Life and Learning Communities, a comprehensive high-risk drinking prevention program, and student leader trainings, Student Health Services contributes to the development and maintenance of a healthy campus community.

Additionally, Health and Counseling has been recognized at the local, state, and national levels for providing high quality and evidence based programs and services. Several Student Health Services staff members are active in local and national organizations, many holding leadership positions.

2010-2011 Goals

Co-Curricular Programming & Supportive Services

  • Research and begin process of implementing 3rd Party Billing.
  • Complete the site review for AAAHC accreditation.
  • Electronic Medical Record Implementation
  • Establish pharmacy deliver service for students.
  • Develop & Implement a Bystander Intervention Program focused on alcohol poisoning identification and response and sexual violence prevention.
  • Provide administrative and programmatic supervision to The College at Brockport’s Women’s Center.
  • Reenergize Student Health Advisory Committee.
  • Explore strategies to sustain Late Night with Ellsworth programming.
  • Fill open counselor position; integrate new staff members (1-3 years) into campus culture.
  • Establish a peer-to-peer counseling program.
  • Assess the Student Health Advocate position in relationship to leadership development and outcomes.

Learning Environment & Quality of Place

  • Hazen Hall Roof Renovation

2011-2012 Strategic Goals

Learning Environment & Quality of Place

  • Improve working space for student and graduate assistant staff in Health Promotion and Prevention Services and student interns in the Counseling Center.

Co-Curricular Programming & Supportive Services

  • Develop a Healthy Campus Assessment aligned with departmental goals, learning outcomes, and divisional and college-wide health initiatives.
  • Finalize and implement the third party billing process
  • Student Health Center, Counseling Center, and Health Promotion and Prevention Services will become more integrated.
  • Reevaluate the Quality Improvement Program as a whole; make it reportable to the Administrative Body on a monthly basis.
  • Address professional education options in a more strategic fashion.
  • Continue to develop the culture of groups for various student concerns (stress management, skills development, co-dependency and ACOA group.
  • Customize intake process to more effectively use appointment time. Use of a targeted intake to appropriately address the scope of their concerns.
  • Implement short term therapy model with “session limits” (clinically determined; not set in stone)
  • Integrate new Counseling staff member and role within the staff and campus. Determine how best to use the strengths and talents of each staff member given the additional resources.

Last Updated 5/21/12


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