The Counseling Center embraces a public health approach to develop and implement outreach activities that are community centered and reflect cultural humility. We aim for cura personalis, or care of the whole person, with the collective experience of our campus and local community in mind. We value our relationships with students, campus partners, and community organizations.
As we strive to continue centering the needs of individuals and our community more broadly, we hope to grow our alliances and outreach to increase coordination of care and connection on our campus. We are grateful for the partnerships we have fostered thus far; check out some examples our partnership highlights below:
||Staff mentor participation in Sister-to-Sister, Man-to-Man, Hora de Café con Leche, and Academic and Career Enrichment Workshops.
Co-facilitation of affinity support spaces such as Prism, a supportive space for connection among LGBTQIA+ people of color, and Empower, a support group for students of color.
||Consultation on the growth of interfaith resources at the University.
|Center for Community, Service, & Justice
||Collaboration and information sharing about justice initiatives, training, and opportunities for partnership with our neighboring communities.
|The Collective and OUT Loyola
||Collaboration with partners on addressing discrimination experienced by LGBTQ+ community members.
Contributions to the development of the Ignatian Q conference and the Pride Resource Room.
|Disability Support Services
||Co-facilitation and collaboration on resources and education to address ableism on our campus. Facilitation of Excel, a support space for students who have a disability or face learning challenges.
|International Student Services
Collaboration on training and resource sharing for international students and undocumented students through initiatives such as UNIDAS (United Network for Immigrants, Dreamers, and Advocates)
|Mental Health Task Force
Campus wide partnership of faculty, students, and student development offices that aims to address the mental health needs of the campus community while centering the experiences of marginalized groups.
|Student Athlete Support Services
||Partnership to co-facilitate conversations on experiences of discrimination and the mental health concerns student athletes. Mentorship of student groups addressing the mental health needs of student athletes
|Student Health and Education Services
|| Participation in training and consultation about public health messaging and resources.
|The Women’s Center
|| Consultation and support resource for Take Back the Night and Sexual Assault Awareness month.
Let us know what other ways we might continue to strive to be accountable members of the Loyola community; please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.