Introduction to Health and Wellbeing Presented by Counselling Psychologist Monash University Counselling Service.
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Introduction to Health and Wellbeing Presented by Counselling Psychologist Monash University Counselling Service
(directorate of ) HEALTH & WELLBEING HUB Student Financial Aid & Loans Off-campus Housing Advice International Students’ Support Health Service Counselling Service Safer Community Chaplaincy Family and Childcare Service Occupational Health and Safety.
HUB 1 st floor Western extension of the Campus Centre Good place to ask for help if uncertain what you need Staffed by student advisors with knowledge of all the areas just listed Reception for the Counselling Service
HEALTH & MEDICAL SERVICE Staffed by male & female General Practitioners Bulk billing for Monash students General Medicine Health Advice Sports Medicine Travel needs Sexual Health Emergencies.
COUNSELLING SERVICE Registered psychologists or social workers Confidential and FREE for staff and student “Drop-in” for first visit/then by appointment (Monday to Friday 11am-3pm except Wednesday 12-3pm) Clinical & support groups Safer Community program/Community Care Line Psychiatric registrar for assessment WILL ALWAYS RESPOND TO A CRISIS/EMERGENCY (within business hours) Access to After Hours support.
MINDFULNESS Counselling team supports a weekly mindfulness session 1.15 – 1.45 in the Narthex of Religious Centre Resume 3 March 2010 Mindfulness for Academic Success (MAS) 6 - week program using Mindfulness technique to help students lower their stress levels and improve their grades
SAFER COMMUNITY Students and staff are encouraged to contact the Safer Community staff if they: Feel threatened or unsafe Have concerns about a person’s behaviour Are worried about a person harming themselves or someone else Wish to clarify issues of responsibility, confidentiality or duty of care Safer Community telephone: 9905 1599 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org@adm.monash.edu.au
CHAPLAINCY The Religious Centre offers a place of worship for a wide variety of faiths Chaplains are available for pastoral counselling, mentoring and discussion Students run a variety of groups.
FAMILY AND CHILD - CARE SERVICE Services for all campuses coordinated from Clayton Available to students and staff Information on childcare options on and off-campus Vacation Care Programme.
OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING Tenancy information and advice Home-stay and boarding information Available at Clayton: Monday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. HWD HUB – Kathryn Tuesday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bldg 47 – Kristine Other times – enquiries at the HUB (blg 10, 1 st floor, Campus Centre)
STUDENT FINANCIAL AID Student Loans including emergency funds) Information Applications Centrelink benefits Information Applications Budgeting Advice.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ SUPPORT Provide assistance at orientation Ongoing support for International students Mentoring programs Advice on visa issues Language exchange Family support Farewell programs.
ASKING FOR HELP It is NOT a sign of weakness to ask for help when it is needed – it is considered appropriate behaviour SO - DO NOT let things get too bad before you talk to someone about what you are thinking and feeling. Even if it is not directly study-related, we know that what affects you personally, affects you academically. Do not feel guilty or ashamed to talk to a counsellor or academic advisor.
If you want to talk to someone: If you want to talk to someone: Uni Counselling Service is a good place to start. Most campuses have daily ‘drop-in’ sessions and will always respond to a crisis. CLAYTON9905 3156 CAULFIELD9903 2500 After Hours Counselling (all campuses) 1300 361 008 OR Monash Research Grad. School 9905 3009 Monash Postgraduate Association 9905 3197