Extending Your Counseling Center's Resources: Adding an Online Q&A Page

Van Brunt, Brian
February 2008
Student Affairs Leader;2/15/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p1
The article discusses the advantages of developing an online question and answer page to address the concerns of college students who are having difficulty engaging in face to face conversations with their counselors. The concept allows students to post a health-or mental health-related question and the member of the clinical team responds within a stated time frame. Eight ways to ensure the success of the Web-based forum are outlined.


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