CWC expands medical services

CWC expands medical services

At the start of this semester the Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) expanded the medical services provided for students as the result of a partnership with University of South Florida (USF) Health. This extensive healthcare group services students at various...
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Pumpkin Patch Party persuades students that seasons exist

Pumpkin Patch Party persuades students that seasons exist

Pumpkins, hay bales and – most importantly – caramel apples, were just some of the goodies provided at the second annual Pumpkin Patch Party. Hosted by the Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC), this event brought fall splendor to many students...
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CWC survey need for gender diversity training

CWC survey need for gender diversity training

The Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) is an important resource for many students on campus, providing many undeniably vital services, but the CWC can be underwhelming to some students and downright useless or uncomfortable to others. It will not come...
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First annual Pumpkin Patch Party at CWC

Caramel-covered apples and candy dishes greeted students upon entrance to the first annual Pumpkin Patch Party, an event hosted by the Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC). Students walked down a winding path, passing two tables of children from the campus...
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CWC normalizes mental illness and identity struggles with three group therapy sessions

The Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) will offer three group-counseling sessions this semester: Understanding Self and Others, Effectiveness for Everyday Living (EFEDL), and Voices in Process (VIP). Each group is geared towards a different facet of mental a...
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Nurse Practitioner Erin Comerford joins the CWC staff

In August, the Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) welcomed new nurse practitioner Erin Comerford. Comerford became a registered nurse in 1990 and later returned to school for her Master’s degree, becoming a nurse practitioner in 2000. “I mostly work with...
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Reserve fund request approved for CWC

  Last spring, New College of Florida’s Board of Trustees (BOT) voted to increase the health services fee by $1.46 per credit hour, which would in turn amount to roughly $40,000 per year for the Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC)....
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Fun and Fitness Expo lives up to its name

Fun and Fitness Expo lives up to its name

February 18, 2015 / Volume XXXVII / Issue I   The Fun and Fitness Expo is an opportunity for New College to engage and build partnerships with the wider community, while also highlighting the services provided by the Counseling and...
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CWC offers lesser known services

Last year, 40 percent of students had an appointment at the Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC), a number that is quite impressive compared to other campuses. “The stigma of coming in and talking to somebody, for most students, I think...
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