This fact sheet outlines why and how to begin a needs assessment process at a community college.
Health & Wellness ResourcesThese health and wellness resources are an extensive, curated collection of tools and resources. The library includes external resources as well as resources that were developed under CCC Health & Wellness or submitted by the colleges. Search by keyword, topic, and/or audience.
Cultural competency, cultural responsiveness and cultural humility have become imperatives in teaching and service practices with Asian American and Pacific Islander students. The presenter provides clinical information and research, in addition to personal stories garnered from AAPI students. The presentation … read more
Balancing Safety and Support on Campus: A Guide to Campus Behavioral Intervention Teams – The Jed Foundation
The Higher Education Mental Health Alliance (HEMHA) produced a “Balancing Safety and Support on Campus” guide for campus behavior teams. This webinar will provide an overview of this guide. The session will review the background of campus teams and their … read more
This session is a question and answer format to allow participants to ask any questions they may have on behavioral intervention teams.
Building Collaborative Relationships: Community Colleges, County Mental Health Departments, and Local Mental Health Providers
The Collaboration Toolkit is for county behavioral health and mental health departments and community colleges to develop sustainable partnerships, and also allow both organizations to better understand their respective systems, processes, and help both find ways to identify partners from … read more
There is substantial evidence that shows that good mental health is a key variable in predicting academic success. Yet budgets on many CCC campuses have tightened, and there are few additional resources for mental health. One strategy is to screen … read more
This resource was developed based on the Fall 2017 California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) Basic Needs Survey. This spreadsheet includes survey respondents’ links to pages on their campus website where students can access food, housing, and essentials such as … read more
There is a wide spectrum of mental health conditions that impact students, ranging from mild depression, stress, and anxiety, to clinically diagnosed mental illness, including bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
The Chancellor’s Office, in partnership with the Foundation are working with the Crisis Text Line, a national organization that facilitates text-based mental health support. The goal of the collaboration is to implement a Crisis Text Line service specifically targeting California … read more
This factsheet is designed for administrators, staff, disabled student service providers, faculty, and other CCC stakeholders who want to understand how to better meet the needs of students with mental health disabilities.
This primer is designed to guide Homeless Youth Liaisons in their work. It also provides a starting point for faculty and staff to support students in California’s community colleges who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Information includes … read more
This webinar provides an overview and orientation to the 12-hour basic curriculum, 9-hour supplemental curriculum, and ongoing peer to peer support group materials that comprise the curriculum, including youth workbooks, a youth resource guide, a trainer manual, and a peer … read more
Highlights from the Field: Developing a Psychological Services Intern Program at Your Community College
One promising solution for campuses that face internal or external challenges to meeting student mental health needs is a mental health intern program. Mental health intern programs are a viable and cost-effective strategy, and are increasingly used by community colleges.
An overview of how HIPAA and FERPA differ and interrelate, with an emphasis on enforcement and key risk areas for community colleges.
In partnership with the University of California, Office of the President (UCOP), and Riverside Community College District, CCC SMHP has tailored five PSAs to focus on the mental health needs of CCC students. This PSA is intended to help faculty … read more
Colleges share information about various depression screening strategies and tools you can use to identify students in need of mental health support and referrals. Participants will hear how San Diego City College uses multiple methods to recognize the symptoms of … read more
Colleges will share their efforts to develop creative solutions to meet the needs of mental health awareness and services available to students. Participants will hear about these model programs, services, strategies, and tools that they could replicate at their college. … read more
Local Educational Agency (LEA) Medi-Cal Billing Option Program allows colleges to use Medi-Cal funding to cover the costs of physical and behavioral healthcare for students. Colleges that are registered as LEA Medi-Cal providers may submit reimbursement claims to the California … read more
Making the Case: County Mental Health, Community Providers, and Santa Monica College Student Mental Health Program
Santa Monica College shared the success of the CCC SMHP Regional Strategizing Forum outcomes and other mental health referral related activities.
Many California Community Colleges (CCC) have been able to build additional capacity to provide mental health services to students by entering into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with local agencies. The CCC Chancellor’s Office designed this guide to help CCC … read more