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.
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.
Are you delivering trainings using your college’s Mental Health Support Allocation funds? The Chancellor’s Office developed a set of optional tools that you can use to gather participant feedback. You can adopt, adapt, or customize these tools for your use: … read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused huge changes and challenges in all our lives. California Community College campuses are closed. Your classes might be canceled or moving online, and you may have plans for completing your course of study or transferring … read more
Each of the CCCs has at least one FYSI Liaison to support students transitioning from foster care. This CCCCO webpage provides a listing of all FYSI Liaisons.
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.
Survey participants gave the names and contact information of their campus Homeless Youth Liaison(s), whose role is to help students experiencing homelessness access financial aid and other resources.
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
Many CCC campuses are engaging in innovative and collaborative efforts to support students experiencing food or housing insecurity. This infographic provides a brief overview of basic needs challenges that CCC students face. It also lists a wide array of strategies … 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
Active Minds, Inc. is a one-of-a-kind national non-profit organization that empowers students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others, reduce stigma, and encourage help-seeking on college campuses.
This introductory webinar will provide information regarding NAMI programs that could be offered to students and school personnel to provide support, education and advocacy.
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.
This fact sheet explains how unmet basic needs are detrimental to students’ mental health and academic success. It describes the extent of the problem in the CCCs and provides innovative strategies that campuses can implement.
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