Current and Recent Diversity Initiatives

Campus and Community Partnership

  • Continued partnership with International Students and Scholar Services (ISSS) to promote mental health services and accessibility to international students
  • Continued partnership with Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion (CSDI), and ISSS to offer our Campus Care program at their locations
  • Fall 2022- SCS Campus Partner Table at CSDI 
  • Staff members are a part of various faculty and staff organizations, such as AAA-FSA (Asian and Asian American Faculty & Staff Association), ABFAS (Assoc. of Black Faculty and Staff), ALFAS (Assoc. of Latino/a Faculty and Staff) and Women of Color Leadership Group. 

Outreach and Programming

  • SCS continues to offer a therapy support group for students of color and those who identify as LGBTQIA+
  • Fall 2022- Met with New International Students to share about mental health wellbeing
  • Fall 2022- SCS staff participated and provided programming for MADE at Miami
  • Fall 2022- Attendance at Rainbow Reception to share resources
  • Spring 2022- Attendance at Lavender Graduation 
  • Spring 2022- Nationaliteas event with ISSS, and table partnership at Stress Less Day
  • SCS engage in student interviews related to mental health services and concerns facing students of color, female students, and/or resiliency related to racial unrest in U.S., Covid, body image, and sexual assault.

Professional Development/Advanced Training

  • 2022-2023 Various psychology intern trainings on Multicultural Identities, Direct Diversity Conversations, Microaggressions, Working with Latino/a Clients, Minority Myth Busting
  • Fall 2022- All SCS attended Clinically focused SafeZone training and additional follow up Professional Development debrief
  • Fall 2022- Staff attended training on affirming care and support for LGBTQI+ clients
  • Fall 2022- All SCS Staff attended training on Multicultural counseling with International Students
  • Spring 2022- All SCS Staff attended SafeZone 101 training
  • Spring 2022- All SCS Staff attended "Men & Masulinities in Counseling & Psychotherapy"
  • Spring 2022- SCS Staff members attended the White Accountability Spaces Workshop, for white clinicians to discuss racial issues and what they and their centers are doing to ensure accountability is held.
  • Fall 2021- Staff attended training on "Antiracist Adaptions to Dialectical Behavior Therapy for White Therapists"
  • Fall 2021- Staff attended a program about "Healing from Racism through the Power of Collaborative Systemic Change"
  • Fall 2021- Staff Attendance at program, "That's About White Integrating Anti-racism within Mental Health Treatment"
  • Fall 2021- Numerous staff attended an online Healthy Masculinity Training