August 15, 2019
Five Things Student Affairs Professionals Can Do to Better Support Foster Care Alumni
The Health, Safety, and Well-being Initiatives of NASPA support and develop SA pros working towards cultivating wellness in our institutional communities. Encompassing the areas of substance abuse prevention, violence prevention, sexual violence prevention, mental health, and wellness and health promotion leadership, NASPA’s work in the health, safety and well-being area serves the advancement of knowledge and evolution of practice for higher ed professionals focused on all aspects of student health.
Research confirms that a student’s physical and mental health, as well as the safety of their environment, greatly impact outcomes for all students, particularly those who are a part of the growing demographic seeking to begin or continue treatment related to wellness at our institutions.
Student affairs professionals are the driving force behind the essential systems supporting student wellness at most institutions, and NASPA is here to support ensuring our practices are ahead of emerging trends and reflective of current research. No matter your function within health, safety, and well-being work, we having initiatives, resources, and opportunities to support you.