The Mental Health Focus Area supports ongoing efforts to address the mental health issues that students face. As the stigma surrounding mental health continues to dwindle, student affairs practitioners will continually be facing and adapting to new challenges. NASPA provides support for those individuals in the form of specialized conference experiences, Knowledge Communities, and extensive research on the subject.
Careers in Student Affairs provides a comprehensive look at being a higher education administrator. Integrating perspectives from both research and practical application, this reader-friendly book…Buy
Using the CAS Professional Standards is a practical text designed to highlight multiple ways to apply the standards and guidelines published by the Council for…Buy
Gun violence – whether rampage shootings, homicides or suicides – is a potential reality all campuses have to face. This book provides leaders in higher…Buy
This updated set of Professional Competency Areas is intended to define the broad professional knowledge, skills, and, in some cases, attitudes expected of student affairs professionals regardless of their…Buy
Helping skills are an essential component of today’s student affairs practice. On a day-to-day basis, it is student affairs professionals who often work directly with students in need of…Buy
While campus health topics such as substance use, risky sexual behaviors, depression, and violence have captured the attention of student affairs professionals, there is another health issue that has…Buy
The transition from graduate school to a full-time position in student affairs can be filled with both opportunities and challenges. In order to be successful, new professionals must understand…Buy
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Speakers stress university pocketbooks; Lukewarm embrace of free speech; The new, improved IPEDS; Free impact on N.Y. community colleges; Sociology’s “Mic Drop” Moment.
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: What does the end of Obama’s Title IX guidance mean for colleges; How campus sexual assault became so politicized; Online abroad, and beyond Title IX reach?; Consistency vs. ethnic studies; Who is blocking campus speakers now?
The impact of the loss of a student goes beyond the boundaries of the Georgia Tech campus to every student affairs professional in our community. For those both close to Scout and those who are feeling the pain of the Georgia Tech campus from across the world, our thoughts are with you as you navigate the “why” of this tragedy.
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Student voices: DACA students worry about "really tough times" ahead; California leaders pledge $30M for young immigrants; How can colleges better serve adult students; Long wait for loan forgiveness; Transfer students still lose lots of credits.