Temporary Building 16 (two-story house by Student Housing)
The House is a professionally supervised peer counseling program of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), a department of Student Health and Counseling Services. Students receive confidential support, information and referrals regarding personal or social problems. Well-trained student volunteers assist fellow students through individual peer counseling and a wide variety of workshops held in an informal setting. Stress reduction and wellness resources include a meditation room, a video and listening room with relaxation and educational compact discs and an automatic massage chair. No appointment is necessary and services are offered on a drop-in or telephone basis Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (PST) during fall, winter and spring quarters. The House is closed during the summer quarter.
Volunteers for peer counselor positions at the House are selected during winter quarter. Students are trained in basic counseling skills and can receive units for training. Transcript notation is also available for quarters working as a peer counselor volunteer.
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Updated: January 29, 2013 3:25 PM