University and College Counselling includes sector-specific articles, research, divisional updates and news, all aimed at supporting and disseminating best practice. It keeps readers up to date and informed on developments within the sector and enhances networking.
University and College Counselling is published in March, May, September and November.
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Can students pet their stress away?
Open article: Patricia Pendry and Jaymie Vandagriff write about their research into the impact of contact with animals on student mental health. University and College Counselling, March 2020
Student death and the university response
Open article: When a student dies, how can we respond with clarity, compassion and consistency? Deirdre Flynn outlines the importance of a university death response plan. University and College Counselling, November 2019
Supporting transgender college students on university and college campuses
Open article: With growing numbers of students identifying as trans, how well are we equipped to support them. Marty Swanbrow Becker highlights issues to address. University and College Counselling, September 2019