Event Title

Counseling student-athletes: Implications for the counseling profession

Location

ED Annex 211

Start Date

7-3-2014 11:30 AM

End Date

7-3-2014 12:00 PM

Description

Using mental health services for performance-related purposes overlooks the conditions of student athletes’ lives. Student athletes must balance coursework, practice and competition, public scrutiny and demanding expectations all while navigating the challenge of becoming a psychologically healthy adult. How the athlete manages these challenges will impact their athletic performance, scholastic achievement, social well-being, and emotional health. This presentation will explore a more in-depth counseling model for counseling student-athletes at the division 1 collegiate level.

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Mar 7th, 11:30 AM Mar 7th, 12:00 PM

Counseling student-athletes: Implications for the counseling profession

ED Annex 211

Using mental health services for performance-related purposes overlooks the conditions of student athletes’ lives. Student athletes must balance coursework, practice and competition, public scrutiny and demanding expectations all while navigating the challenge of becoming a psychologically healthy adult. How the athlete manages these challenges will impact their athletic performance, scholastic achievement, social well-being, and emotional health. This presentation will explore a more in-depth counseling model for counseling student-athletes at the division 1 collegiate level.