A TAO feature that allows staff to track how many students are using the service and which modules they're viewing "will help us get a pulse for what's happening with students," says Mitchell of AUCCCD
, who is also senior director for counseling, health and wellness at the University of Buffalo.
The 400 directors who completed the AUCCCD Survey in 2012 reported that the number of students with severe psychological problems on their campus has increased in the past year.
The AUCCCD 2012 Survey said the ratio of paid mental health staff to students was one for every 664 students at small colleges, 1,864 for midsize colleges/universities, and 2,731 for large universities.
Assessing the college students: Use of data by counseling centers, AUCCCD
"It was never clear what the results might have been, but it really shook up the university world," recalls Jones of AUCCCD
At a 1997 AUCCCD's small counseling centers workshop, virtually all directors in private institutions stated that their institution had a policy of mandatory withdrawal.
Workshop presented at the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) national conference.