Counseling - Southern University Counseling Center
The Southern University Counseling Center will address any psychological, emotional, social problems arising from the sexual assault. When appropriate, the Counseling Center will refer victims to additional resources to best meet the identified needs of the victim. The Counseling Program provides both individual and group counseling services. These services are designed to promote a balance of physical, emotional, social, intellectual and spiritual health. It encourages students to respect the dignity and rights of others, while developing a strong sense of personal self-esteem and development. Keep in mind counseling will not resolve every problem, but it will offer support and resources to the victim to aid in dealing with the aftermath of an assault.
Individual counseling sessions - are design to provide the victim with one- on - one attention. These sessions usually last approximately 45 minutes. Unless there is a crisis situation the sessions must be scheduled appointment time. The number and extent of counseling sessions will depend on the victims needs. The counselor will help the victim find ways to cope with the assault and realize it is not the victims fault. . Keep in mind counseling will not resolve every problem, but it will offer support and resources to the victim to aid in dealing with the aftermath of an assault.The counseling center's staff adheres to privacy laws protecting victims
Group counseling sessions-