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Student Care Services

Where we care well for ALL students

Welcome to Student Care Services Office! 

As the heart of support and resources for the Wheaton College campus community, SCS is available as the central point of contact for proactive, responsive, coordinated care and support for the retention of undergraduate students. We are here to come along side you as you navigate your holistic needs encompassing the emotional, social, intellectual, spiritual, physical, and mental health concerns. Your overall success is important to us, so we partner with you to help you thrive in your community.  

 

Caring for your full well-being 

We meet with you to hear your concerns, address your individual needs, and coordinate relevant resources to support and care for you well. SCS partners with you to establish a care plan of support and offer workshops and seminars to faculty, staff and students to provide tips on caring well for our community, you and your friends. 

Support services available to you

  • Coordination and communication with faculty, staff and campus departments regarding your needs
  • Establish Support plans for your success, self-advocacy and coordinated resource and support
    • Those who qualify for a Support Plan are as follows:
      • Students seeking general resources and support
      • Returning Students 
      • Students navigating interpersonal dynamics 
      • Students lacking a sense of belonging
      • Transfer students
      • Care referrals associated with a decline in academics or being at risk of failing
  • Develop Care plans for your medical or mental health wellness needs and coordinated care
    • Those who qualify for a Care Plan are as follows:
      • Students recently discharged from the hospital (medical or mental health related)
      • Mental Health needs or diagnosis that require coordinated care beyond one office
      • Reported inability to function and manage daily responsibilities
      • Care referrals received that are associated with a decline emotional wellness  
  • Holistic empowerment during challenging times and difficult decisions
  • Hospitalization Liaison support and coordinated care for returning to campus
  • Off-campus travel assessment, coordinated support and established travel care plans
  • Support and Resource Request Form available 24/7 through your Wheaton student on-line portal

Additional Services for you

  • Information, workshops and programs to address current student support and care needs
  • Available to faculty, staff, and students for workshops on best practices for how to refer, respond to, care, and support student concerns
  • Provide referrals for on and off campus resources
  • Available to meet with you to work through concerns and process needs
  • The Director serves as your Deputy Title IX and discrimination officer for all students 

Partnerships and Campus Resources 

You can make an appointment

To schedule an appointment with the Director of Student Care Services use one of the three options.  Click here to make an appointmentcall our office at 630.752.7472,  or email us at scs@wheaton.edu.

We look forward to caring and supporting you well!

Student Care Services Staff

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Carrie Williams, M.S.M.F.T.
Director of Student Care Services

 

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Assistant to the Director of Student Care Services

 

Community Partnerships and Resources

We work with various community partners to support the full well-being of the student and their needs as they pursue their education at Wheaton College.