Assessment And Problem Formulation Of Fice Of Student Life At The Ohio State University

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Assessment and Problem Formulation
Our practice context is the counseling and consultation service of the Office of Student Life at the Ohio State University. We provide a variety of counseling to students such as individual, group, psychiatry, nutritional counseling, couple’s counseling, etc. We provide workshops, crisis debriefing, and community referral. The counseling and consultation service wants to help students with stress management, anxiety, depression, relationship problems, transitions in life, identity exploration, substance use, eating concerns, etc. Students can make an appointment. We also have an emergency suicide prevention hotline if a student needs immediate assistance. Our staff of counselors has noticed an increase
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This literature search led to findings regarding students and financial stress, which allowed us to also address the psychological impact that financial issues can cause.
In addition, a search for a meta-analysis of college student’s financial knowledge was conducted. A search of Cochrane and Campbell yielded almost nothing when using student specific search terms for debt and financial education. To address the lack of findings, the scope was widened to simply financial education and knowledge, which resulted in finding a meta-analysis that included students among other portions of the population when considering financial knowledge (Miller et al., 2014). Because the meta-analysis only looked at about 4% of university based programs, it was crucial to find a program that had been launched and analyzed at the college level.
The most successful part of the search of literature provided the analysis of a program that had been created and implemented at the University of Arizona, called Credit Wise Cats (Borden, 2008). It was found that the half hour seminar was effective in heightening student’s financial knowledge and intentions of engaging in more responsible practices (Borden et. al., 2008).
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