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Student Outreach and Support

Student Outreach and Support (SOS) works collaboratively with campus and community resources to provide support to students experiencing distress, ensuring the community at large remains safe while the student involved gains the necessary resources to remain successful academically and personally.

Modified Services During COVID-19

During the 2020-2021 academic year, SOS will continue to support students in times of distress. Supportive services and case management support will be provided virtually (WebEx, Zoom, telephone), and when needed, meetings will occur in a space that will allow for appropriate social distancing. For addition information regarding safety precautions the university is taking, please reference the La Verne Safe Return Plan.

Coronavirus Resources

During this chaotic and confusing time, support is needed more now than ever. Below you will find resources for physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, as well as basic needs.

Our Goals

  • Assist students in distress
  • Increase awareness of resources
  • Increase understanding of distress
  • Provide training on interventions
  • Reduce stigma associated with behavioral health needs
  • Increase students ability to identify health coping skills
  • Increase Awareness of the SOS Behavior & Wellness Referral Report

What We Do

Campus, Assessment, Response and Evaluation (CARE) Network

The CARE Network at the University of La Verne seeks to support and facilitate students in achieving emotional, physical, and social well-being and their academic goals through collaborative efforts, sharing resources, coordination of services, and development of additional resources.

Case Management Support

Higher Education Case Managers coordinate interventions and support efforts across campus and community resources to assist students who are facing crises, experiencing life stressors, and encountering barriers that impede success.

Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)

The Behavioral Intervention Team addresses students, faculty, and staff whose behavior or psychological health condition may be disruptive, harmful or pose a direct threat to themselves or to the health and safety of the university community.