Counseling Services

From FUS Campus Counseling Services

Several other college counseling centers have collected resources for parents and other family members to help deal with your son or daughter’s transition to college. Follow the links below for more information.

Parent Survival Guide
This excellent page from Shenandoah University contains information on personal and academic transitions, as well as nine useful, well-described tips for parents of college students.

Just for Parent
The University of Texas offers coping strategies as well as suggestions for how to help your child from a distance.

Parent Resources
Lawrence University offers an interesting article about the “Millenial Generation” and the high value they place on their family interactions.

Helpful Books to Read-
You might want to check out one of these books for further information.

  1. Beating the College Blues: A Students' Guide to Coping with the Ups and Downs of College Life by Paul A. Grayson et al. (1999)
  2. Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years by Helen E. Johnson et al. (2000)
  3. College Of The Overwhelmed: The Campus Mental Health Crisis and What To Do About It by Richard Kadison et al. (2004)
Confidentiality and Counseling Services-
Ohio law and the ethics of professional counseling and social work practice require that counselors cannot release information about those who are in counseling to anyone without the written permission of the client. Therefore, if you call the counselor he or she cannot tell you what your son or daughter is discussing in counseling or if he is even a client here. We can listen to your concerns about your son or daughter and we will convey those concerns to him or her. Please feel free to call us at any time if you are worried about your son or daughter while they are attending school.

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