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TAKE TIME TO ADVISE STUDENTS _______________________________________________________________________73
SUPPORTING GRADUATE STUDENTS_____________________________________________________________________77
SUPPORTING POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARS_______________________________________________________________83
PART 3 Synopsis of Student Concerns and Conditions
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INTRODUCTION_____________________________________________________________________________________________87
RESPONDING TO disturbing content in written or artistic work by a student_________________________93
THE STUDENT WHO is struggling academically__________________________________________________________95
THE STUDENT WHO needs a major _______________________________________________________________________96
THE STUDENT WHO wants to transfer to a different college ___________________________________________99
THE STUDENT WHO needs career direction ___________________________________________________________ 100
THE STUDENT WHO needs career- or work-related experience______________________________________ 102
THE STUDENT WHO is considering graduate school __________________________________________________ 105
THE STUDENT WHO is disrespectful, is demanding or requires more attention ____________________ 106
UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORTING lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students
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THE STUDENT WHO is facing a cultural transition ____________________________________________________ 119
THE STUDENT WHO is seeking spiritual connection __________________________________________________ 122
THE STUDENT who is a Returning Veteran_____________________________________________________________ 127
There are some excellent resources available to help college faculty create a vet-friendly classroom
or campus. For more information, go to: _______________________________________________________________ 128
Kognito.com/products/campusvet Wearevirginiaveterans.org (click on the “Vets on Campus link”)
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THE STUDENT WITH a disability ________________________________________________________________________ 128
THE STUDENT WITH a physical disability ______________________________________________________________ 132
Medical/health excuses __________________________________________________________________________________ 137
THE STUDENT WHO is managing health problems ____________________________________________________ 138
THE STUDENT WHO abuses substances ________________________________________________________________ 141
THE STUDENT WHO is verbally aggressive and potentially violent __________________________________ 147
RECOVERY FROM mental illness ________________________________________________________________________ 157
Depression ________________________________________________________________________________________________ 159
Bipolar disorder___________________________________________________________________________________________ 164
THE STUDENT WHO feels suicidal ______________________________________________________________________ 168
Anxiety, panic disorder, and phobias____________________________________________________________________ 175
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ________________________________________________________________ 180
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI) _______________________________________________________________________ 182
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) _________________________________________________________________ 186
Schizophrenia _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 188
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder ______________________________________________________________ 193
Asperger’s Syndrome/Autism ___________________________________________________________________________ 196
Eating disorders __________________________________________________________________________________________ 201