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Life Services - Counseling Services

 

 TEAM  (UD Counseling Team Members)     

 Options  (Counseling Options)  

 Referral  (Assistance with Referrals)   

 Timeliness  (Time Frame to Receive Services)

 Contacts  (Campus Location; Emergencies; Walk-in Hours;

                  Appointments; After Hours & Weekends)

 Mission  (Mission & Goals)

 Assistance  (Crisis Response Assistance)

 Support  (UD's Supportive Response Team)

  

 

Contacts

Campus Location & Business Hours: The UD Counseling Team is facilitated within the Department of Student Life,  2nd Floor, Peters Commons, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; contact the Administrative Assistant at (563) 589-3128 or the Counseling Team Facilitator at (563) 589-3132 for assistance.  For after hours, weekends, and holidays, please contact UD's Safety & Security to be connected to a counselor in confidence at (563) 589-3333.

 

Emergencies: Dial "911"



Walk-in Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., 2nd Floor, Peters Commons in the Department of Student Life. Students will be greeted by a member of Student Life to assist and identify an available counselor in confidence.   

 

Appointments: Students are welcome to schedule an appointment by calling the Administrative Assistant at (563) 589-3128 or the UD Counseling Team Facilitator at (563) 589-3132.

 

After Hours and Weekends, On-Call Counselors: 

 

  • (a) If a student is a resident on-campus they are welcome to contact their Hall Director or Area Coordinator and the student will be connected to a counselor per their request in confidence.

 

  • (b) If a student is a resident or a non-resident of the campus they are welcome to contact UD's Safety and Security Office at (563) 589-3333 and the student will be connected to a counselor per their request in confidence.

 

Timeliness  

Time Frame Expectation for Counseling or Referral Services 

Students may request to speak to a counseling team member immediately, within 24 hours, or within 48 hours.  Students may also request to speak to a male team member, a female team member, or identify if they do not have a preference.   

 

Options

Options 

The University has a variety of counseling options available and seeks to provide opportunities for personal growth and to assist students who have specific emotional, social, academic, spiritual, vocational, or personal concerns.  Members of the Student Life staff are trained for a variety of counseling needs.  Appropriate referrals will be provided for students needing long-term personal counseling and/or other psychiatric services.  On-campus counseling is confidential and provided at no cost to students.

 

Referral 

Referral Assistance  

The UD Counseling Team members can assist with referrals to Off-Campus Programs and/or Services for such issues as; Alcohol and other Substance Abuse, Anxiety, LGBT, Debt Management, Depression, Eating Disorders, Gambling, Pregnancy, Stress Management, and Other Concerns. Assistance with off-campus referrals is confidential and provided at no cost to students.   

 

Mission

Mission Statement

 

The University of Dubuque's Counseling Services mission fits integrally within the University's learning community.  We are committed to a student centered, developmental approach in order to enhance and support students in their personal, educational, and vocational goals.  The Counseling Services also works to enhance the well-being of all those in the university community by providing educational opportunities, consultation to faculty and staff, student advocacy, outreach programming, and retention services. 

Goals

  1. Support the academic mission of the university and the academic success of students by providing quality personal and career counseling.
  2. Provide educational programming and consultation services which emphasize the developmental needs and issues of students.
  3. Increase services to a diversity of student needs and population.
  4. Retain a high quality service and assist in creating a positive work environment.
  5. Create and maintain collaborative relationships and partnerships within the  Department of Student Life, as well as, academic departments, student groups and organizations.
  6. Utilize ongoing assessment and existing data to develop, enhance, and modify services.

 

 TEAM   

 

 Counseling Team:

 

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 Dr. Amy Baus

Amy Baus, Psy.D., 2nd Floor of Peters Commons, Room 213, Department of Student Life, abaus@dbq.edu, (563) 589-3132.  For after hours, weekends, and holidays, please contact UD's Safety & Security Office at (563) 589-3333 to be connected to a counselor upon request in confidence.    

Dr. Baus has over eighteen years of experience as a provider within the field of mental health, serving clients within the following capacity: inpatient, outpatient, partial, and residential treatment services.  She has over thirteen years experience teaching in higher education, within the field of psychology, and has worked within student affairs for the past seven years.

Dr. Baus is on campus during the academic year (August - May) Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Summer Sessions, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. - Noon.

Services she provides on the UD campus: Advocacy, Crisis Management, Initial Assessment, On-Campus Referral, Off-Campus Referral, and Short-Term Personal & Career Counseling.

 

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Tabitha Bartelme, Psy.D., 2nd Floor of Peters Commons, Room 207, Department of Student Life,  (563) 589-3253.  For after hours, weekends, and holidays, please contact UD's Safety & Security Office at (563) 589-3333 to be connected to a counselor upon request in confidence.

Dr. Bartelme has experience as a provider of mental health counseling in the following settings: outpatient, residential treatment services, and crisis hotline.  She has worked as a Marriage and Family Therapist and has over four years of experience implementing health & wellness prevention programs.  

Dr. Bartelme is on campus during the academic year (August - May), Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Services she provides on the UD campus: Advocacy, Crisis Management, Initial Assessment, On-Campus Referral, Off-Campus Referral, and Short-Term Personal Counseling.  

 

 

Rev. James Gunn

Jim Gunn, M.Div., 2nd Floor of Blades Hall, Room 203, jgunn@dbq.edu , (563) 589-3582

Rev. Gunn is on campus during the academic year (August - May); his schedule may vary.   

Services he provides on the UD campus: Advocacy, Pastoral Service, Spiritual Counseling, On-Campus Referral, and Off-Campus Referral.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beth McCaw, D.Min., 2nd Floor of Severance Hall, Room 208, BMcCaw@dbq.edu, (563) 589-3390.

Rev. McCaw is on campus during the academic year (August - May); her schedule may vary.

Services she provides on the UD campus: Advocacy, Pastoral Service, Spiritual Counseling, On-Campus Referral, and Off-Campus Referral.

 

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Assistance  

Crisis Response Assistance:

As situational events may arise, the UD Counseling Team is prepared to receive assistance to better serve the University of Dubuque Campus Community and its crisis response needs through the following means: the American Red Cross Dubuque Chapter's Mental Health Response Team, the Small College Counseling Consortium members from Dubuque colleges, the Dubuque Community School District counselors, and other Dubuque community mental health professionals.  

 

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