The Student Support Network (SSN) is an evidence-based certificate program for anyone who is interested in helping others. It has been especially helpful for student leaders, for students entering “helping” majors like Nursing, Social Work, Education, and Health Promotion/Community Health. It has also been meaningful for students interested in becoming Community Advisors or Student Orientation Leaders.
SSN is a training program comprised of seven sessions throughout a semester. Participants will learn:
The overall goal of the program is to expand and enrich the network of support on campus so that every member of our community has people looking out for him or her and knows where to go for more help when things get tough. The training aims to give participants the following:
Student Support Network requires no other commitment after the seven sessions are completed. Graduates will receive a certificate and placard that identifies them as being trained by SSN. To participate in the program, a student must submit an application.