On Behalf of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS):
On behalf of my colleagues at Student Health Services (SHS) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) we are with you as helping professionals and allies during this devastating time of profound racial injustice, political unrest, and a global pandemic. Systemic racism is not new and we must stand together to voice our demands for justice and an end to racial injustice and violence, for example in the cases of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Here at Cal Maritime we are focused on the emotional and social safety of students and others in our campus community.
It is not uncommon for people to feel trauma, grief, depression, and anxiety at a moment when community and global traumas are occurring. I want to assure you that at CAPS, we are not only trauma-informed but also socially-justice informed practitioners, and we respect your concerns with honor and integrity.
During the academic year and the summer, we offer 1:1 counseling as well as groups and workshops. Please contact the Student Health Center to schedule an appointment at (707) 654-1170. For after-hours advice call (707) 654-1170 and select option 1 to be connected with an advice nurse. If you are already established as a CAPS client, please reach out to Andrea Schneider, LCSW (Lead Counselor, CAPS) at firstname.lastname@example.org for summer appointments.