IDENTIFYING AND REFERRING
THE DISTRESSED STUDENT:
A Faculty/Staff Guide
The college years can be very stressful. In the contemporary climate of competition and pressure, some students adequately cope with these stresses, but others find that stress becomes unmanageable and interferes with learning. In some cases, these students may even disrupt the learning of others.
Many students initially seek assistance from faculty or staff members. Below are guidelines for identifying students in distress:
Guidelines for Interaction: