Counseling


Students should consider stopping by the Student Development Center when facing educational, career, and personal decisions. Usually appointments are not necessary, but will assure a specific time for a conference. Center hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Please call 509.527.4262 or 509.527.1864 for an appointment.

The center attempts to provide a place and atmosphere where persons may be able to reflect or just think aloud about their lives in a variety of areas such as choosing a career, dealing with home concerns, or simply coping with pressures.

Some of the services offered to help students include:
  • Assisting students in their search for career information.
  • Explaining tests and assessments that provide information to students regarding occupation interests, school aptitudes and abilities, personal values, and personality traits.
  • Providing individual and group counseling.
  • Assigning the appropriate program adviser.
  • Helping faculty understand and meet specific needs of individual students
  • Making referrals to other agencies or professional sources when necessary.
  • Coordinating group activities to accomplish certain goals such as life planning, developing communication skills, increasing human potential, and wellness issues.
  • Assisting students who have been referred by College staff and community agencies.
  • Answering questions related to degree requirements, college transfer information, high school completion, and GED.

Counselors are trained in listening and understanding, and discussions are kept confidential.

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