Social Distancing to Reduce the Spread of Covid-19

In conjunction with UCF’s efforts to implement social distancing and help reduce the spread of the Coronavirus, CAPS is not seeing students in-person, but will give students the option to use phone or video-conferencing for their sessions. Videoconferencing needs a discussion with a therapist and a consent form signed prior to session (see Forms link on home page side panel ).  CAPS is waiving all no show fees for counseling appointments starting on 3/12/2020 and until further notice.

CAPS is not seeing students in-person, but will give students the option to use phone or video-conferencing for their sessions. Videoconferencing needs a consent form signed prior to session (see Forms link below on side panel).  CAPS is waiving all no show fees for counseling appointments starting on 3/12/2020 and until further notice.

If you are in need of support or are in crisis, please call CAPS at 407-823-2811 and ask to speak to the counselor on duty. After-hours, call CAPS number and press 5 to speak to a counselor.

We know this can be a very stressful time.  Here are some helpful resources for coping.

Resources for Coping during COVID-19 can be found here

Kognito


Kognito is a set of role-play, avatar modules to educate faculty, staff, and students about mental health and suicide prevention *(Which we know supports improved academic performance, student retention, and campus safety.) It is an aviator/simulation online tool that allows users to enter a virtual environment and engage in role-play conversations with emotionally-responsive virtual humans. Through practice and receiving personalized feedback, users learn and assess their competency to lead similar conversations in real life. Key models and techniques include motivational interviewing, shared decision-making, emotional self-regulation, empathy, empathic accuracy, and reappraisal strategy. Key learning and assessment principles include hands-on-practice, contextual learning, personalized feedback, storytelling, and case-based approach.

How Can Kognito Help You?

  • Increase knowledge and awareness about mental health and suicide
  • Identify warning signs of psychological distress, including verbal, behavioral, and situational clues.
  • Lead conversations with students to discuss concerns, build resilience, and increase connectedness.
  • Assess the need for referral, motivate the student to seek help, and make a warm hand-off to support
  • Understand the school’s specific process for student referral and counseling services

Take The Trainings:

  • Using a desktop, laptop, or compatible mobile device sign on to the internet using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
  • Go to: https://ucf.kognito.com/
  • Select “Click here to sign in.” and sign in using your UCF account.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Select the desired course and click “LAUNCH”

If you experience any issues, please contact support@kognito.com with a description and screenshot of the error.

Help make UCF’s  campuses safer, more supportive environments for all.