14. Counselling Services
The University provides in-house counselling services for students and an independent service from Workplace Options for staff.
Staff should visit the Human Resources intranet site for details of the Employee Assistance Programme.
The Student Counselling Service has published guidance for staff on Helping Distressed Students.
The University has a counselling service for students and legitimately collects and processes personal data, including sensitive personal data strictly in accordance with the Act and associated legislation. Guidance is available on the Counselling Service's procedures for:
- Data protection and confidentiality
- Access to counsellor's notes and other records; and
- Records retention