The Shaw Wellness Institute is a centralized location for health and wellness resources on ╠ăđ─vlog╣┘═°ÔÇÖs campus.
About the Institute
The Shaw Wellness Institute educates, connects, and inspires members of the ╠ăđ─vlog╣┘═° Community to lead their best well-balanced lives ÔÇö now and in the future. Offering proactive, student-centered directives, it approaches wellness holistically. It connects the mind, body, and spirit, and awakens the deepest potential in each person.
The institute collaborates with╠řcampus partners to provide╠řexceptional evidenced-based programs and resources. In a safe, inclusive environment, the institute offers wellness support on a continuum, from prevention and education through treatment and recovery. Shaw Wellness staff also work to develop and participate in cutting edge research in an effort to facilitate best practices in wellness education across college campuses, worldwide.╠ř
With a conference room, a full kitchen, and a spacious lounge including a library of resources, board games, puzzles, and art supplies, Shaw is a great location to escape from the stress of daily life and focus on self-care.╠ř
The Eight Dimensions of Wellness
The Shaw Wellness InstituteÔÇÖs╠řmission, vision, and programming are guided by SAMSHAÔÇÖs eight Dimensions of Wellness:
Emotional╠řÔÇö Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships
Environmental╠řÔÇö Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being
Financial╠řÔÇö Satisfaction with current and future financial situations
Intellectual╠řÔÇö Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills
Occupational╠řÔÇö Personal satisfaction and enrichment from oneÔÇÖs work
Physical ÔÇö Recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods, and sleep
Social ÔÇö Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system
Spiritual ÔÇö Expanding a sense of purpose and meaning in life
Shaw Wellness is committed to engaging in a life-long process of cultural awareness and sensitivity. Following ACHA guidelines, we ÔÇťsupport all initiatives that create a healthy campus climate guided by the values of inclusion, respect, equality, and equity.ÔÇŁ Our work acknowledges the negative impact of all forms of discrimination, including but not limited to those based on age, country of origin, ethnicity, gender identity, physical and mental ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. Through open and honest communication, Shaw Wellness strives to recognize, respect, value, and support student and staff needs. We recognize the institutional barrier of health disparity for underrepresented or underserved populations and work diligently to provide resources to the entire campus community. Shaw Wellness provides a safe environment, where the unique qualities and heritage of all people are recognized, celebrated, and valued. Staff members regularly participate in cultural competency trainings in an effort to increase cultural awareness and sensitivity, and to collaborate with campus stakeholders to develop strategies for increased inclusion at ╠ăđ─vlog╣┘═°.
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