Building Connections

Receptivity to Support Services: Personal Counseling

Definition: Receptivity to personal counseling

  • Measures the student's felt need for help with personal concerns.
  • Covers attitudes toward school, instructor problems, roommate problems, family problems, general tensions, problems relating to dating and friendship, and problems in controlling an unwanted habit.
  • Helps determine whether to encourage the student to seek counseling for motivational problems indicated elsewhere in the CSI.

Sample item from CSI: "I would like to talk with a counselor about  my general attitude toward school."