Sunday, September 23

CAPS faces challenges to effectively meet student needs for long-term services

Nicole Green is the executive director of Counseling and Psychological Services, which only offers short-term services and refers students to other institutions for long-term care. However, many students are not aware that CAPS does not offer long-term services. (Kristie Valerie-Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Nicole Green is the executive director of Counseling and Psychological Services, which only offers short-term services and refers students to other institutions for long-term care. However, many students are not aware that CAPS does not offer long-term services. (Kristie Valerie-Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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When fourth-year anthropology student Emilie Helfand sought care at Counseling and Psychological Services, she said she was notified that students without the University of California Student Health Insurance Plan are limited to three therapy sessions per year.


The Molecular Biology Institute, where the fire happened almost 10 years ago. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
The Molecular Biology Institute, where the fire happened almost 10 years ago. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Alberto Medina, a former Fresno State University student, was sentenced to life without parole for the 2015 murder of UCLA student Andrea DelVesco. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)
Alberto Medina, a former Fresno State University student, was sentenced to life without parole for the 2015 murder of UCLA student Andrea DelVesco. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

(Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)
(Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Matthew (left) and Michael Vega-Sanz (right) are the co-founders of Lula, a car rental service through which students can sign up and rent cars from other students. (Courtesy of Lula Rides)
Matthew (left) and Michael Vega-Sanz (right) are the co-founders of Lula, a car rental service through which students can sign up and rent cars from other students. (Courtesy of Lula Rides)

About 30 children attended Bear Necessities this summer, a camping program put on by UCLA Recreation and UCLA UniCamp, which is a service organization that sends children from urban communities to outdoor summer camps. (Courtesy of Diana Marin)
About 30 children attended Bear Necessities this summer, a camping program put on by UCLA Recreation and UCLA UniCamp, which is a service organization that sends children from urban communities to outdoor summer camps. (Courtesy of Diana Marin)

Valeree Catangay, is a fourth-year environmental science student and winner of the Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership. (Courtesy of Valeree Catangay)
Valeree Catangay, is a fourth-year environmental science student and winner of the Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership. (Courtesy of Valeree Catangay)

(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)
(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)


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