Chicago State University

Programming and Outreach

Program Description:

The Chicago State University Counseling Department Outreach Program (CDOP) is coordinated by Dr. Tonya Hall, Associate Professor and Staff Psychologist of Counseling and located at CRSUB, Room 182; 773-995-2383;

Would you like additional support to achieve your academic goals? The mission of the Counseling Department Outreach Program (CDOP) is to support student enrollment, retention, and success. In addition, it aims to enhance the psychosocial well-being of the entire CSU community. The CDOP is designed to provide psychoeducational services via PowerPoint presentations, mental health screenings, referrals, and the distribution of resources in various modalities including individual sessions (e.g., for those who would like to obtain information and resources personally), special group sessions (e.g., campus organizations, student orientations, Resource Fairs, and College presentations), class sessions (e.g., guest lecturer presentations, Zoom sessions), campus-wide events and workshops, and a resource stand (located in CRSUB in the hallwaynear the Counseling Center, Room 190). The CDOP addresses the following psychosocial areas:

  • Stress, Anxiety, Trauma Management,
  • Self-Esteem Enhancement,
  • Alcohol & Drug Awareness,
  • Anger Management & Conflict Resolution,
  • Violence Prevention (e.g., Domestic Violence Awareness & Support, Veteran & Military Support, Justice Involved Individual Support),
  • Cultural Diversity Awareness (e.g., Disability/elderly Student Awareness, International Student Support, LGBTQ Awareness & Support), and
  • Psychological Wellness Awareness: take care of your mental and physical health (e.g., taking care of your mental and physical health; maintaining a school/work/life balance).

Click here for the dates CDOP recognizes for spring 2020

Click here to request a CDOP Meeting/Presentation Request Form