The student affairs staff has the responsibility for a vast array of services and support roles for students on every type of campus. This book provides a thorough overview of the field’s many facets, with invaluable real-world insight from leading practitioners.
- Understand the theoretical bases of development, learning, identity, and change
- Delve into the organizational frameworks vital to any institution
- Learn the historical context of higher education and the student affairs role
- Master essential competencies including professionalism, supervision, crisis management, and more
As colleges and universities offer more and more services to an increasingly diverse student population, the responsibility for these programs falls to student affairs educators. The role requires a broad skill set, and conceptual grounding in a number of disciplines. Student Services provides the most complete overview of the foundations, philosophies, ethics, and theories that guide today’s student affairs professional.