Peer Wellness Coaching: Improving Belongingness and Retention
St. Cloud State University
Peer Wellness Coaching is a free service that offers all students at St. Cloud State University an opportunity to discuss their personal goals in a collaborative and encouraging environment.Peer Wellness Coaching provides a way for students to connect with a peer and learn of campus resources available to them. This connection increases their sense of belonging and overall health and wellness. Peer Wellness Coaches are graduate students from a variety of disciplines, including: Social Work, Rehabilitation and Addiction Counseling, College Counseling and Student Development, and Higher Education Administration who are specially trained in Motivational Interviewing.
Type of Grant Received through Minnesota State Innovation Funding
Small Seed Grant – $10,000
Minnesota State faculty, staff, and administrators interested in applying for an innovation funding grant can visit the Innovation Funding SharePoint (log in using StarID@MinnState.edu) to find more information and applications.