Welcome to Clark Atlanta University. The Office of Counseling and Disability Services Center is pleased you are interested in pursuing your educational aspirations at CAU. The CADS is dedicated to providing confidential services to all Clark Atlanta University (CAU) students who are seeking to enhance their personal growth and psychological well-being on their journey to leading more effective and rewarding lives. All counseling and disability services are free for CAU students. The disabilities section facilitates accessibility services to students who meet the criteria for a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Center strives to provide the best quality of care in a confidential, safe, and supportive environment.
After hours please call
Public Safety- 404-880-8911
Counseling services are available to all CAU students, graduate and undergraduate at no cost. The CAU counseling adheres to strict rules of confidentiality and HIPPA regulations. The exception is situations where mandated by law. Counseling records are not available to faculty, administrators, parents, or any other party without prior written consent of the student. Counseling provided uses a holistic approach and encourages self-learning in a confidential environment. Services provided include:
- Individual counseling
- Personal and Relationship Counseling
- Group counseling
- Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling and Prevention
- Sexual Assault and Prevention Services
- Coordination of hospitalizations
- Crisis interventions & Crisis management
- Referral management
- 24/7 Coverage
Outreach and Consultation Services
Educational and Social Development Seminars and Outreach Programs
Workshops, forums, classroom and dorm presentations are available on a variety of topics. These include; stress management, grief, gender issues, male/female relationships, sexual assault, alcohol, and other drug use
On request, counseling staff members provide consultation with student organizations and faculty/staff. These services include psycho-educational / training sessions, as well as the provision of on-to-one assistance in reaching out to persons experiencing emotional distress, and are in dire need of supportive services.
The office serves as a starting point for students seeking counseling, guidance or assistance with disability concerns. Please contact the office at (404) 880-8044.
Workshops, forums, classroom and dorm presentations are available on a variety of topics. These include, stress management, grief, gender issues, male/female relationships, sexual assault, alcohol, and other drug use. Also, other topics can also be considered.