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Campus Counselor

Individual Counseling at Presentation College is available to all students. Sometimes life’s challenges interfere with the ability to learn. The campus counselor will provide a safe, comfortable environment in which to discuss things.

Appointments
Appointments can be made by email, calling 605-229-8524, or by stopping by the Campus Counselor Office E263

Confidentiality
All contacts with the Campus Counselor are confidential. We will not release any information about you without your written permission. This includes parents and other family members, faculty or other college persons or anyone outside the college. Also, your contacts with the campus counselor do not become part of your college record.

 Limits to confidentiality:
- Information about child abuse or neglect must be reported to the proper authorities
- If a student is dangerous to him/herself or others, steps must be taken to protect the student or those who are in danger;
- And, if you are involved in court proceedings, your records can be subpoenaed

Counselor Bio
 Rebecca Christiansen, LPC, NCC received her degrees from Northern State University and has over ten years’ experience serving young adults with chronic mental illness with expertise in mood disorders, self-harm,  behavioral intervention, and crisis management. Rebecca also has extensive experience in professional leadership, program development, problem solving, training and supervision of direct-service staff, coordination with multi-disciplinary service providers, and treatment planning.

 Rebecca is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of South Dakota, a National Certified Counselor, and a Highly Qualified Certified School Counselor. In addition, Rebecca is the current President of the South Dakota Counselors Association. She is an active member of the South Dakota Counseling Association, the South Dakota School Counseling Association, the American Counseling Association and the American School Counselors Association. She was also the recipient of the 2010 Rising Star Award presented by the South Dakota School Counselors Association.

Crisis Hotlines
24 Hour Campus Security
605-229-8393 and 605-229-8394

 Northeastern Mental Health 24 Hour Crisis Line
(605) 229-1000

 Avera St. Luke’s Emergency Room
(605) 622-5100

 Safe Harbor (Domestic violence and sexual assault)
(605) 226-1212

 National Suicide Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
www.suicide.org