Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Social Work


School of Social Work

First Reader/Committee Chair

McAllister, Carolyn


Student supportive services assist students by providing academic and mental health support. Overall success fulfills academic requirements and supports mental well-being by providing students with techniques to maintain healthy social relationships during rigorous academic programs. The purpose of this research explores the benefits of student support services for social work students at California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB). The research conducted concluded if supportive services had a direct impact on overall success. Office of Institutional Research as CSUSB has conducted student surveys to assess student satisfaction with supportive services; however, prior research has never been completed per academic program. This research utilized qualitative studies with current and former social work students who attended the social work program at CSUSB. This research provides critical information to institutions on whether social work program students utilize their supportive services and if the services helped students with both academics and mental health processes.

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Social Work Commons