Available CAPS Events
It is the Mission of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) to offer a variety of free and confidential psychological services aimed to help students in their emotional, relational and behavioral growth.
Our Vision is to promote the personal and emotional growth, coping ability, problem-solving ability, and self-management of CSN student services. We believe that education is not limited solely to academic knowledge and that academic success is not only dependent on study and test-taking skills. Academic and career success can be facilitated by developing students' appreciation of the integration of behaviors, belief systems, emotions, interpersonal interactions and even their own health issues. Counseling and Psychological Services strives to help students to pursue their academic, personal and career goals. Any CSN Student currently enrolled is eligible for CAPS Services.
CAPS HOLIDAY OFFICE HOURS NOTICE: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will be closed Monday, December 16th, 2019 through Tuesday, January 21, 2020
New Students may go into their preferred campus to schedule an appointment in person beginning January 21, 2020.
Returning Students may begin to call their preferred campus to schedule appointments beginning January 13, 2020.
Need to schedule an appointment? Contact us for the appropriate campus below:
West Charleston Campus
Building D, Room 104
Building C, Room 113A
North Las Vegas Campus
Main Building, Room 120E
Services and Resources
Services for Students in Crisis
If a student is an immediate danger to self and/or others, contact CSN Campus Police (702-651-7911) or local emergency services (9-911) immediately. If a student has expressed an intention of harming self or others (but is not an immediate danger to self or others) or is otherwise experiencing a crisis, she/he should contact CAPS, either in-person or by telephone. A detailed description of the situation will help CAPS staff to most appropriately meet the needs of the student and the situation.
- Short-term individual, couples (when both are students) and group therapy
- Educational & personal growth workshops
- Outreach presentations to CSN classes, groups, organizations
- Consultation services
- Crisis consultation & intervention
- Initial assessment with referrals to college & community resources when appropriate
- Alcohol Addiction Resource
- Assertiveness: Setting Boundaries
- Building Self-Esteem
- Crisis Resource
- Depression Resource
- Financial Stress
- Mental Health First Aid
- Mental Health Resources
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Clinical contact with students is privileged and confidential under Nevada State Law, the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and in accordance with the Ethics Code (2003) of the American Psychological Association.
Information about a student’s involvement with CAPS cannot be released unless the student signs a written Release of Information authorizing the disclosure of such information.
Legal exceptions to confidentiality, in accordance with Nevada State Law, exist when:
- There is a need to protect against a clear & substantial risk of imminent serious harm to self or others.
- There is reasonable concern of abuse or neglect of a child or vulnerable adult.
- There is a court order for release of information.
CAPS Administrative Staff
Director of DRC & CAPS
North Las Vegas and West Charleston Campuses
Administrative Assistant II
Program Officer I
North Las Vegas Campus