Resources for Parents
On Campus Lactation Centers
Information outlining the location/hours/contact information for the lactation rooms currently available on the university campus is available at: http://www.case.edu/provost/centerforwomen/health/lactation.html
Child care benefits include temporary and back-up child care, and child care support during travel.
The Employee Assistance Service (EASE) offers personalized consultation and assistance in locating child care services with the help of a child care specialist. Services include a database of child care providers, before and after school programs and special needs programs.
Health Benefits and Insurance
Full descriptions and options of health benefits provided are available at:
Campus Policies for Parental Leave
Case Western Reserve University recognizes the need to support employees as they balance career, childbirth, and family life. This paid parental leave policy addresses family and work-life balance as legitimate, important, and vital to the success of the university. This policy allows for a specified period of paid leave to be taken within 12 months following the birth or adoption of a child and is administered in conjunction with the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA).
Visit the Human Resources website at: http://www.case.edu/finadmin/humres/policies/compensation/paidparent.html
Community Resources for Current and Expectant Parents
Listserv to connect with other parents and soon-to-be parents.
Feel free to send messages to this group: email@example.com. (Anyone can join the list.)
Collegiate Behavioral Health Committee
University Counseling Services (UCS) has expanded its programming to reflect a growing emphasis on primary prevention and treating the whole person. Our mental health focus has been expanded to include holistic programming designed to not only prevent and treat but also promote and maintain health and well being.
Programs such as stress management, smoking cessation, healthy eating and meditation are just a few of those being offered that incorporate wellness promotion into behavioral change programs.
Our aim is to offer students assistance in their pursuit of optimal health and positive lifestyle choices that will enhance their lives and contribute to their academic success.
Campus Health Services
Providing health and wellness care, medical assistance, and health-related resources to students.
Tel: (216) 368-2453
This clinic is staffed by nurses, nurse practitioners, a health educator and physicians (Family Medicine and Internal Medicine) all of whom share an interest in Women's Health.
The Women's Clinic, located on the second floor of the Health Service, is specially designed to meet the health needs of women students at Case, CIM, CIA and OCPM. This is where women may go for the following services:
Annual exams (pelvic exam and Pap smear)
Tests for sexually transmitted infections
Breast lumps, discharge or pain
Menstrual problems (pain, irregular periods)
Information about women's health issues
Health Services Sex and Health Links
Provides information and links on the following:
Pap smear Exam
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Condoms & Safe Sex
FDA HIV/AIDS Index
Guide to Shaving Pubic Hair
University Counseling Services
UCS provides services to students enrolled in the University's undergraduate, graduate and professional schools, and to students in the University Circle institutions - Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland Institute of Music, and Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. Spouses and partners of students are also eligible for couples counseling with the enrolled student.
Office of Urban Health
The Office of Urban Health (OUH) is funded by the Saint Luke's Foundation of Cleveland. Working with the Urban Area Health Education Center (AHEC), the OUH enhances health services, medical education, and health promotion/disease prevention in urban Cleveland through university and community partnerships. By facilitating student, community, and faculty involvement, the OUH fosters programs and initiatives that focus on improving the health of the underserved.