Graduate Student Assistance Program

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Many services listed here are available outside of Canada. Please contact Homewood Health for more information about specific program availability.

Administered by Homewood Health, GSAP provides confidential counselling services on a broad range of issues including, but not limited to: anxiety, stress, depression, conflict, managing multiple life roles, etc. The GSAP also offers a wealth of health promotion programs and services including nutritional and fitness consultations, legal and financial consultations, and a health and wellness library of articles and e-courses.

Homewood Health's health professionals are registered psychologists or master's-level registered counsellors, chosen for their extensive experience dealing with a variety of psychological and health issues. The counselling provided is solution focused cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and the counsellor and client determine the number of sessions needed to address the issue.

All GSA members are enrolled in GSAP, and their partners and dependents can also access the program. Homewood Health's services are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

 

Register for Homewood Health e-Services


All graduate students, their partners, and their dependents can access GSAP electronic services by registering and creating a member profile.

  1. Visit Homewood's Homeweb.
  2. Click "Sign Up".
  3. NEW (May 26, 2022) Enter your organization invitation code – please contact the GSA via email (gsa.frontdesk@ualberta.ca), or otherwise via phone or in person, to obtain this code.
  4. Enter your personal information.

You now have a member profile for access to the services available to you. A confirmation email with access instructions will be forwarded to the email address that you provided during the registration process. 


 

Services Include:

E-Learning Courses Financial Consultation Elder and Family Care Career Counselling
Health Assessments Resolving Conflict in Intimate Relationship Legal Advisory Shift Worker Support
Mobile Solutions and Social Media New Parent Support Taking Control of Alcohol Use Taking Control of Stress
Jumpstart Your Wellness Foundations of Effective Parenting Smoking Cessation Program Responsible Optimism
Nutritional Counselling Childcare and Parenting Stop Smoking: Get You Life Back Resilience
Taking Control of Your Money Busy Family Embracing Workplace Change Taking Control of Your Mood
Taking Control of Anger