The social dimension encourages connecting with others and contributing to one’s community, with the understanding that satisfying relationships are basic to physical and emotional health. Social wellness involves:
- Developing positive interpersonal skills.
- Cultivating a strong support network in which you give and receive.
- Taking an active part in your community.
- Living in harmony with others and with the environment.
Practices that demonstrate social wellness include
- Develop a support network of friends and family whom you talk with regularly.
- Develop the ability to relate with people in diverse settings.
- Get involved in school, work and community activities.
- Be knowledgeable of the social issues in your community and do what you can to help.
- Deal with conflict in a healthy and respectful manner.
Tips and resources for enhancing your social wellness
Clark College is a vibrant community, with numerous opportunities to engage and connect throughout the year. From the MLK Celebration in the winter, to the Sakura Festival in the spring, to the Native American Celebration in the fall – whether you’re interested in music, theater or community service - you are sure to find something that interests you. Check out the Activities Calendar and get engaged in the Clark College Community!
Visit the Clark College Diversity Center, a warm and welcoming place for students, faculty and staff to gather.
Volunteer in the Clark College Buddy Program, and help create community at Clark by welcoming a new employee.
Vancouver Washington offers endless opportunities for recreational, educational, and family friendly activities. Find a restaurant, attend an upcoming event, or try a new activity. Visit Vancouver USA is your go-to web-resource for all things Vancouver!