Forest is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education dedicated to providing high-quality professional education and community service with courage and compassion. Our educational mission is to be a national leader in the education and training of culturally competent practitioners in the behavioral sciences and human service professions. The educational programs at Forest are responsive to scientific advances and developments in service fields. To accomplish the educational mission, Forest promotes a student-centered learning environment that embraces individual and cultural differences. The community service mission of Forest is to enhance quality of life. To accomplish this mission, students work closely with faculty to identify local need and provide valuable services for diverse members of the community.
Forest is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against students or employees on the basis of age, race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, or handicapping conditions in its educational programs, financial aid, activities, admissions and employment practices. For questions, concerns, or more information related to EOAA issues, contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, 2885 W. Battlefield Road, Springfield, Missouri 65807, call 417-893-7950 or e-mail email@example.com.
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