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UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health receives $2.4-million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

January 4, 2019

The UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health has been awarded a $2.4-million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The project will address homelessness and provide comprehensive behavioral health care and other services for individuals living with serious mental illnesses who are experiencing or who are at risk for … Continued

Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Students Learn From Life Experience of Chapel Hill Fire Chief, Matt Sullivan

November 2, 2018

The Town of Chapel Hill’s Fire Chief, Matt Sullivan, recently spoke to students in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling about trauma, crisis, and wisdom he has learned during his varied, multi-decade career. Sullivan, whose background spans law and social work, draws from his past experiences and life lessons to inform his … Continued

CRMHC Students Present Research to Nationwide Audiences

July 27, 2018

From Arlington, Virginia, to Anaheim, California, Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling (CRMHC) students presented their research from coast to coast during the 2017-2018 school year. In October of 2017, four fully funded students attended the annual conference of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) and Council of … Continued

CRMHC Class of 2018 Graduation

June 27, 2018

In May 2018, we enjoyed the graduation ceremony for our 18 graduating students. The event was held on campus, and we had a large crowd of first and second-year students, family, friends, and faculty. The faculty are very proud of all the hard work these graduates accomplished and the lives they have already touched in … Continued

CRMHC Student Champion Diversity and Inclusion

April 7, 2018

As Department of Allied Health Sciences Allied Health Ambassadors, students from our division are bringing awareness to the academic challenges, financial strains, and interpersonal conflicts that are often faced by minority students pursuing professional careers. At a DAHS annual event, titled Difference Matters, first-year student Shamni Uthayasoorian spoke on diversity and inclusion issues, the stressors … Continued

CRMH Sparks New Interest in Interprofessional Education

March 17, 2018

Judy Schmidt, EdD, CRC, LPCA, and graduate student Nicola Zollinger are pairing up to promote stronger interprofessional relationships. Collaboration has come from a variety of disciplines, including audiology, education, nursing, occupational therapy, public health, physical therapy, social work, psychology. Already this year, the team has promoted and hosted its inaugural grand rounds event, in which … Continued

PhD Student Finds Her Voice in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences

October 13, 2017

PhD student Jenni Shafer hopes her newly discovered research passions will lower barriers in an often-overlooked and under-researched issue facing adults. In June of 2013, Jenni Shafer was kicked in the head by a horse. The four years since that accident have been arduous, yet rewarding: they have brought her where she is today, as … Continued

CRMHC Masters Students Celebrate Graduation

May 13, 2017

Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling masters students celebrated graduation on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling celebrated its Master of Science graduates on Saturday, May 13, 2017, in the Medical Biomolecular Research Building (MBRB). The program’s 18 graduates specialized in either psychiatric disability, developmental disability, or both. … Continued

The UNC Graduate School Recognizes Allied Health Sciences Student Scholars at Annual Recognition Celebration

May 9, 2017

More than a dozen students in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Allied Health Sciences received recognition for their studies across four health care disciplines. On Thursday, April 20, 2017, The UNC Graduate School recognized dozens of students for their accomplishments during the school year, including Jesse Sykes, a second-year student in the Division of … Continued