MaryAnne Tatum entered a master’s degree program offered by the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, beginning in fall 2020. Tatum explained that her bachelor’s degree in journalism provided a jumping off point for the field, because communication is a critical skill for both areas of study. “Mental health counseling centers around communication,” … Continued
Weiss Urban Livability fellow, Shannon Mulloy, and Merit Assistantship awardee, Jenna Brunner, describe their scholarship activities for the 2020-2021 academic year. The fellowship is an initiative of The Graduate School. “Our division was very grateful to have two of our students receive these important and valuable scholarships. These scholarships provide funding, but importantly also provide … Continued
Madison Swisher, a first-year master’s degree student in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, is completing a nine-month traineeship with the North Carolina Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program in May. She will be the first CRMH student to complete the training. The LEND program at the Carolina Institute … Continued
Vicki Carpenter (’11 MS), an alumna of the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, decided to pursue graduate school as a non-traditional student following her then-teenage son’s diagnosis with schizoaffective disorder. “Being involved in his care and seeing what his mental health care was like, I had the opinion that this wasn’t a … Continued
HEELS Prep, an interdisciplinary collaboration designed to support young adults with intellectual disabilities (ID), has moved to an online format for summer 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; organizers hope the program will continue to support these individuals as they transition to adulthood.
Brianne Safer (MS ’20) began a year-long internship with Department of Psychiatry with the Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders inpatient unit that transitioned to telehealth care following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. In mid-March, Safer said she noticed her team became more creative with patient care as the hospital implemented restrictions for patient … Continued