Blaise Morrison, PhD, HSP-P, CRC, LPC, is an Assistant Professor within the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, a part of UNC’s Department of Health Sciences. His research primarily focuses on the intersection of family and disability, particularly in understanding the impact of disability on families and the impact of family on the … Read more
The Department of Health Sciences’ Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling alumna Amanda Novachek was on the Triangle Business Journal’s 40 under 40 list for her work as owner and head coach of Rock Steady Boxing NC Triangle. The list highlights people making a difference in the triangle through their work in the … Read more
Dr. Dara Chan, Associate Professor in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, had a recent publication highlighted in NIDILRR’s “Research in Focus” weekly spotlight. The original Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders article was written with program alumni Julie Doran and Osly Gaolbardi as co-authors.
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,” … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more