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Uzma Khan ’20 Spring Internships Highlight Importance of Mental Health

May 13, 2020

Uzma Khan ’20 spent the spring semester interning with two clinical sites: the crisis unit at the Chapel Hill Police Department and the UNC Medical Center heart transplant, lung transplant and left ventricular assist (LVAD) programs; both internships migrated to telehealth platforms as the COVID-19 pandemic began. Khan, a native of India, said the police … Read more

Eniko Rak Receives Five-Year Training Grant to Train Experts in the Mental Health Counseling and Vocational Rehabilitation of Individuals with Mental Illness

April 29, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ Rehabilitation Services Administration (OSERS/RSA) has awarded Eniko Rak with a five-year training grant to fund up to 36 students in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling master’s program. The goal of the project, titled “Advanced Training for Rehabilitation Counselors to … Read more

Morrison Provides Recommendations for Caregivers During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 20, 2020

Blaise Morrison, an assistant professor in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, said the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a heightened sense of awareness and anxiety for caregivers, no matter the medical condition at hand. “The caregiver is in a situation of having to play advocate to try and help get the … Read more

Alumnus Spotlight: Maj. Mark C. Fleming ’98

January 29, 2020

Name: Maj. Mark C. Fleming Program: Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Graduation Year: 1998 Current Employer and Job Title: Regional Vice President at Universal Health Services and Major in the United States Army. Tell us about your job: Due to the foundation I received from my education at UNC-Chapel Hill, I have … Read more

Department Leads Interprofessional Series for Students

December 19, 2019

The Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences has launched a professional development series as part of its curriculum in order to foster a better understanding of interprofessional, skills-based work. This series enhances the student experience by showcasing a variety of advanced clinical topics to speech-language pathology students, conducted by master clinicians who have at least five … Read more