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Collaborating in the Field: Doubling Down on Education About the Co-Response Model

Collaborating in the Field: Doubling Down on Education About the Co-Response Model

In one way or another, Sarah E. Abbott, PhD, Director of the Center for Crisis Response and Behavioral Health, has spent the majority of her career at the intersection of individuals experiencing a mental health crisis and the community at large. Her first exposure to work in America (after earning her BA at home, in England) came via recruitment by a nonprofit agency in central Massachusetts where Abbott spent several nights each week in a residential group home for individuals ages 18-25 with a mental health condition. While there, she witnessed first-hand the challenges associated when police responded to calls—which didn’t always go well.

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Parents Magazine Highlights Asian Mental Health Parent Guide

There has been a steep rise in discrimination, harassment, and verbal and physical assaults against Asian Americans since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Recognzing the important role parents play in supporting children who may face attacks or see this behavior around them, the College's Asian Mental...

APA Monitor: 3 questions for Robert Kinscherff

APA Monitor: 3 questions for Robert Kinscherff

William James College Again Recognized for Low Default Rate

William James College Again Recognized for Low Default Rate

Dr. Jenny D'Olympia Speaks with Mass Air National Guard’s 102nd Intelligence Wing Podcast

Dr. Jenny D’Olympia, assistant chair of counseling and behavioral health department, director of the Online MA in Psychology program, and interim director of the Military and Veterans Psychology (MVP) Concentration and Train Vets to Treat Vets program, joined Jill Garvin, psychological health director...

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Yayci Patiño, Clinical Psychology, PsyD 2020

Dr. Yayci Patiño is a post-doctoral fellow in the UCLA Health System where she conducts neuropsychological and psychodiagnostic evaluations Spanish-speaking and Hispanic/Latino patients.

AICUM Insight: Mental Health on College Campuses

William James College President Nick Covino joined the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM) for an episode of AICUM Insight, a podcast that discusses issues important to higher education and highlights the critical role that institutions play in educating students,...

Dr. Robert Kinscherff Interviewed by "Kids Imprisoned" Project

Nearly three-quarters of youth behind bars suffer from mental health issues. Resources available to those who need mental health services vary widely among states

What is Chemo Brain? Dr. Cara Pendergrass speaks with CURE Magazine

What is Chemo Brain?

Boston Globe: Dr. Natalie Cort Explains How to Start Talking to Kids About Race

Parents should engage with children about racial injustice early and often. Proactive anti-racism requires more than one discussion.


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