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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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Dr. Catherine Vuky Talks with New England Psychologist About Fear and Xenophobia Around the Coronavirus

Members of Chinese communities in the U.S. and elsewhere have reported incidents of mistreatment, harassment, bullying and bias related to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Dr. Catherine Vuky, assistant professor of Clinical Psychology and director of the Asian Mental Health Concentration, spoke with...

WJC Faculty Member, Alum Co-Author Article on Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Veterans

Dr. Susan Powell, associate professor in the William James College Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, and alumnus Michael Mullen co-authored

WJC Community Members Speak with WBUR’s Radio Boston About Bullying in Schools

The deaths of Phoebe Prince in South Hadley and Carl Walker-Hoover in Springfield ten years ago by suicide inspired the state to take steps to address

William James College Recognized for 2 Top Degree Programs by

William James College has been awarded top ranking status for two Master's programs by, a student-focused comprehensive research guide

William James College Recognized Among Schools with Lowest Default Rate Nationwide

William James College has been recognized in an annual report compiled by LendEDU for having one of the lowest default rates in the country.

Boston Business Journal: Colleges struggle to meet demand for mental health services

President Nick Covino pens op-ed on college mental health, "We must make mental health access an equal priority."

New England Psychologist: Evidence doesn’t support claim linking mental illness, mass shooters

After a pair of mass shootings in August killed more than 30 people in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, President Donald Trump made comments linking mental illness to mass shootings. However, experts say no such link exists. One of these experts, William James College professor Dr. Robert Kinscherff,...

PsychCentral: APA guidelines for girls and women put focus on strengths

APA guidelines are updated periodically to reflect social and cultural changes along with new developments in evidence-based treatments. Dr. Jill Bloom

Boston Herald: Recovery from physical trauma requires coping, adapting

Dr. Nicholas Covino, president of William James College and former director of psychology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, spoke with the Boston Herald for a story about recovery and readjustment to life following a sudden, potentially life-altering accident.

William James College Receives $690K Grant from Boston Children’s Collaboration for Community Health to Lead Innovative Behavioral Health Workforce Development Program

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Initiative (CAMHI) will expand and diversify the behavioral health workforce serving children, adolescents and families


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