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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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7 Tips to Help You Nail Your Grad School Interview

When applying to graduate school, you probably have questions about what to expect from the admission and interview process. Our Admissions Team put together seven tips to help you best prepare for your graduate school interview.

On Daring to Dream: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Six decades ago, in August of 1963, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) delivered what would become an iconic speech before a crowd of 250,000 gathered for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the largest gathering for civil rights of its time. “I have a dream,” King declared—a...

Our Funders Make a Difference: The Impact of Scholarships

Learn about our grant recipients: Health Resources and Services Administration Grant Recipient Barrington Latham; Heart Foundations Grant Recipient Edsel Cadet; and Mass General Brigham Grant Recipient Evelyn Monks.

Gathering for Growth: On-Campus Residency for the Leadership Psychology Program

Our PsyD in Leadership Psychology program is designed for the working professional and attracts students from across the country. These students impact many different industries and collectively help influence nearly every aspect of how an organization runs. While students learn online for most of their...

Building a Tradition of Belonging: The Role of Expressive Arts in Campus Celebrations

“The arts—whether visual, dance or music—are integral aspects of celebrating cultural practices and traditions from across the globe,” said Dr. Gemima St. Louis, Vice President for Workforce Initiatives who, along with her colleagues in the Center for Multicultural and Global Mental Health, has...

College Mental Health Initiative Launched at William James College

Grant funding from the Boston-based Ruderman Family Foundation (RFF) and the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education has positioned William James College (WJC) to bring valuable resources to campus, establish the College Mental Health Initiative (CMHI), and hire a director, WJC alum Mēgan Kersting,...

Connecting with Veterans in Nature

Kelly Ré, Sarah Garde, and Alexis Childs, clinical psychology doctoral students at William James College, along with Brittney Cloutier, clinical mental health counseling master’s student, had the valuable opportunity not only to create and deliver workshops focused on mental wellbeing, but also to...

Top 10 Common Scholarship Questions

Our admissions team assembled the most frequently asked questions about scholarships to help you during the application process.

Expanding and Strengthening the Mental Health Workforce in Schools

A $5.9 million-dollar grant—the largest in the history of William James College—will make a significant and immediate impact in public K-12 schools throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

5 Signs You’re Ready to Go Back to School

Have you been wondering if now is the right time for you to finish or advance your education? Our admissions team put together a list of five signs you're ready to go back to school.


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