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Children’s Mental Health Matters: William James College Hosts Annual Conference and Launches the Center for Behavioral Health, Equity, and Leadership in Schools
William James College ushered in Mental Health Awareness Month and celebrated Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week on May 5 with a half-day conference aimed at exchanging knowledge and best practices in addressing the mental health needs of children, adolescents and families — in particular, those...
William James College Awarded $50,000 Cigna Foundation Grant To Support Mental Health Equity Program for Asian American Communities in Massachusetts
WJC was awarded a $50,000 grant by the Cigna Foundation to fund a one-year pilot of the Asian Competency Education (ACE) program. The program will help increase equity and access to quality behavioral health care for underserved Asian populations in the Commonwealth.
We Stand with Asian and Asian American Communities
For the past two years, the country has witnessed escalating hate and terrorizing violence directed to our Asian and Asian American communities. The targeted and lethal violence brutally continued during the past week as many Asian communities, around the world including in the US, began celebrating...
Alumni Spotlight: Enin Rudel, PsyD, Leading with Emotional Intelligence
The average person spends 90,000 hours working over a lifetime. Dr. Enin Rudel, Leadership Psychology PsyD graduate and current director of the Inclusive Leadership concentration, challenges leaders to build healthy work environments where employees can bring their whole selves to the office or Zoom...
Ruderman Family Foundation Sponsors WJC/AICUM Higher Education Leaders Summit
William James College received a grant of $13,000 from the Ruderman Family Foundation (RFF) to convene higher education leaders and directors of campus counseling centers for the first “Reimagining Behavioral Health in Higher Education” Summit in partnership with AICU Mass and William James College.
How 30-Minutes of Exercise a Day Can Benefit your Mental Health
A look at how physical activity can benefit your mental health as a treatment of moderate depression.
Dr. Kris Taylor Co-Leads Training on Effective Implementation of Equitable and Inclusionary Practices
The Center for Behavioral Health, Equity, and Leadership in Schools (BHELS) at William James College joined the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS) Executive Institute to promote the critical work of educational equity, racial understanding, and organizational transformation.
School Psychology Students, Faculty Collaborate on Research and Publication
Two students in the School Psychology MA/CAGS program turned a class assignment into a research trifecta with the support of Dr. Robyn Bratica, assistant professor and program director.
Connecting with Military Families: An Insider's View
Jacqueline Gagliardi, M.Ed., interviewed fellow William James College faculty member Dr. Jenny D'Olympia, for an article in The New England Journal for Relational and Systemic Practice exploring ways to create more successful dynamics that respect the client's experience.
Question and Answer: “Black Health and Wellness,” Dr. Natalie Cort on Black Mental Health and the 2022 Theme for Black History Month
The 2022 theme, “Black Health and Wellness,” recognizes the legacy of Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine, along with those practiced in other "ways of knowing," like midwives, naturopaths, and herbalists, throughout the African Diaspora.
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