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Mental Health in College – A Difficult Transition

Presented by
The Pittsburgh Psychiatric Society

Monday, February 20, 2012

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
3811 O’Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm        Council Meeting- Room 412
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm        Educational Presentation with light snack- Auditorium
8:00 pm        Adjournment
TO REGISTER     CLICK HERE


Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this program, the participant should be able to:

  •  Identify college mental health resources available in the local community.
  •  Develop solutions to barriers of continuity of mental health care for college students.
  •  Identify mental health treatment needed for college students as they enter and leave college treatment settings.  Implement steps to ensure proper continuity of mental health care for college students.

Faculty

John Carter Brooks, MD
Consulting Psychiatrist
Division of Student Affairs, Counseling and Psychological Services
Carnegie Mellon

Stuart Hirsch, MD
Psychiatrist
Affiliated with University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Shadyside

Cynthia Valley, PhD
Director, Division of Student Affairs, Counseling and Psychological Services
Carnegie Mellon

Join us for a panelist dialogue between community and campus mental health care providers about current processes, barriers, and solutions to providing better care for students transitioning into the local college setting.  How can we as a community help these students from falling through the cracks?

If you have any questions please call 866-659-8629 or email at pittpsych@pamedsoc.org. Registrations are due by Thursday, February 16, 2012.

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