This webinar describes methods to help support college students with mental health conditions who have been affected by disruptions in school due to COVID-19. This webinar is for providers who currently provide supported education services or who support college students on campus in the Office of Disability/Accessibility, Counseling/CAPS, and other academic support offices. The emphasis of this webinar is to share strategies that can help students develop organizational strategies while working from home. Students will be struggling to figure out a new routine in the wake of COVID-19 and negotiating new ways to manage the demands of their coursework as classes move on-line. The first 45 minutes of the webinar will cover relevant content, and the final 30 minutes will be allotted for Q&A to allow for brainstorming and resource sharing.
Michelle Mullen is the developer of the Helping Youth on the Path to Employment (HYPE) model, career development intervention for young adults with mental health conditions, and Principle Investigator of the NIDILRR funded Promoting Careers Among Transition Age Youth and Young Adults with Psychiatric Conditions. She is with the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and was formerly at Rutgers University. She received her Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling with a specialization in Psychiatric Rehabilitation from Boston University and intends to complete her PhD in Social Welfare from the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. Michelle has led multiple research and development projects evaluating the effectiveness of various interventions for college students with psychiatric conditions.
To learn more about the Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research, visit https://www.umassmed.edu/TransitionsACR/.