Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2010 Depression on College Campuses conference! We hope you that were inspired and re-invigorated by the experience. This year's conference attracted approximately 400 attendees from 23 states and 55 campuses/institutions. This broad national representation, and cross-section of different campuses and disciplines, is what makes the Depression on College Campuses Conference unique. We greatly appreciate your continued support for this annual event!
2010 Conference Highlights
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Opening Keynote Presentation
Invisible: Student Voices, Mental Health, and the College Experience
U-M Educational Theatre Company; Callie McKee, Director
- Culturally Adapted Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Laura P. Kohn-Wood, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Educational and Psychological Studies, School of Education, University of Miami.
- Life Goals Collaborative Care: A Self Management/Care Management Intervention for Bipolar Disorder
Amy Kilbourne, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School.
- Mental Health First Aid: A Comprehensive Alternative for Gatekeeper Training
Nicole Speer, PhD, Research and Technical Assistance Associate, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Mental Health Program.
- Student Workshop - Be Heard: Talking About Mental Health
Colleen Coffey, Speaker`s Bureau Manager, Active Minds.
- Using Technology to Support Student Emotional Health.
Jed Foundation: Courtney Knowles, Executive Director, Jed Foundation; Campus Mind Works: Steve Brunwasser, MS, Doctoral Student, University of Michigan Department of Psychology; Stephanie Salazar, MPH, Project Coordinator, Campus Mind Works, University of Michigan Depression Center; MiTalk: Victoria Hays, PhD, Associate Director, University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services.
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Opening Panel Discussion
Student Outreach to Diverse Audiences
Moderator: Alison Malmon, Executive Director, Active Minds
A panel discussion featuring students from different campuses discussing innovative mental health outreach programs designed to reach students from diverse identity groups.
Panelists: Melanie Gutermuth, Texas State University; Katie Hanna, Oregon State University; Andrew Striker, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Eric Troy Wright, Jr., Florida A & M University.
Mental Health Outreach Among College Student Military Veterans by Melanie Gutermuth
Mens Project Poster by Katie Hanna
Suicide & LGBT Students by Andrew Striker
Looking Good, Acting Strangely: How Florida A&M University effectively infiltrated the stigmatization of a Black College campus by Eric Troy Wright
- A Preview of "Mental Health Care in the College Community": Community Mental Health and Professional Training in the College Mental Health Service.
Jerald Kay, MD Professor and Chair of Psychiatry, Wright State University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry; Victor Schwartz, MD, Dean of Students, Yeshiva University and Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
- Asperger's Syndrome and Mental Health
Lorraine Wolf, PhD, Director, Office of Disability Services, Boston University and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine.
- Multicultural Competence in Suicide Prevention
Richard Shadick, PhD, Director, Pace University Counseling Center.
- When Your Mind's Made Up: An Exploratory Study of College Mental Health and the Black Male Experience.
Daphne Watkins, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Social Work.
- Browned Out: How Ethnic Distinctions Among South Asians Can Impact Intervention and Treatment for Depression
Durriya Meer, PsyD, University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services.
- Graduate Student Mental Health: Different Needs and Approaches
Jane Bogart, MA, CHES, Director for Student Wellness, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), Center for Student Wellness.
- Positive Psychotherapy
Christopher Peterson, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan.
- Student Athlete Wellness Leaders: A Role in Identification and Treatment of Depression in Student Athletes
Margot Putukian, MD, FACSM, Director of Athletic Medicine, Princeton University.
Closing Keynote Presentation
Happiness is Different Things to Different People: Subjective Well-being in Global Perspective
Ronald F. Inglehart, Ph.D., Amy and Alan Lowenstein Professor of Democracy, Democratization, and Human Rights; Professor of Political Science, College of Literature Science and the Arts; Research Professor, Center for Political Studies, Institute for Social Research; University of Michigan
Special Thanks to our Donors
The Depression on College Campuses Conference organizers would like to thank the following for their financial contributions to this effort. Without their support and collaboration, this University-wide initiative would not be possible.
Katherine and Tom Goldberg
The Charles E. Kubly Foundation
William and Lisa Ford Foundation
University of Michigan
College of Engineering
Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies
Office of the Provost
School of Social Work
Office of the Vice President, Division of Student Affairs
Counseling and Psychological Services
University Health Service
Office of the Vice President for Research
Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
School of Public Health
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
School of Nursing
Office of the Dean, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
School of Kinesiology
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
School of Information
School of Natural Resources and Environment