DOCC 2018



Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Opening Keynote Presentation

How Can Digital Technologies Help Us? Thomas Insel, MD, President and Co-Founder, MindStrong Health


    • Adverse Childhood Experiences, Creating Trauma-Informed Spaces, and Providing Trauma-Informed Care Nadia Bazzy, MA, LLMFT, Director, Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, University of Michigan; Polly Gipson, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry; Mary Gruman, MS, LPC, Birchbark Counseling; Mary Ufford Manner, MS, Great Start Coordinator, Venture North Funding & Development
    • Digital Strategies to Promote Mental Health Glenn Albright, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Baruch College, City University of New York; Nathan Demers, PsyD, Vice President & Director of Clinical Programs, YOU at College; Isla Reddin,BA, Co-Founder, Director of Strategic Partnerships, PocketConfidant AI

Mini Workshop (90 minute session)

  • Mapping Restorative Settings to Promote Mental Health and Inform Architectural Change for Recreation Sports and the Michigan Union
    Brian Schermer, PhD
    , Licensed Architect, Associate Professor of Architecture, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Michael Barton, Program Assistant, Wolverine Wellness, University Health Service, University of Michigan; Mary Jo Desprez, MA, Director, Wolverine Wellness, University Health Service, University of Michigan; Loren Rullman, PhD, Workshop Architects; Lisa Shea, MS, Associate Director, Programs & Marketing, Recreational Sports, University of Michigan
  • Campus and National Climate: Implications for the Mental Health of Students of Color and Other Marginalized Student Populations
    Sara Abelson
    , PhD Candidate, University of Michigan; Sarah Lipson, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, University of Michigan; Alfiee Breland-Noble, Director, AAKOMA, Senior Scientific Advisor, The Steve Fund
  • Harnessing Film and Creativity to Create a Positive Mental Health Culture on Campus
    Cary McQueen, MA
    , Founder, Executive Director, Art with Impact
  • How Space Design and Recreation Impact Wellbeing David Siegle, MBA, Senior Assistant Director, IMSB, University of Michigan; Ellen Dixon, BS, Assistant Director, Fitness and Wellness, University of Michigan Recreational Sports 
  • How to Support Marginalized Groups in Our Spaces Mary Larkin; LGBT Resource Center, Diversity & Community Involvement, Eastern Michigan University; Matt Statman LMSW, CAADC, Collegiate Recovery Program Manager, University Health Service, University of Michigan 
  • Creative Curriculum Initiatives and Student Wellbeing: The Evolution of “Tuning the Student Mind” Molly Beauregard, MA, MPA, Faculty, College for Creative Studies; Val Weiss, LMSW, Director of Wellness + Counseling, College of Creative Studies 

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Panel Discussion

Mental Health Disability on Campus: Cultivating Communities of Wellbeing in Higher Education 
Leah Goodman, MA, OTD, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, University of Illinois at Chicago; Dorothy Gotlib, MD, Staff Psychiatrist, Counseling and Psychological Services, University of Michigan; Phillip Saragoza, MD, Psychiatrist, Ann Arbor Center for the Family; Victor Schwartz, MD, Chief Medical Officer, The Jed Foundation; Stuart Segal, PhD, Director of the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities, University of Michigan

Concurrent Sessions

  • Down and Out: Providing LGBTQ+ Safe Spaces at a Non-Affirming Faith-Based University Sarah Godoy, PhD, Staff Psychiatrist, Director of Outreach, Catholic University of American; Kathryn Campana Scherer, PhD, Staff Psychologist, Coordinator of Group Therapy, Catholic University of America; Amy Fuhrmann, MA, Psychology Intern, Catholic University of America 
  • Fostering a Culture of Wellbeing on Campus at the University of MichiganJoy Pehlke, MEd, Health Educator, University of Michigan; Michael Barton, Program Assistant, Wolverine Wellness, University Health Service, University of Michigan 
  • Successes and Challenges in Changing Campus Structures and Processes to Promote Wellness Laura Horne, MPH, Director of Programs, Active Minds; Lee Swain, MA, Director, Jed Campus, The Jed Foundation 
  • Promoting Wellbeing Through Physical Spaces Kelly Hogan Stewart, MPH, Director of Health Promotion Wellness, University of Notre Dame; Katrina Conrad, MPH, Assistant Director of Health Promotion Wellness, University of Notre Dame 
  • International Student Mental Health: Promoting Wellness with MindfulnessKatherine Weyant, MA, TESOL, Lecturer, English Language Institute, University of Michigan; Trisha Dowling, MA, TESOL, Lecturer, University of Michigan; Allison Piippo, MA, TESOL, IEP Student Services Specialist, Eastern Michigan University; Laura Monschau, PhD, CAPS Embedded Psychologist for Rackham Graduate School, Counseling and Psychological Services, University of Michigan; Huan-Hsiang Ueng, PhD, Staff Psychologist, Counseling and Psychological Services, University of Michigan 
  • Behavioral Assessment & Intervention Teams: From Chaos to Case Management Grant L. Azdell, PhD, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Randolph-Macon College
  • Student-Driven Mental Health Policy and Environmental Change: Tools and Lessons Learned Mattie Ellis, Director of Active Minds Chapter, University of Michigan; Laura Horne, MPH, Director of Programs, Active Minds; Nicole Wesley, President, Active Minds at University of Michigan Dearborn
  • Supporting Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students through Collaboration and Organizational Redesign Diana Parrish, LMSW, Mental Health Care Manager, University of Michigan; Elizabeth Gonzalez, LMSW, Assistant Director of Clinical Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, University of Michigan; Will Sherry, LLMSW, Director, Spectrum Center, University of Michigan

Closing Keynote

Strategic Engagements: UCLA Depression Grand Challenge & Resilience Peer Network  Elizabeth Gong-Guy, PhD, Executive Director, Campus and Student Resilience, UCLA