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Medaille has received over $1.2 million in renewed grant funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), which will allow the College’s clinical mental health counseling students to continue to provide critical mental health services to medically underserved and at-risk populations within Buffalo, Rochester and the surrounding communities.
Associate Professor of Mental Health Counseling Donald E. Nowak Jr., Ph.D., CRC, recently offered his expertise on gambling addiction in response to questions related to online gaming, sports betting and online lotteries in an “Asks the Experts” feature on WalletHub. Dr. Nowak weighed in on the impact of COVID-19 on the online gaming industry and on people struggling with gambling addiction.
David Teplin, PsyD, senior adjunct professor in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program (PsyD), has been appointed to the editorial review board for the Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied.
Department of Counseling & Clinical Psychology Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Hennessey Lustica recently wrote and published a children’s book titled Masks & Smiles. As a school-based mental health provider and parent herself, Dr. Lustica wanted to address the impact that wearing masks can have on the social and emotional wellness of elementary-aged children, especially with the return to school this fall.
Keith Klostermann, Ph.D., LMFT, LMHC, an assistant professor in Medaille’s master’s in marriage and family therapy program, has been invited to serve as an editorial board member for Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS) journal.
Join me, Nick LaMarca an adjunct instructor with the Clinical Mental Health Program, and a quarter of a million people from hundreds of cities across all 50 states to raise awareness and funds that will save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling students and Program Director Dr. Helena Boersma joined over 50 peers from across New York State to lobby for changes in the state licensure bill.
In light of Mental Health Awareness Month, Dr. Castro-Blanco describes the importance of mental health awareness, offers insight on handling stress, and speaks about how Medaille’s counseling and clinical psychology programs are addressing a need in the local community.
Dr. Keith Klostermann, an assistant professor in Medaille’s master’s in marriage and family therapy program, has been recognized as a certified trainer in Feedback Informed Treatment, an evidence-based practice for evaluating and improving the quality and effectiveness of behavioral health services.
VP for Academic Affairs Dr. Lori V. Quigley interviews doctoral program in clinical psychology (PsyD) Clinical Associate Professor Dr. David Castro-Blanco, fifth-year PsyD student Melissa Young and community partner Dr. Bill Reynolds.