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The university is planning to launch a new Student Health/Wellness Advisory Board , after the Mental Health Advisory Board was shut down in January.

New Student Health Advisory Board to Expand Scope

The university plans to launch a general Student Health/Wellness Advisory Board in the fall semester to replace the Mental Health Advisory Board, which shut down in January, causing some student mental health advocates to raise concerns about the future of mental health policy on campus. The new advisory board will[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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University administrators served on a panel about Georgetown’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services at the second Mental Health Open Forum on Monday.

Panel Calls for Greater Mental Health Reforms

Despite recent organizational changes, including new staff and reduced fees for mental health services, Counseling and Psychiatric Services is still not fully equipped to address the demand for mental health support, according to a panel of six university administrators from the Mental Health Advisory Board at the university’s second annual[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

CAPS Cuts Costs for Services

Georgetown Counseling and Psychiatric Services has reduced its fees starting in the fall 2016 semester by 89 percent for follow-up psychology visits and by 80 percent for follow-up psychiatric visits and expanded free services in an effort to increase undergraduate student access to mental health services. Follow-up psychotherapy visits now[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Emeritus Director of the University of Delaware Counseling Center Dr. John Bishop released a report on Georgetown's medical leave of absence process June 28.

Report Examining Medical Leave of Absence Process Released

Georgetown’s medical leave of absence process is achieving its goals, but could benefit from changes including increasing communication between students on an MLOA and the university and increasing training for university staff, according to a report released by Emeritus Director of the University of Delaware Counseling Center Dr. John Bishop[Read More…]

by July 11, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Medical Leave Of Absence Reexamined

Counseling and Psychiatric Services will form a support group for students returning from a medical leave of absence as part of a series of recommendations from Georgetown’s Mental Health Advisory Board seeking to improve the medical leave of absence process, according to a campus-wide email Wednesday. Currently, students returning to[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top