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CAFE Lunch Talks
Join your colleagues for a free lunch and an opportunity to share, listen, and discuss ideas across a wide range of topics.
Lunch talks are announced through email. An R.S.V.P. is requested but is not required. Sign in before you enter the Dining Hall.
Faculty and staff are welcome!
2011 Lunch Talks
Knowing your limits: How faculty can empower students who are experiencing psychological difficulties.
Dorill Dining Hall Annex
This timely program will help faculty members assist students who are experiencing emotional distress or displaying disruptive behavior in class. The prevalence and severity of students' psychological problems are increasing. Today's students are more likely to enter Longwood with a history of psychological issues (i.e. anxiety, depression, low self-esteem). This interactive program will explore such issues as when to refer, how to refer, and what information about a student can be disclosed and to whom. A role play will spark discussion. There will be an opportunity to respond to participants' questions.
Panelists: Wayne R. O'Brien (Ph.D. Director of the Counseling center), Maureen Walls-McKay (Psy.D. Associate director of the Counseling center), Jennifer Apperson (PH.D. Professor of Psychology), Kristen Spitler (Psychology Major, Counseling Center Intern)
Microsoft Powerpoint: Faculty Outreach Presentation By Maureen Walls-McKay