MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESJOE CIMINO & FRANCES TOSCA
Historical Overview1773- First hospital for mentally ill opened inWilliamsburg, PA1840- Asylums Opened1885- Government Hospital for the Insane1861- Amherst College1910- Princeton1920- American Student Health Association1957- American College Health Association- MentalHealth Section
History (Continued)Early Therapies in the 19th Century Benjamin Rush, MD Physical Education vs. Mental Education Asylums Faculty and ClergyEarly 20th Century changes, Mental HygieneMovement 1910-1925: Programs established
History (Continued)1931- First National Conference in Syracuse, NY1937- Second National Conference in D.C.1947- Third National Conference in New York, NYDana Farnsworth, MD, Harvard1954- Fourth National Conference in New York, NY
History (Continued)Multidisciplinary StaﬀGI BillBaby Boomers1961-1991: Recommended Standards and Practices for aCo"ege Health ProgramPolitical Uproar (Woodstock)1970s- Student Fees 1970s Struggles
History (Continued)DSM-IIICliﬀ Reiﬂer, University of MichiganMulticultural and LGBT client baseToday: budget, time commitment, professional vs. peercounseling services, understaﬀed, fee-for-servicerevenue, students in crisis, veterans, regular visitors
COUNSELING &PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES AT OHIO UNIVERSITY Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) provides mental health and adjustment services to students and also consultation to faculty, administrators and parents of students.Our services are designed to help students understand themselves and their diﬃculties and ultimately make healthy choices for their lives.We oﬀer developmental, preventive, and remedial services.We also provide programs that promote the intellectual, emotional, cultural, and social development of Ohio University students.We advocate a philosophy of acceptance, compassion, and support for those we serve, as well as for each other. We consistently strive to integrate multiculturalism into the everyday functioning and structure of our agency,including the individual, service, training, organizational, and administrative levels.
Our Interviewee•Dr. Paul Castelino•Licensed Psychologist andProfessional Clinical Counselor atCounseling & PsychologicalServices at Ohio University•Coordinator of Post-DoctoralFellowship and Counselor-in-Residence Programs•Also serves as ResearchCoordinator for the CounselingCenter•Got his Ph. D. at Loyola!
CPS Services Individual Counseling & Psychotherapy Medication Referral Couples Counseling Crisis Management Group Therapy Guided Meditation Outreach through presentations and Counselor-in-Residence Program After Hours Services BASICS Eating Disorder Support Team
Audience/Client Population Primarily students through drop-in services - Referral Services Work with parents, faculty, and administrator
Challenges Outreach isn’t always possible because of the case load- Desire for Greek Outreach Switch from long-term counseling to brief interventions Increase in the severity of students’ pathology
Our Role As Future #SAPros• Recognize where your competencies end and the time for referral begins• Work to reduce the stigma• Network and Connect
ReferencesImportant Events in NIMH History (1999). In National Institute of Health. Retrieved October 14, 2012, from ebscohost.Kraft, D. P. (2011). One Hundred Years of College Mental Health. Journal Of American College Health, 59(6), 477-481.P. Castelino (personal communication, October 12, 2012)Turner, H. S., & Hurley, J. L. (2002). The History and Practice of College Health (pp. 1-21). N.p.: University Press of Kentucky. Retrieved October 14, 2012Watt, S. K. (2010, May). Helping College Students [Electronic version]. Journal of College Student Development, 51(3), 23-49. doi:10.1353/csd.0.0128