Silver Ribbon Luncheon (SRL) Series
The SRL series is designed to promote conversation and the sharing of information around topics of mental health among students, faculty & staff, administration, and community members. The series takes place every Tuesday in Usdan 110 and includes lunch. No RSVP necessary.
SRL Schedule Fall 2013
10th: ‘Topics in Sexual Violence Prevention and Healing’, Alysha Warren, LPC, Sexual Violence Resource Coordinator
17th: ‘Understanding the Impact of Weight Stigma’, Clara L. Wilkins, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Joseph Wellman, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology
24th: ‘Topics in Schizophrenia’, Professor Matthew Kurtz, Chair of the Neuroscience & Behavior Program
1st: ‘How to Prevent Eating Problems from Developing and Eat Well for Life’, Donna Fish L.C.S.W., Psychotherapist Private Practice New York City, author of Take the Fight Out Of Food, contributor Huffington Post
8th: ‘Deinstitutionalization in Mental Health Care; A watershed moment for Gilead and Wesleyan, a discussion of care transformation’, Barry Simon, CEO at Gilead Community Services Inc.
15th: ‘Topics in OCD & Anxiety’, Gene Gardino, L.C.S.W., Director of Counseling Services, Chapin School, NYC
29th: ‘Reframing Disability in Higher Education’, Dean Laura Patey, Director of Disability Services at Wesleyan University (Co-sponsored by Wesleyan Students for Disability Rights (WSDR))
5th: ‘Reading and Discussion on Psychological Content in Novel & Poetry’, Steven Parlato, Novelist and Assistant Professor
12th: ‘Topics in Depression and Suicide Prevention’, Dr. Jennifer D’Andrea, Ph.D., Director of CAPS at Wesleyan University
19th: ‘The Role of Social Context in Recovery from Mental Illness’, Charles Barber, Lecturer in Psychology at Yale University
3rd: ‘Topics in Epilepsy with a Focus on Temporal Lobe Epilepsy’, Gloster Aaron, Associate Professor of Biology and Neuroscience and Behavior at Wesleyan University