Distinguishing Mental Illness from Incivility in the Classroom UTSA Libraries – Faculty Services

Thu February 13

10 - 11:30 a.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12C   |  Faculty Center Conference Room, Main Campus

The presentation will discuss the prevalence and types of Mental Illness typical among college students including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Information regarding typical signs of mental illness, and how they may differ from Incivility in the classroom will also be provided.  Existing resources on campus for seeking help in supporting students, managing classroom issues, and insuring safe learning environments for everyone will also be discussed. 

Dr. Mary McNaughton-Cassill

Dr. Mary McNaughton-Cassill 

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Dr. McNaughton-Cassill’s research interests involve stress and coping in modern life, and how people can better cope with both media induced and personal stress and trauma. She is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in Texas and works both in private practice and doing disaster mental health work.

Dr. McNaughton-Cassill holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from UCSD/SDSU, and B.A. & M.S. in Psychology from UC Santa Barbara.

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