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