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Thinking Outside the Box

A visit with Jim Koller and Karen Weston, Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology

By LuAnne Roth
Published: - Topics: mental health psychiatry psychology mental illness pathology

Collaborations (Koller)

Topics: suicide suicide prevention

The Center has been working with the School of Nursing and the College of Education at MU to provide mental health training for nurses, teachers, principals, and school counselors. Thanks to the collaboration with Vocational Rehabilitation, the Department of Health, the national centers on mental health, and other federal agencies, they have been able to do outreach, sharing, collaboration, and program development. “That’s the only way we’re going to be able to surmount some of these issues,” Koller remarks. “Without that collaboration, we would not be where we are today.”