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Health, Wellness, and Learning Resources at MICA

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  1. Health, Wellness, and Learning Resources at MICA J. Vincent Davis, Associate Dean for Student Health and Wellness Tyler Cornell, Student Health Services Director Patricia Farrell-McLaughlin, Counseling Center Director Dan Gutstein, Learning Resources Center Director Christopher Travers, Student Development Specialist Aaron Roppolo, Fitness Center Manager

  2. Wellness Center Services 1501 West Mount Royal Avenue • Student Counseling • Student Health • Fitness Center Bunting Center, Student Affairs Suite • Student Development Specialist Rm. # 260 • Associate Dean in Student Affairs for Health and Wellness Rm. # 262

  3. MICA Wellness CenterMission Statement The MICA Health and Wellness Center supports the academic mission of the College by fostering the promotion and maintenance of positive health for emerging artists and designers. The Center achieves this goal by offering a robust menu of high quality and culturally sensitive health related services that support student learning, development, and retention.

  4. Student Development Specialist • Address physical and psychological needs of students through individual and community-based interventions working closely with MICA Counseling and Student Health Services • The SDS can assist students with problem solving, but it is imperative for students to be proactive, take responsibility and address issues (health, mental health, etc.) with Student Affairs personnel as soon as possible in order to receive assistance.

  5. When to Refer..? • If… • I’m experiencing severe personal or family concerns and need to be away from school for an extended period of time • I’m suffering from an illness and need someone to help communicate that to my faculty • I suffer a physical injury and need parking accommodations to get to class • I need to withdraw from a class or all classes due to a medical or personal concern

  6. SHAC • A group of students that serve as an advisory board to the Wellness Center and support the mission by providing health programming and promotion

  7. SHAC • Tattoo and Body Piercing • Great American Smoke Out • Shake –N- Break • Sexual Assault Awareness Month • SHAC/BSU BBQ

  8. Counseling Services Serves the psychological and developmental needs of full-time undergrad and grad students Counseling Center services are free Staff are all licensed professionals • 2 licensed Clinical Social Workers • 2 licensed Psychologists • Psychiatrist (limited availability)

  9. Counseling Center Goals • Develop Resiliency • Support Academic & Personal Growth • Develop Independent Living Skills • Learn to Make Difficult Decisions • Accept Responsibility • Develop Lasting Relationships • Contribute to the Community

  10. Services & Scope of Practice • Individual, Group, & Couples Counseling • Emergency services coordinated with Student Affairs, Residence Life & Campus Safety • Services are confidential • Exceptions: • If student is a safety risk • If child or dependent adult abuse is suspected • 7 individual sessions per semester • Off-campus referrals for treatment made if • Intensive treatment needed • Specialty treatment required • Serious alcohol/drug abuse • Serious eating disorders • Students who are actively suicidal/psychotic/self-harming are provided emergency services, stabilized and referred for more intensive treatment.

  11. Where & When • Student Counseling Center • MICA Wellness Center, 1501 Mt. Royal, lower level • Call: 410-225-2367 • Email: pfarrell@mica.edu • Hours of Operation: • Monday-Wednesday 8:30 am – 6:00 pm • Thursday/Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • Drop-ins (M-F) 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

  12. Chase Brexton Health Services, Inc. Our mission is to provide compassionate, quality health care that honors diversity, inspires wellness, and improves our communities.

  13. The Clinical Team Tyler Cornell, CRNP Director, Clinical staff Annie Lee, CRNP Clinical staff Eduardo Leon Guerrero, MD Physician Consultant (Bi-monthly) Joanna Uretsky, CRNP Clinical Staff Jill Crank, CRNP Clinical Staff, back-up Amy Rial, CRNP Clinical Staff, back-up

  14. The Clinical Team Kalinda Marshall, RN/BSN, MPH Clinic Nurse Brittany Samuels Medical Assistant Shauna Dutton Front Office Coordinator Jill Weaverling Communications Specialist

  15. Services • Routine primary care • Urgent care assessment and referral • Women’s wellness • Comprehensive sexuality services • Basic first aid/wound care • Immunizations/vaccines/Allergy Immunotherapy • Health promotion and wellness • Lab Corps services • Pharmacy services (Cathedral St.) • Dental services (Cathedral St.) • Specialist referrals

  16. Insurance and Billing for Labs Office visits to the student health center are covered by the student heath fee for full-time students (no co-pay or office visit charge to insurance) All labs (example: urine testing, throat cultures, blood work, pap smears), procedures (example: wart removal, EKGs, I&D of abscess), and immunizations will be billed to insurance It is the responsibility of the student to know their coverage and deductable responsibilities. DO NOT IGNORE LAB BILLS. Insurance cards must be presented at the first office visit

  17. The Details Student Health Center telephone # 410-225-4118 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am - 5pm Wednesday 10:00am – 6:30pm Walk-in hours: The first hour daily. Scheduled and walk-in appointment services available with both a medical provider and nursing triage. 24-7 after-hours phone triage for urgent needs

  18. Disability Support at the College Level • The Transition from High School • Student Responsibilities at MICA • The Non-Traditional Academic Environment • Expectation for Attendance

  19. Documentation Guidelines • Currency and Thoroughness of Assessment • Consistent with ADA, OCR, Other Colleges • Availability Online at LRC website • Confidentiality and Waivers

  20. Services and Reasonable Accommodations • In the Classroom • Housing • Some Available for All MICA Students • Limitations

  21. LRC Office Basics • Dan Gutstein, Director • Katey Earle, Learning Specialist • Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm • Bunting Center 458 • (410) 225-2416 or LRC@mica.edu

  22. MICA Fitness Dedicated to providing innovative, fun, and challenging programs to encourage an active, healthy lifestyle for the MICA community

  23. Why MICA Fitness? MICA is creating a culture that focuses on building students who use fitness as an outlet for: • Inspiration • Learning • Stress-relief • Injury prevention/rehab • Lifelong wellness

  24. Inside MICA Fitness • Treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, weights, and strength equipment • Group fitness classes • Yoga, dance, Akido, aerobics, and muscle toning

  25. MICA Fitness fitness@mica.edu | 410.225.4951 | mica.edu/fitness