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Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – April 2018

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Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, April 2. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields and to ensure your children are receiving the support they need, consider attending our free workshop in April. This program is an approved alternative to the SMILE Program presented by …

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Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – March 2018

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Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, March 5. Winter can be a difficult time of year in general. Add the stress of a major life change like separation or divorce, and it can complicate things further. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields …

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UCCF Director Featured in Live Chat on Teen Depression and Suicide

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Director of the University Center for the Child and Family (UCCF) Cynthia Ewell Foster, Ph.D., participated in a recent Facebook Live chat on teen depression and suicide, sponsored by the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Dr. Ewell Foster teamed up with Dr. Polly Gipson to talk about how to support the teens in your life, signs of depression to watch for …

NEW: UMAP to Offer Teletherapy for Current and Former Clients

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Announcing UMAP teletherapy: UMAP is now offering teletherapy services to former and current UMAP clients. This means UMAP now offers speech therapy sessions online through live teleconferencing. Teletherapy is conducted similarly to our in-house therapy sessions — therapy is provided by licensed speech-language pathologists and tailored to each client’s individual needs — but without having to leave home. In order …

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Self-Compassion Group Therapy – Winter 2018

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If you’re having a difficult time with managing painful emotions, self-criticism or feeling alone, the Psychological Clinic’s Self-Compassion group may be a good fit. The new session begins Tuesday, Feb. 8 and will run for eight weeks. The sessions are from 5-6:30 p.m. each week and are led by an experienced postdoctoral fellow with expertise in self-compassion and mindfulness modes …

The Mark of Excellence: MARI Receives Re-Accreditation

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The Mary A. Rackham Institute has received re-accreditation from the Council on Accreditation. The designation is used to recognize programs that have met or exceeded the highest performance standards and best practices in human services.  “COA’s program of quality improvement is designed to identify providers that have met high performance standards and have made a commitment to their stakeholders to …

Speaking American English: A Communication Skills Workshop for English Language Learners – Winter 2018

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A Workshop to Enhance Student Communication Skills If English is not your first language, and you would like to work on being more confident in your use of American English, the University Center for Language and Literacy offers a special program to help build your communication skills. The program will help you “hear” the American accent for easier comprehension of …

MARI Holiday Hours

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Please note that the Mary A. Rackham Institute (MARI) and its centers and clinic will be closed for the holidays, following the University of Michigan seasonal schedule from Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 to Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. All MARI Centers will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Please feel free to contact us during that time — …

Professor Bruno Giordani Appointed Director of MARI

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With the new year comes a significant change at the Mary A. Rackham Institute (MARI). We will say goodbye to Director Cheryl King, Ph.D. at the end of the year after eight years of leadership. Dr. King is moving on to pursue further research opportunities in her specialty area of youth and young adult depression and suicide prevention. Her research focuses on …

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UCLL 80th Anniversary Open House Recap

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On Nov. 9, a variety of past and present clients and staff, families and friends, and those curious about UCLL visited during the 80th Anniversary Open House. The event kicked off with time to mingle and to explore UCLL programs before moving on to the remarks and tours of the building. UCLL Director, Dr. Carol Persad, spoke about the history …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – February 2018

Events, News, Parenting

Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, Feb. 5. Winter can be a difficult time of year in general. Add the stress of a major life change like separation or divorce, and it can complicate things further. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – December 2017

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Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, Dec. 4. Holidays plus a stressful life transition like separation or divorce can take their toll on everyone in a family. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields and to ensure your children are receiving the support …

Self-compassion Group Therapy – Fall 2017

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A new session of the Psychological Clinic’s Self-compassion group therapy is scheduled to begin soon. The group will run weekly on Wednesdays from 5:00-6:30pm, for 8 weekly 90-minute visits. The start date is dependent upon the number of participants. The group will be led by an experienced postdoctoral fellow with expertise in this area. About the Therapy Approach This group will blend Mindful Self-Compassion (Neff & …

December Session | University of Michigan Aphasia Program

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The Road to Recovery The University of Michigan’s Aphasia Program, or UMAP, is an intensive speech-language therapy program that provides individuals battling aphasia with the tools they need to rebuild and improve their communication skills and begin their recovery. Using the life participation approach and a variety of therapy modes, our certified speech-language pathologists use a curriculum that combines individual, …

UCCF Carries Out U-M Campus Suicide Prevention Program

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The University of Michigan, as the flagship public university in Michigan, educates over 43,000 students a year and is the largest employer in the state. Despite strong institutional commitment to mental health services, 24 percent of U-M students report thinking about suicide, while 11.3 percent ahve seriously considered attempting suicide at least once in the last academic year.  Additionally, 1.1 …

MARI Offices Closed Monday September 4,2017

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All Mary A. Rackham Institute (MARI) offices will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in celebration of Labor Day. We will resume our normal operating hours on Tuesday, September 5. We will reply to web and phone inquiries as quickly as we can once we return. We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend! Emergency Services Please …

October Session | University of Michigan Aphasia Program

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The Road to Recovery The University of Michigan’s Aphasia Program, or UMAP, is an intensive speech-language therapy program that provides individuals battling aphasia with the tools they need to rebuild and improve their communication skills and begin their recovery. Using the life participation approach and a variety of therapy modes, our certified speech-language pathologists use a curriculum that combines individual, …

November Session | University of Michigan Aphasia Program

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The Road to Recovery The University of Michigan’s Aphasia Program, or UMAP, is an intensive speech-language therapy program that provides individuals battling aphasia with the tools they need to rebuild and improve their communication skills and begin their recovery. Using the life participation approach and a variety of therapy modes, our certified speech-language pathologists use a curriculum that combines individual, …

Fall 2017 Sessions | U-M Aphasia Community

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University of Michigan Aphasia Community This September marks the beginning of our fall sessions for UMAC. Interested in meeting others with aphasia, learning their stories, and making connections? Come join us for one of the upcoming sessions. What: UMAC is a group communication program where you can meet others with aphasia, while boosting your language skills in a supportive environment. All members …