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Release Date: 12/15/2023

Dr. Gustafson Awarded the Sinai Urban Health Institute Equity Research…

The Sinai Urban Health Institute (SUHI) Equity Research fellowship supports partnering with colleagues at Sinai around health equity focused research. Dr. Gustafson will be focused on the development of community health worker (CHW) mental health models.


Release Date: 12/15/2023 Source: UIC Child Migration Across the Americas Symposium

Dr. Rusch served as a panelist at the November 7th UIC Child Migration Across…

Dr. Rusch served as a panelist at the November 7th UIC Child Migration Across the Americas Symposium that was co-sponsored by the Dept of Anthropology, Gender and Women's Studies, and Institute for the Humanities She presented on "Evidence-based practice within the context of structural violence: Advocacy-centered and empowerment-based clinical care."


Release Date: 03/28/2023 Source: Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Dr. Erika Gustafson has been selected as a 2023 fellow for the SCCAP Leadership…

The goal of the SCCAP LEAD Institute is to provide professional development, networking, and leadership skills for graduate students and early career professionals. 


Release Date: 02/22/2023 Source: Choosing Therapy

The Effects of Divorce on Children & How to Help them Cope

Divorce may have many effects on children, including social withdrawal, attachment issues, and behavioral problems. Children of divorce are also at increased risk of mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression, interpersonal relationship difficulties, and unwanted health outcomes in adulthood.


Release Date: 08/24/2022 Source: I-MMÁS Latino/Latina Mental Health Symposium

Dr. Dana Rusch was an invited online presenter at the June 30th Illinois…

Dr. Dana Rusch was an invited presenter at the June 30th Illinois Mexican and Mexican-American Students Initiative (I-MMÁS) online International Symposium on Latino/Latina Mental Health. Her presentation focused on immigration policy and mental health. The recording of the symposium can be found here:


Release Date: 04/20/2022

In January, Dr. Dana Rusch submitted a public comment to the Federal Registrar…

In January, Dr. Dana Rusch submitted a public comment to the Federal Registrar with data-driven policy recommendations to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Interagency Taskforce on the Reunification of Families.