10 Family Camping Destinations for Every Different Skill Level
From drive-to tent sites and cabins to totally remote adventures, this list of 10 amazing campgrounds for families has something for everyone!
How Open Educational Resources Give Faculty and Students What They Want
Undergraduate costs are on the rise and student loan debt is a huge issue impacting today’s society. How can we, as higher education professionals, help limit the costs for students while als…
Time Management Tips: How Not to Get Overwhelmed
When it comes to time management, there is a common misconception. The misconception is that time management is about getting more done. It’s about how to squeeze more things into your day. In this view, the more you get done, the better. This view, however, will only lead you to become overwhelmed and even burnt out. Plus, it’s possible that the things you get done are not the important ones. What is the right view then? How should we approach time management? A while back I listened to a leadership podcast by Craig Groeschel. He made two statements that I think give us the answer: “Wise time management is not about doing more. It’s about doing more of what matter most.” “To be effective, you don’t do more. You do less better.” In…
Can We Please Stop Focusing on Opioids? It is Time to Face The Scavenger Disease of Addiction
Without a doubt, the nation’s current “opioid epidemic” is a substantial public health problem. In 2015, it was estimated that 12.5 million American’s mi...
UCS welcomes Teal to Psychiatric Medical Team
Tue, 07/18/2017 - 2:38pm -- Denise Sortor United Counseling Service welcomes Laurie Teal, APRN, as the newest member of the Psychiatric Medical Team (PMT). The PMT supports all Divisions of UCS by providing medical treatments for psychiatric conditions and ensuring clinical standards of services are being maintained. The team also provides psychiatric consultation to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). “We are excited to have Laurie on board,” says UCS Executive Director, Lorna Mattern. “She has a deep concern and passion for psychiatric care and will be a valuable asset to our team.” Teal comes from a background of over 25 years of acute inpatient psychiatric care. She has been a group facilitator for Cognitive Behavior Therapy…