Scanlan Center for School Mental Health
2022 Iowa Ideas Virtual Conference

2022 Iowa Ideas Virtual Conference

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October 13, 2022 - October 14, 2022
8:30-12:30 pm CST
Talk/Presentation

Presenter/s

Alissa Doobay
Alissa Doobay, Ph.D.
Director of Clinical Services
Scanlan Center for School Mental Health
Clinical Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology
College of Education
Barry A. Schreier
Barry Schreier, Ph.D.
Director of Higher Education Programming
Scanlan Center for School Mental Health
Clinical Professor of Counseling Psychology
University of Iowa College of Education
Gerta Bardhoshi
Gerta Bardhoshi, Ph.D.
Director of Research and Training
Scanlan Center for School Mental Health
Associate Professor of Counselor Education
University of Iowa College of Education

Event Details

Iowa Ideas is an annual virtual conference designed to gather Iowans from all perspectives to explore, discuss and offer solutions on issues impacting the state. Every attendee has the ability to customize their own schedule, with over fifty sessions across nine tracks. Join us for the following sessions!

Thursday, October 13 from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Session: Access to Mental Health Resources (Education Track)

Panelists: Alissa Doobay, Barry Schreier, and Okpara Rice

Across K-12 and colleges/universities, Iowa has seen a significant increase in the demand for mental health resources. How are administration offices handling demand and associated expense?

Thursday, October 13 from 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Session: Suicide Ideation Among Adults and Younger (Human and Social Services Track)

Panelists: Gerta Bardhoshi, Dr. Kelly Wood, Keri Noblest, and Drew Martel

A discussion on the range of stressors that can put individuals at mental health high risk. How is Iowa working through spikes and who is leading in resources?