Coffee Hours for Counselors

CARD regularly hosts coffee hour events for guidance counselors free of charge as a service of the Division of Education in conjunction with the Mount Saint Mary College Admissions Office and CARD.

Fall 2016 topics will be announced soon!

Who should attend
Teachers, guidance counselors, school psychologists, school nurses, social workers, administrators, and service providers.

These workshops are free of charge to counselors and school personnel as a service of the Mount Saint Mary College Admissions Office and the Center for Adolescent Research and Development.

To register and for more information, please email

Past Coffee Hour Events

  • ADHD in Schools: October 15, 2013
    Guest Speaker: Martin L. Kutscher, MD, PLLC, behavioral neurology specialist and Assistant Clinical Professor for the Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, New York Medical College
  • Combatting Bullying in Schools: November 12, 2013
    Guest Speaker: Jayme Weis, MSW, trainer for Restorative Justice, Olweus Anti-Bullying and Safe School Ambassador (Community Matters)
  • Eating Disorders: March 4, 2014
    Guest Speaker: Dianna Chillo, LSWR
  • Heroin Addiction: October 21, 2014
    Guest Speaker: Tammy Rhein, Director of Mental Health & Dependency Service, Orange County
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  • Dealing with Students’ Anxiety Disorders: November 18, 2014
    Guest Speaker: Andrew O’Grady, LCSW-R, Executive Director, Mental Health America of Dutchess County
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  • Teach the Change: September 29, 2015
    Inviting High Potential Under-represented Students into the Teaching Profession
  • Understanding Teen Dating Violence and Survivor Centered Responses: March 8, 2016
    Guest Speaker: Alex Boswell, Youth Educator and Advocate, Safe Homes of Orange County
  • School Refusal: April 5, 2016
    Guest Speaker: Deirdre Hallinan, Director of Pupil Personnel Services, Goshen Central School District
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Please email for more information.