"Mental Health and the Campus Commuity"
Dr.J. Lavelle Ingram, Director, UMBC University Counseling Services

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J. "Dr. Jay" LaVelle Ingram is currently the Director of University Counseling Services and previously worked as a counselor at UMBC from 1988 to 1993. She is a Clinical Psychologist, having earned her doctoral degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and her undergraduate degree from Smith College.

The second youngest of 24 children, Dr. Jay taught psychology courses at UMBC, the University of Baltimore, Georgia State University and the Georgia School of Professional Psychology. An expert on diversity issues, she has conducted training sessions for many different organizations including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the City of Atlanta and the National Football League, and also posted diversity articles on the Life in the USA website.

Dr.Carolyn Tice, Associate Dean, School of Social Work

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Dr. Tice's interest in mental health began when she worked as a social worker in mental associations located in the coalfields of West Virginia. She has built on those experiences to highlight in classes and through her research the impact that social policy and services have on individuals and their communities.

She is the coauthor of three books with a fourth on international social work in process. In her books and the majority of publications and presentations, Dr. Tice uses a strengths perspective to explore issues of social worker practice and policy. Dr. Tice has been in her current capacity at UMBC for four years, after serving as Chair of Social Work at Ohio University for nine years. Her teaching effort includes undergraduate and doctoral course on social policy and a First Year Seminar, Images of Madness, which explore stereotypic images of mental illness depicted in feature films.

Dr. Carlo DiClemente, Professor, Department of Psychology

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Dr. DiClemente has worked in the field of mental illness and substance abuse for over 20 years as a clinical psychologist and a researcher. His research is focused on addictive and health behaviors and the process of human behavior change. Dr. DiClemente has been at UMBC in the psychology department for over 12 years and this year was named the Lippitz Professor of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. He has published extensively on motivation and behavior change and the application of the Transtheoretical Model of Intentional Behavior Change to a variety of health and addictive behaviors.

Dr. DiClemente is the co-developer of the Transtheoretical Model of behavior change with Dr. James Prochaska. Dr. DiClemente is the author of numerous scientific articles and book chapters on motivation and behavior change and the application of this model to a variety of health and addictive behaviors. Dr. DiClemente has co-authored a self-help book based on this model of change, Changing for Good and several professional books, The Transtheoretical Model, Substance Abuse Treatment and the Stages of Change, and Group Treatment for Substance Abuse: A Stages of Change Therapy Manual. His most recent book, Addiction and Change: How Addictions Develop and Addicted People Recover was published by Guilford Press in 2003 and released I paperback in 2006. His current projects involve smoking prevention and cessation, brief interventions for problem drinking, adolescent and adult dietary change and health risk reduction, and addiction prevention and treatment.

Carlo DiClemente received his MA in Psychology at the New School for Social Research and his Doctorate in Psychology at the University of Rhode Island. For the past 25 years he has conducted funded research in health and addictive behaviors. He has directed an outpatient alcoholism treatment program and served as a consultant to private and public treatment and prevention programs. For his work in the addictions he was given the Innovators Combating Substance Abuse award by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and has received the John P. McGovern Award from the American Society on Addiction Medicine (ASAM), and a Distinguished Contribution to Scientific Psychology award by the Maryland Psychological Association and the American Psychological Associationí Division on Addictions. He has served as president of the APA Division on Addictions (50) and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society.

Mr. Charles Milligan, J. D., Executive Director, Center for Health Program Development and Management

Charles (Chuck) Milligan, executive director of the Center since 2004, directs the Centerís staff and provides leadership in accomplishing the Centerís strategic agenda and mission. Mr. Milligan oversees delivery of services to clients, which include the Maryland Medicaid program, other state and local agencies in Maryland, the federal government, other state Medicaid agencies, and private foundations. Mr. Milligan also coordinates the Centerís work with academic departments and research centers at UMBC.

Before joining the Center, Mr. Milligan was vice president at The Lewin Group, where he provided consulting services to states and other clients, primarily involving the Medicaid program and coverage for the uninsured. Prior to that, he was Medicaid and SCHIP director for the state of New Mexico. He practiced as a health law attorney earlier in his career.

Mr. Milligan has served on many committees and delivered presentations to the federal Medicaid Commission, National Health Policy Forum, National Governors Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Association of State Medicaid Directors, Americaís Health Insurance Plans, and American Hospital Association, among other organizations. Mr. Milligan served as adjunct faculty for the University of California at Berkeley, St. Maryís College, and John F. Kennedy University, teaching graduate level courses on health and elder law. At UMBC, he is currently affiliate associate professor of public policy, as well as affiliate professor in the Erickson School of Aging Studies.

Mr. Milligan holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, an M.P.H. from the University of California at Berkeley, and a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.