Presentations and Webinars


Dr. Kosyluk delivered a webinar for the Criminal Justice, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Technical Assistance Center (CJMHSA TAC) titled "Understanding Stigma to Promote Inclusion and Recovery in Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Settings".  You can download the PowerPoint for this webinar here.  You can view a recording of the webinar here.

Dr. Kathleen Moore, Executive Director of the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute and Research Professor of Mental Health Law & Policy, Dr. Kristin Kosyluk, Assistant Professor of Mental Health Law & Policy, and Dr. Scott Strader, Director of USF's counseling center served as panel members on a town hall facilitated by State Representative David Silvers.  The town hall focused on addressing the mental health resources for college students during the changing landscape of the COVID pandemic.  

USF’s College of Behavioral and Community Sciences conducted a Minute for Mental Health Series to help address COVID-related mental distress among students, faculty, and staff.  Dr. Kosyluk presented on Stigma, Mental Health, and Treatment Seeking During COVID-19.

CBCS held its annual Fall Faculty & Staff Assembly on Friday, October 16, 2020. New faculty/staff were introduced, as well as faculty promotions. Reports of the activities of the Faculty Senate, Faculty Council, Curriculum Committee, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and Research Council were presented followed by Dean Serovich's State of the College address. Dr's Jerome Galea and Kristyn Kosyluk then presented "Bending the Mental Distress Curve among COVID-19 Responder: A Pilot Feasibility Study". The PowerPoint slides are available below.


Social Connection During COVID-19 announcement

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Stigma as Trauma Presentation

Stigma Resistance Among Individuals with Concealable Identities Presentation

Defining Mental Illness Stigma

The Influence of Stigma on Parent’s Willingness to Seek Help for their Minor Children

 Shatterproofing  Our Communities with Brave Coversations