Reality Check Fact #1:

Most PSU students “party” less than 2 nights each week (80%).

Fact taken from 2015 NH Higher Education on line Alcohol and Drug Survey at PSU

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David Bouchard

 

Credentials: David Bouchard

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
  • MSW (Master of Social Work), University of New England, 1990
  • BA, University of Maine at Orono (Psychology and French), 1981
  • Junior Year Abroad University of Paris (Sorbonne), 1978-79
  • Member, NASW, ACSW

Biography:

Dave joined the Counseling and Human Relations Center in 2005 as part time staff member. When not on campus, Dave oversees several community based mental health services (access to care, emergency service and an outpatient practice) that are all part of an outpatient mental health clinic. In addition Dave has direct counseling and therapy work experience in outpatient settings as well as liaison roles with local hospitals and the university . He is a member of a regional leadership team for Public Health promoting mental health resources and he participates actively in community education on mental health topics. At different times Dave also provides supervision to social work candidates for licensure.

Counseling Approach and Areas of Specialization:

When working with students at the counseling center, Dave’s approach to therapy and counseling offers a collaborative approach to problem solving and also helping students consider often overlooked strengths that can assist them with better self-understanding , healing and/or pursuing goals for personal growth.

Interests:

Any time spent with family and friends; over the past several years Dave has enjoyed running. Besides running, he likes activities that take him out of doors: snowshoeing and biking and hiking;  He also has an interest in the cinema, especially documentary films and American History.

In Plymouth Magazine

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Arts: Digital Repository Puts PSU’s History and Culture at Your Fingertips

Where can you get a close look at a photo of Babe Ruth standing in front of the Draper and Maynard Building, peruse a 1905 copy of Plymouth Normal School’s literary magazine The Prospect, and examine an aerial view of Plymouth State’s campus in 1960? Thanks to PSU’s digital repository, these historical treasures—along with 15,000 […]

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PEOPLE FIRST: The Presidency of Sara Jayne Steen

In her introductory remarks for her first Faculty Day on August 23, 2006, President Steen said, “PSU’s future is something we’ll shape together.” What follows are just some of the many initiatives launched and nurtured during her presidency, as told by the people who worked with her to shape them.

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Closing the Gap

When Emily Russell ’15CAGS started teaching 16 years ago, she quickly realized that academics were taking a backseat to her students’ social and emotional needs.