Reality Check Fact #2

Over 50% of PSU students report having 4 or fewer drinks each week, if they drink at all.

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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Celebrating Service to the Country “North of Boston”

More than 400 alumni and friends gathered on February 3, 2015, to celebrate former New Hampshire Governor John Lynch as the twenty-second recipient of the PSU Alumni Association’s Robert Frost Contemporary American Award. The event, held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, NH, featured special guests including the Plymouth State Chamber Singers, led by Professor […]

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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.

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A Winning Team

Zara Jakubas ’16 and her sister Sunny ’18 grew up in Califon, New Jersey, a small Victorian-style town of just over 1,000 residents. It’s here that the two sisters took up tennis…