Ohio Program for Campus Safety & Mental Health


The Ohio Program for Campus Safety and Mental Health offers trainings throughout Ohio, including gatekeepers’ training programs, Psychological First Aid on Campus (a web-based training program) and an annual webinar series.

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2018-2019 Webinars

View the 2018-2019 OPCSMH webinar series 

Implementing the Zero Suicide Model on Campus

Sept. 20, 2018
Ruperto Perez, Ph.D. University of Alabama

Knowledge and Skills for Serving the LGBTQIA+ Community

Oct. 16, 2018
Liz Roccoforte, MA, Case Western Reserve University

Medical Marijuana and Its Impact on Campus

Nov. 15, 2018
Cindy Clouner, BSW, Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Drug Misuse Prevention and Recovery

Collective Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS)

Jan. 31, 2019, Noon – 1 p.m.

Amber Miracle

STarting a Collegiate REcovery Community

Feb. 13, 2019, Noon – 1 p.m.

Michael Harhager

Supporting college students with accommodations for serious and persistent mental illness

March 20, 2019, 12-1 p.m. EST

Dori S. Hutchinson, Sc.D., CPRP, CFRP

The intersection of mental health and academic progress

April 10, 2019, 11:30-12:30 p.m.

Sarah Lipson, Ph.D., Ed.M.

Best Practices for serving Black and African-American higher education students

May 22, 2019, 12 Noon

Juanita K. Martin, Ph.D.

Crisis Intervention in Higher Education

Sept. 24, 12 Noon

Officer Jeff Futo and Capt. Chris Jenkins

A Class of our Own: Supporting the Mental Health Needs of Students of Color

Oct. 31, 2019, 12 Noon

Dr. Kamesha Spates




The Ohio Program for Campus Safety and Mental Health hosted its 4th conference, Raising Student Voice and Participation, May 21, 2019, at the Quest Conference Center, 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio, 43240.

Allison Malmon, founder and executive director of Active Minds was the keynote speaker and presented: “Changing the Conversation about Mental Health” and afternoon breakout sessions addressed a variety of topics.

May 23, 2017:  Creating a Culture of Care CONFERENCE

This FREE mental health conference was held at the Quest Conference Center, Columbus Ohio. It was co-sponsored by Northeast Ohio Medical University and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.


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Web-based training

Psychological First Aid: Responding to Emergencies at Colleges & Universities

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Center of Excellence and the Ohio Department of Mental Health are pleased to present a unique opportunity to obtain on-line training in the provision of psychological first aid. This training program features trainers Carol Yoken, Ph.D. and Craig Vickio, Ph.D.

Please review the brief PowerPoint slide show on the Intended Use and Introduction to Psychological First Aid before viewing the training videos. The slide show will advance automatically. We recommend that you then view the training videos sequentially.

24 Hours of Giving • March 17-18, 2020