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Oct 3, 2022
Meet the Team
Counseling and Psychological Services
Kellogg Conference Hotel 3203
English Transcript of the American Sign Language dialogue is below:
Ashely: Hey, what’s up? I haven’t seen you around lately.
Beauty: I’m okay, I ‘m just chilling.
Emily: No, you’re not okay. You don’t seem yourself. Are you sure you’re alright?
Beauty: You’re right. I haven’t been myself. I am under a lot of stress. I can’t cope and I feel overwhelmed.
Ashley: It seems like you’re going through a hard time. We’re here to support you.
Emily: It’s nice to have friends supporting you. It’s also nice to have someone neutral, such as a counselor. There’s a place called CAPS.
Beauty: What is CAPS?
Ashley: CAPS is Counseling and Psychological Services. Let me show you their Facebook page.
Rush: Hi, welcome to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Dove: If you need an appointment, come and see me.
Zelaya: Are you struggling with your studies? Are you feeling stressed or frustrated?
Henley: Are you experiencing anxiety or feeling worried? Are you homesick?
Schilling: Are you feeling depressed? Are you having suicidal thoughts?
Kachman: Do you need accommodations for OSWD?
Mompremier: Are you concerned about having ADHD or learning disability? Come for an assessment.
Martin-Davis: Are you experiencing relationship issues or conflict with friends or family?
Emery: Do you need to talk to someone? Do you need guidance in self-analyzing to figure out what to do?
Shire: Are you or your friends and family struggling with alcohol or drugs? Are you experiencing different struggles or issues in your life, if so, do not keep it bottled up. CAPS is here to provide support in processing your feelings. We provide individual, couple, and group counseling. Everything that is discussed is confidential. There are exceptional to confidentially. If you are at risk of harm to yourself for others. If you engage in child abuse or abuse of a dependent adult. When court orders are involved. Everything else is confidential. By the way, you get six free sessions!
Shird: How are you?
Zelaya: I’m okay
Beauty: CAPS… I think I am ready to see someone at CAPS.
Emily: CAPS is close by.
Beauty: CAPS is located inside the Kellogg hotel ?
Emily: Yes, inside the hotel.
Ashely: Are you ready to go?
Emily: It will be fine.
If you are in need of services from CAPS, contact us at Contact here, 202-250-2300 (VP), or 202-651-6080 (voice) for more information; we will get back to you at the earliest convenience.
If you are experiencing an emergency right now and it is after 5 pm or a weekend, please contact DPS at Contact here or call/text 202-651-5555.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS’s) provides service, training, and advocacy focused on all student mental health needs and the deaf community.
We support student academic and social-emotional development by providing high-quality assessment, counseling, crisis intervention, and prevention programs. And we provide consultation services for faculty and staff and contribute to the student paraprofessional training programs.
The Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) department is committed to providing culturally affirming services to the campus community. CAPS follows the multicultural guidelines and professional standards developed by the professional organizations and licensing boards of which the staff are members. CAPS strives to create a safe and supportive climate where students feel comfortable exploring diversity in its broadest sense.
We maintain a high-quality training program for graduate students to increase the number of qualified professionals serving the mental health needs of the Deaf community. We advocate for improved mental health services for deaf and hard of hearing people through education and information dissemination.
It is also our charge to provide culturally affirming services to the campus community. To that end, we follow the multicultural guidelines and professional standards developed by the professional organizations and licensing boards of which the staff are members. In striving to create a safe and supportive climate, students feel comfortable exploring diversity in its broadest sense.
For emergencies, please email, call, or text the Department of Public Safety. As an alternative, you can text “DHOH” to 741741, a Crisis Text Line that is available during any crisis.
If you’d like to start counseling services, fill out the form here.
Associate Mental Health Counselor
Assistant Director, Counseling and Psychological Services
Mental Health Counselor
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Associate Assessment Psychologist
Coordinator, CAPS Operations
CAPS offers counseling, psychotherapy, assessment, and other mental health services to Gallaudet University students.
CAPS offers Alcohol and Drug screening services to GU students.
CAPS offers a wide range of assessment services to GU students.
CAPS offers a wide range of therapeutic services to the Gallaudet community.
CAPS offers therapy services to Gallaudet University students.
CAPS offers assessment services to Gallaudet University students.
Counseling & Psychological Services Confidentiality Policy
Guide to the assessment services offered by the Counseling and Psychological Services office
Guide to the therapeutic services offered by the Counseling and Psychological Services office
Guide to the Office of Student Conduct screening services through the Counseling and Psychological Services office
Information on receiving services from CAPS.
Resources for finding an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting for deaf and hard of hearing people.
ASL video on Black Lives Matter.
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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