Workshop: Advising and Teaching Students with Psychological Disabilities

Course ID - CTD0524-2    

Short Title: Advising     

Audience:       All Employees
Length of Workshop:        2.5 hours 
Prerequisite     none

How can we create greater educational opportunity for students with mental illness?  What are the common types of psychological disorders found among college students?  What are their symptoms?  What are the potential obstacles to their academic success?  This workshop will help attendees be better equipped to help students with mental illness in advisement settings as well as the college classroom.

* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • List and describe some common myths surrounding students with mental illness
  • Describe some common functional limitations experienced by students with mental illness
  • Describe some critical issues facing students with mental illness
  • Identify students who may be experiencing a mental illness



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0524-2
Course Title: Advising
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.