2024 NSU Fact Book

22 NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY Community Outreach • Puerto Rico Mission with Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine • Remote Area Medical (RAM) • Services for AIDS Service Organizations Located in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties • Susan G. Komen South Florida Race for the Cure • Veterans’ Administration Dental Care COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY The college faculty and staff members and students provide outreach programs to South Florida communities, throughout the state, and through international humanitarian missions. We have partnered with local organizations, agencies, and other healthcare disciplines to provide screenings, programs, and services, some of which are listed below. • A Day for Children • American Cancer Society • American Diabetes Association • American Heart Association Heart Walk • Broward 4-H • Broward Parks and Recreation Special Needs • ChampionShips, Inc./City of Miramar • Children’s Services Council of Broward • Council on American-Islamic Relations • FCO Jamaica Mission Trip • Florida Heiken Children’s Vision Program at the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind • Fort Lauderdale Lions Club • Fort Lauderdale Seventh Day Adventist Church • Foundation Fighting Blindness VISION WALK • Holy Cross Hospital and Medical Group • InfantSee • Kids In Distress, Inc. • Lighthouse of Broward • Macula Vision Research Foundation • Memorial Healthcare Systems • Mourning Family Foundation—Zo’s Family Health & Wellness Groove • North Broward Hospital District • NOSA Interdisciplinary Health Jamaica Mission Trip • Optometry Giving Sight World Sight Day • PBS KIDS (WPBT Channel 2) • REACH Rural Health Fair in Clewiston, Florida • Seussfest at Alvin Sherman Library • Special Olympics Opening Eyes/Healthy Athletes • SVOSH Optometric Humanitarian Mission Trips • Walk Now for Autism Speaks COLLEGE OF PSYCHOLOGY The Psychology Services Center offers the following services to children, adolescents, adults, older adults, and families in our community through the following general and specialty clinic programs: • Adult Services • ADHD Assessment, Consultation and Treatment • Adolescent Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment • Anxiety Treatment • Biofeedback and Health Psychology • Challenging Behavior Disorders Treatment • Child, Adolescents, and Family Services • Child and Adolescent Traumatic Stress Focused Treatment • Children’s Foundation Clinic • Counseling for Older Adults • Developmental Assessment for Autism • Healthy Lifestyle Guided Self-Change • Intensive Psychodynamic Psychotherapy • Neuropsychological Assessment • Psychological Services for the Emotionally Distressed • Psychological Assessment • School-Related Psychological Assessments and Clinical Interventions • Trauma Resolution and Integration Clinical psychology, school psychology, and counseling advanced students, interns, and postdoctoral residents also provide mental health, substance use, and behavioral health services in a variety of agencies and schools throughout the tricounty area. These include hospitals, community mental health centers, forensic settings, and student counseling centers. Faculty and student organizations provide outreach programs locally within the South Florida community and at NSU regional campuses, as well as on international humanitarian missions in South Africa, Puerto Rico, and Central and South America. Outreach Programs • Annual Brain Bee for High School Students • Collaboration with Local Public Schools