Concerning or disruptive student behavior that does not violate your code can be difficult to respond to. Presenters will discuss tools to address to such behavior including professional codes of ethics, technical & competency standards, and essential functions. Case studies from professional graduate programs and undergraduate programs will be examined.
Michael L. Neiduski, Director of Student & Alumni Affairs
Concordia University Wisconsin - School of Pharmacy
Michael Neiduski is currently the Director of Student and Alumni Affairs for the School of Pharmacy at Concordia University Wisconsin. This role encompasses an array of student affairs functions, decentralized from broader university student services, and includes student accountability through professional and technical standards as well as the Code of Student Conduct. He also serves CUW as a Senior Conduct Officer and Title IX Investigator. Mike began his work in student affairs primarily in residence life, while always maintaining roles in student conduct and Title IX. He has presented at ASCA on a variety of topics including civility, due process, and professional student accountability. Mike received his B.A. in History from Marquette University and earned his M.Ed. from Clemson University in Counselor Education - Student Affairs.
Sarah Buchanan, Case Manager
Appalachian State University
Sarah Buchanan started her professional career in student affairs in housing and has focused her post-master's work on working with students in distress in connection with case management structures. Her experience as an Associate Dean of Students has provided her a deep understanding of the critical nature of collaborative and holistic support for students in distress. Sarah has worked in the Dean of Students Office at three institutions and currently serves as a Case Manager at Appalachian State University. She is the co-chair of the Mental Health Community of Practice for ASCA and has presented nationally on case management and ADA Title II guidance for working with students who engage in self-injurious behavior. Sarah earned her B.S. in Communication from Appalachian State University and her M.S. and Ed. S. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Counseling.
NOTE: This program is presented in Eastern Time.