PsyD Alumna Promoted to Disaster Mental Health Chief

Photo of Donna Hastings, PsyD (Antioch, 1986) wearing an American Red Cross VestDonna Hastings, PsyD (Antioch, 1986) has been an American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Volunteer since 1992 when she responded to the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew in Florida. She recently spent 6 weeks in Puerto Rico as the Individual Disaster Care Lead, responsible for Mental Health, Spiritual Care, Health Services, and the Individual Condolence Care Teams. She was recently promoted to Mental Health Chief and anticipates doing more instructing. Dr. Hastings was one of the first class to receive a PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University.

Dr. Hastings writes, “I have been fortunate to have a great life and as a result feel it’s important for me to give back to my community.”

seven people standing together around a sign reporting new housing units, all smiling, some holding shovels

Cool Course: How to Address Homelessness in Your Town

It’s common to hear people say that housing is a human right, yet by many estimates, over half a million Americans experience housing insecurity every year. “It’s time to create a groundswell of interest in this topic in this country,” says Charles Durrett, an architect, activist, builder of cohousing communities globally, and instructor of the upcoming four-week Continuing Education course at Antioch, “How to Address Homelessness in Your Town,”…

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