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IU Southeast students
publish online mental
health directory
Several IU Southeast students recently
published a comprehensive, online
mental health directory to lead the
community to service providers in the
IU Southeast Psychology Professor
Robin Morgan’s Introduction to
Psychology and Clinical Counseling
Class from fall 2011 published
the directory as a class project.
Featuring hundreds of mental health
professionals in a variety of fields and
specialties, the directory is believed to
be the first of its kind for the Southern
Indiana region.
“The students contacted each therapist
by telephone and interviewed them
for inclusion in the directory,” Morgan
said. “On their own initiative, they
decided to add support groups and
mental health facilities.”
“I believe this directory would be of
great use to those in the community
who are seeking mental health services
but are unsure of their options,” she
In addition to the community service,
compiling the directory also provided
an invaluable learning experience for
her students, according to Morgan. 
“Calling and talking with therapists
gave the students a much more in-
depth understanding of mental health
professionals, their training, and their
approaches to therapy,” Morgan said.
“We were able to compare and contrast
what the evidence reveals about best
practices for various psychological
disorders and what therapists in the
community describe as their treatment
 The directory is available online at
Remembering former Chancellor Ed Crooks
Former Indiana University Southeast Chancellor Edwin Crooks passed away Nov.
15, 2011 at the age of 92.
Crooks was Chancellor of IU Southeast from 1966-1985. Over the course of his
19 years as head of the school, Crooks oversaw numerous milestones, including
the school’s expansion from an IU extension center to a full-fledged University in
1969 and its move from Jeffersonville to New Albany.
During his time as Chancellor, the first associate, bachelor’s, and master’s
degrees were awarded and the Grenadier became the official IU Southeast
mascot. He was also the first leader in the University’s history to hold the title of
Crooks passed away in Oklahoma, where he was most recently residing.
The following names were misspelled in the Fall 2011 issue of IU Southeast. We regret the errors. Brian Hill, former
chemistry professor and basketball coach • Rebekkah Meixner, Theatre • John Petrysian, Information Technology • Lee Morganett,