James Madison University

CMHC Student Serves in Jamaica

PHOTO: CMHC Student Serves in  Jamaica

Brian Caperton, who is now a first-year student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, served in Jamaica this March while completing his undergraduate degree at JMU.  As a participant in the Alternative Spring Break Program, Brian assisted the Jamaican Committee for Upliftment of the Mentally Ill in reintegrating mentally disabled and homeless individuals into mainstream society.  He worked closely with clients on a one-on-one basisólistening and empathizing to promote healing.  

His experience is now featured on JMU's homepage and the entire article is available at http://www.jmu.edu/stories/2013/caperton-brian-viewbook-profile.shtml