Paul Springer is a faculty member at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, in the Department of Child, Youth and Family studies, and the Marriage and Family Therapy Program. In addition, he is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Nebraska, and offers expertise in couples and family therapy, rural mental health, collaborative care and addictions. Prior to his faculty appointment at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dr. Springer worked in the Department of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, in the Southwest Institute for Addictive Diseases, working with addicts in recovery.

Dr. Springer’s is passionate about rural mental health and in discovering ways to overcome barriers to providing quality care to rural communities. Through collaborative care principles, Dr. Springer has conducted research through Community Based Participatory Research that has produced significant local impact. In addition, he has been a part of a team that has utilized videoconferencing as treatment delivery medium in rural Nebraska communities.

  • Strengthening Marriage Presentation/Workshop (co-presenter: Dr. Richard Bischoff)
    Time: 1-3 hours
  • Addictions
    Biology of Addiction
    Time: 1 hour

    Addictions and the Family
    Time: 1 hour
  • Stress Management and Mindfulness
    Time: 1 hour
  • Community Based Participatory Research as a method for improving mental health outcomes in rural communities (co-presenter: Dr. Richard Bischoff)
    Time: 1 hour

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