Counseling and Psychological Services

B.E.A.R. Project

The B.E.A.R. Project is a training run by CAPS at Brown to help members of our community identify and support students in distress.

BEAR project logo - a bear outlining the Ursa Major constellationB.E.A.R. is an acronym that aims to help Brown community members (students, staff and faculty) learn and remember the skills needed to support students in distress:

Be present

Our hope is that this training will empower you to respond in a compassionate and skilled manner to Brown students who may be in distress. 

If you are interested in participating in a B.E.A.R. Project training at Brown, please contact Corey Martin Fitzgerald, M.Ed.D., LMHC at