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Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling


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Dr. Alicia Benton

Dr. Alicia (Brown) Becton
Associate Professor, Department Chair, Counselor Education and Rehabilitation

P: 559.278.0433
E: abecton

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Counseling (Specialization: Addictions Counseling), University of Texas, RGV

M.S., Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, North Carolina A & T State University

B.S., Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University

Research Interests: Effective treatment modalities for special populations (e.g., women, individuals with co-occurring disorders, veterans), cultural competency in Higher Education and employment among individuals in addiction recovery.

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Dr. Yuleinys Castillo

Dr. Yuleinys A. Castillo
Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor

P: 559.278.0070

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Texas, RGV, cognate: Management

M.S., Rehabilitation Counseling, Fresno State

Research Interests: Diversity issues impacting minoritized individuals in employment and education settings, high impact practices in education, emergency preparadness and disaster management related to disability

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Dr. Ramar Henderson

Dr. Ramar Henderson
Assistant Professor

P: 559.278.5419

Ph.D., Rehabilitation, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Research Interests: The impact of multicultural and cross-cultural factors on the therapeutic relationship, mentorship, racial identity, sport psychology, and Black psychology.

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Jenelle Pitt

Dr. Jenelle S. Pitt Parker
Professor, Associate Dean

P: 559.278.0304

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Michigan State University

M.A., Rehabilitation Counseling, Michigan State University

B.A., Psychology, University of California, Riverside

Research Interests: Intersectionality of identity; cultural diversity and multiculturalism; counselor training and preparation; and organizational behavior practices in rehabilitation programs using positive organizational scholarship to enhance diversity and inclusion.

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Clinical Director

Erica Ananian
Erica Ananian-Eastes
Director of Workability IV
Adjunct Faculty

Phone: 559.278.0125


Part Time Faculty List

Part Time List
Name Email
Garbralle Conroe
Dr. Steven Koobatian
Dr. Shemya Vaughn
Aaron Wadsworth
Rodney Murphy
Derric Brown
Dr. DeAnna Henderson