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DeAnna Henderson

Core Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree ProgramM.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

DeAnna Henderson is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Additionally, she has been employed at The Ohio State University as a Disability Program Manager. Previously, Dr. Henderson served as the Chief Operations Officer of The Neighborhood House, Inc., Director of the Residential Treatment Center at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, and most recently as an Associate, tenured Professor at Alabama State University. Dr. Henderson has co-authored two book chapters, Psychosocial Aspects of Disability Case Studies and Worker Disability Benefits Programs and written articles in the area of rehabilitation counseling.

DeAnna Henderson is a member of the American Counseling Association, National Rehabilitation Association, and the National Association for Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns.

Dr. Henderson's research interests include Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and the impact on the family system, multicultural issues related to counseling, psychosocial aspects and issues for people with disabilities, and innovative treatment for individuals with disabilities. She is also interested in mentoring, mentorship of women, and leadership.

DeAnna Henderson is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Additionally, she has been employed at The Ohio State University as a Disability Program Manager. Previously, Dr. Henderson served as the Chief Operations Officer of The Neighborhood House, Inc., Director of the Residential Treatment Center at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, and most recently as an Associate, tenured Professor at Alabama State University. Dr. Henderson has co-authored two book chapters, Psychosocial Aspects of Disability Case Studies and Worker Disability Benefits Programs and written articles in the area of rehabilitation counseling.

DeAnna Henderson is a member of the American Counseling Association, American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, National Rehabilitation Association, and the National Association for Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns. Dr. Henderson currently serves as Program Chair for the College of Humanities and Sciences at University of Phoenix, Central Valley Campus.

Courses Taught

6215 - LifeSpan Development

6785 - Prevention and Consultation

6101 - Foundations in Counseling

Education

PhD, Ohio University

MA, The Ohio State University

Public Service

National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns, Board Member

National Rehabilitation Association, Board Member

Awards / Honors

Joyce Keener Meritorious Award, National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns, 2016

Publications

Henderson, D. L., Veronica, J. (2017). Mentoring Students with Disabilities in Clinical Education: A Collaborative Model Approach. The Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity

Presentations

Henderson, D. L. (2018). R.E.A.L. Leaders

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