Greg Henderson

Assistant Professor


Department: Human Performance and Sport Sciences
Office Location: Anderson Center C018C
Phone: 336-750-2590
Fax: -
Curriculum Vitae


Greg Henderson Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Rehabilitation Studies Program in the Department of Human Performance and Sport Sciences.  He served as an adjunct professor at Winston-Salem State University prior to his appointment as full time faculty.  Two of his primary research interests are the impact of mental illness and alcohol and other drugs on learning and development and retention paradigm.  Dr. Henderson is a Licensed Substance Abuse Specialist (LSCA) Licensed Professional Counselor (LPCA) Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). Dr. Henderson also has a strong back ground in K-12 where he served as teacher, assistant principal, principal and director of schools. Dr. Henderson will serve as lead for the development of the substance addiction minor degree and the addiction certification program.

Dr. Henderson lives in Winston-Salem however; spent several years living in various states in pursuit of career and educational opportunities. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, a master's degree from Winston-Salem State University and his doctorate from Cleveland State University.

Dr. Henderson enjoys spending time with his family and friends, working out, reading and most sports.

Educational Background

  • Master Counseling Chemical Addiction Certificate (2012), East Carolina University
  • Master of Science, Rehabilitation Counseling, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC (2011)
  • Doctorate of Philosophy, Urban Education, (Education Leadership), Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH (2008)
  • Master of Education, Educational Leadership, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX (1997)
  • Master of Human Resources, Learning and Development, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL (1994)
  • Bachelor of Science, Health & Physical Education / Recreation, Pembroke State University, Pembroke, NC (1987)
  • Licensed Substance Abuse Specialist (LSCA)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPCA)
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)
  • North Carolina Licensed Administrator, Health and Physical Education Teacher

  • Additional Information:

    REH 2307:01 Practical Communication in Rehabilitation Setting

    REH 3308:01 Foundations of Psychopharmacology

    REH 3312:01 Dynamics of Addiction/Psychosocial Rehabilitation

    REH 4301:01 Community Resources /Service Delivery

    REH 3101 : 01 Practicum in Rehabilitation

    Presenter, Retention Strategies for Upward Bound College Students, Winston-Salem State University, 2011

    Presenter, The Effective Practices of Highly Successful Treatment Facilities, Durham, NC, 2009

    Presenter, Multicultural Communication and Cultural Competence, Lorain, OH, March 2008     

    Presenter, The Elements of Effective School Safety Practices, Lorain, OH, February 2008

    Presenter and Facilitator, The Reduction of Recidivism When Students Participate in Diversion Plans, Lorain, OH, April 2008  

    Keynote Speaker, NAACP Annual Banquet, Lorain, OH, May 2007

    Presenter, Best Practices Strategies for Low-Achieving Students, DC Public Schools, 2006

    Presenter and Facilitator, Reconstruction of the Village Association for Supervision and Development (ASCD) National Conference, Chicago, IL, February 2006

    Presenter and Facilitator, Reconstruction of the Village National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) National Conference, Detroit, MI, November, 2005

    Selected Evaluator, State of Ohio Alternative Programs, Columbus, OH, 2005 and 2008

    Consultant and Presenter, The Use of Positive Behavioral Support, International Conference of Children and Youth with Behavior Disorders, Dallas, TX, September 2005

    Planner/Implementer, School-Based Diversion Plan for At-Risk Youth, Lorain, OH, September–October 2005

    Guest Presenter, Matters Affecting Emotionally Disturbed Youth, Cleveland State University PhD Class Cohort XV-XVI, Cleveland, OH, April 2004

    Presenter/Panelist, The State of Youth in the Urban Setting, Nationally Televised Program, Atlanta, GA, March 2003

    Presenter, How to Develop an Effective Relationship between School Resource Officers and School Administrators, National School Resource Officer Convention, Greensboro, NC, 1997

    Presenter, Texas State Youth Leadership Conference, Port Arthur, TX, 1994–1997

    Presenter, Multicultural & Diversity Training, Jefferson County Drug & Rehabilitation Centers, Beaumont, TX, 1993–1995Media Appearances & Coverage

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