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Dr. Greg Henderson

 Greg Henderson

Greg Henderson

Assistant Professor

Office:  Anderson Center C018C
Phone:  336-750-2590

Curriculum Vitae

Educational History

  • 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)

Supporting Credentials

  • Licensed Substance Abuse Specialist (LSCA)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPCA)
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)
  • North Carolina Licensed Administrator, Health and Physical Education Teacher


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.


Courses Taught

  • 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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