School of Health and Human Services

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

With thorough classroom training and extensive real-world experience, students are well prepared to provide the best possible care for their clients and to face the varied challenges of their professions.

York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute

On-campus art therapy, music therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech and hearing clinics are thriving. Integration of services from nursing and social work give students unique opportunities for interdisciplinary clinical experience. 

Student Outcomes

  • High passing rates on licensure and certification exams
  • High percentage employment of program graduates
  • Graduates who are schooled in evidence-based practice
  • Graduates who are caring professionals
  • Graduates who become leaders in their fields

Contact Information

Barbara J. Person

Barbara J. Person

Executive Assistant in Health & Human Services, School of
Smyth Hall 121
Brigid Noonan

Brigid Noonan

Dean in Health & Human Services, School of
Professor in Creative Arts Therapy Department
Smyth Hall 121

Education: Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park; M.A., AGS, University of Maryland College Park, B.S., University Maryland University College

Licenses and Certification:  Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC); Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)

Teaching and Research Interests: Counselor education, adolescent issues, couples and family therapy, and LGBTQ issues

Catherine S. Rasmussen

Catherine S. Rasmussen

Professor of Speech-Language Pathology & Director of the York WRI in Communication Sciences & Disorders
Co-Chair of Foreign Languages & Literature in Foreign Languages & Literature
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 226

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