Department of Human Services


Dec 6, 2017

Dr. John A. Conteh, Assistant Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling publications in the Journal of Counseling and Development are an outstanding professional accomplishment for him and the department.  The following are highlights of his recent publications of faculty in the Department of Human Services.

 “The Emergence of Counseling in Sierra Leone” highlights the contributions professional counsolers make to mental health services in Sierra Leone, while documenting the...

Nov 3, 2017
Schoolteachers and administrators can learn about drug prevention education during the HOPE Curriculum and Start Talking workshop on Nov. 8 in the Wright State Nutter Center.
Oct 23, 2017

Wright State University and The Drug Enforcement Administration hosted a DEA 360 rally at the Nutter Center on Oct. 16. The rally was a high energy motivating event that focused on the heroin epidemic in Dayton and ways to help those in active addiction. Speakers included musicians, sports stars, military heroes, and youth who have gone through addiction and are now in recovery. Featured speakers were  Alexis Gomez from American Idol; Joe Piersante, a wounded Afghan veteran; Todd Crandell,...

Oct 18, 2017
John Conteh, assistant professor in the Department of Human Services, conducted research how to translate a World Health Organization questionnaire into Krio.
Oct 10, 2017

Dr. Mary Huber, an assistant professor in the Department of Human Services in the College of Education and Human Services (CEHS), serves Wright State and the Dayton community through many efforts. She conducts studies and projects in the fields of substance abuse, mental health and disability rehabilitation and seeks employment for individuals with disabilities. She has received millions of dollars from the state and...

Oct 3, 2017

For the first time ever, Wright State University will host study abroad programs specifically targeting rehabilitation services program topics. Students with and without disabilities will have the opportunity to travel to England for an inclusive two-week educational experience! This immersive, interactive program will be offered in May 2018 (the week between Spring and Summer terms and the first week of Summer A/C).

Sep 20, 2017

By: Nancy Adams, April 2017 Graduate


The Conversations for Change grant project was an inspiring, emotionally challenging, and personally grounding experience, and one for which I am incredibly grateful to have been a part.

One of the most important things I recognized about myself was my own prejudice regarding those who use, abuse, and are addicted to heroin and/or opiates.

“They” are weak.

“They” are losers.

“They” must be homeless, vagrants, or...

Sep 15, 2017
The four Fish sisters were highly involved in campus life as Wright State students in the 1970s.
Apr 3, 2017

Dr. Oswald and Jessica Baker (peer mentor) taught a first year seminar to undeclared CEHS students this past fall 2016. They were awarded on March 21, 2017 at the FYS Awards Luncheon the First-Year Seminar Award for Outstanding Collaboration. What did they do in the class to be honored with this award? “Throughout the fall semester we partnered with various university personnel across campus. We were able to have guest speakers present to our students on services and employment opportunities...

Mar 28, 2017
Wright State graduate Jeremy Nelson helps adults with disabilities find community employment.


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