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Biofeedback Clinic and Certification Center

The Biofeedback Clinic and Certification Center is a community clinic that provides psychophysiological interventions for such stress-related problems as anxiety, teeth grinding, insomnia, headaches, and test anxiety.

Biofeedback Clinic

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Center for Education

The Center for Education houses a variety of programs that lead to teacher certification and advanced certification and leadership in education. Our undergraduate and post-baccalaureate teacher preparation programs are designed to prepare community-engaged teachers. Graduate programs at the certificate, master’s and doctoral level prepare specialists, counselor educators, and leaders for both K-12 and higher education settings.
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Director of Center for Education

Center for Human Sexuality Studies

The Center for Human Sexuality Studies (CHSS) houses one of the only doctoral programs in human sexuality studies at a fully accredited university in the United States. Our graduates are pioneering sexologists who take on leadership roles worldwide as clinicians, educators, and sexuality researchers.
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Center for Social Work Education

The Center for Social Work Education offers a CSWE accredited undergraduate BSW degree as well as a CSWE accredited MSW graduate degree. Both the undergraduate and graduate programs develop social workers whose influences are known throughout the field and community. Our programs provide the academic preparation and hands-on experiences needed to develop critical thinking and professional skills necessary to affect positive change in the lives of disadvantaged populations and communities. Our graduate programs (MSW and PhD) have been designed to meet the educational and lifestyle needs of students seeking an advanced degree in social work.
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Chester Community Clinic

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During the pandemic, the clinic is offering Telehealth services Monday - Friday from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The Chester Community Clinic’s mission is to simultaneously improve healthcare access to rehabilitation by providing pro bono services to the underserved and underinsured populations in the surrounding community while educating a new generation of therapists in the areas of competency, character, citizenship, and social responsibility.

Chester Community Clinic

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Pro Bono Services Coordinator

Child Therapy Clinic

The Widener Child Therapy Center is a community-based training clinic that specializes in the treatment of mental health problems in childhood and adolescence, with a particular specialty in the implementation of evidence-based services to underserved populations.

Child Therapy Clinic

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Clinical Services for Vulnerable Adults (CSVA)

CSVA provides free therapeutic services to adults who are considered to be vulnerable; people with intellectual disability, people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, as well as members of their circle of support: family members, caregivers, and friends, to expand the circle of emotionally healthy supporters in a person's life.

Social Work Counseling Services

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College of Health & Human Services Dean's Office

The Dean's Office in the College of Health & Human Services houses the majority of the graduate programs on Widener's Main Campus and also offers two undergraduate day programs and sponsors interprofessional events, including the annual Graduate Student Research Symposium.

Community Outreach, Resources, and Engagement (CORE)

CORE provides assessment and capacity-building support for community agencies. Their mission is to partner with under-resourced social service organizations in local communities to enhance their capacity for service provision and to increase their sustainability through faculty-student engagement.

Social Work Counseling Services

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Director

Healthy Me Program

Healthy Me is a community collaboration designed to provide children in the Chester Upland School District with an innovative learning opportunity to engage in reading and math activities using the context of personal and public health, while fostering relationships with mentors from Widener University and Main Line Health System.

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Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology

The Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology’s doctor of psychology (PsyD) program is the longest-running PsyD program in the United States. In accordance with the “scholar–practitioner” model established by the National Council of Schools of Professional Psychology (NCSPP), students in this program learn a wide range of contemporary, evidence-based approaches to assessment and intervention.
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Institute for Occupational Therapy Education

The Institute for Occupational Therapy Education (IOTE) is a three-year doctoral program. With inclusivity, civic-mindedness, and rigorous academics at the forefront, students will graduate as critical thinkers prepared to lead the way in the field with a commitment to providing services to diverse populations enabling all individuals the ability to engage in meaningful activities and participate in society.
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Institute for Physical Therapy Education

The Institute for Physical Therapy Education offers a three year, full-time graduate program of study.

With a focus on experiential learning and community engagement, the program graduates competent physical therapists who demonstrate exemplary character while assuming the responsibilities of citizenship. 
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Institute for Speech-Language Pathology

The graduate program in speech-language pathology has been designed to expose students to a challenging interprofessional environment that includes a broad range of clinically and culturally diverse populations and expectations for clinical leadership throughout.  

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Founding Director

Interdisciplinary Sexuality Research Collaborative

The Interdisciplinary Sexuality Research Collaborative is devoted to supporting, enabling, and producing a rich and comprehensive body of scientific research in human sexuality at the intersection of varied theoretical approaches. Our focus is on the application of research to shape innovation in sexuality education and sex therapy, with an eye on the effectiveness of cutting-edge approaches and their cultural-responsiveness.

ISRC Website

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Science Teaching Center

The Science Teaching Center provides comprehensive outreach programs for public and private schools in the Greater Delaware Valley region. The center’s mission is to improve science education and help others understand the way the world works.

Science Teaching Center

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Widener Community Connections (CCC)

Widener Community Connections was developed in partnership with Widener’s community services and clinics. This team provides therapeutic case management and resource navigation services to clinic clients. This clinic is staffed by generalist social work interns equipped with the knowledge to assist those served by our clinics with the support they need to overcome barriers in obtaining support services.

Social Work Counseling Services

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Director

Widener Intimacy, Sexuality, Education, and Relationships (WISER) Clinic

The WISER Clinic was established to provide professional mental health counseling that specializes in all areas of sexual well-being. Our focus is to increase awareness of sexual health within the community, and to increase positive coverage and support for human sexuality as a whole. We are committed to providing exceptional, affordable therapy for adults, couples, and families.

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