Harvey Payne

Adjunct Counseling Professor

B.S., Lancaster Bible College; M.A. in Counseling, Denver Seminary; Psy.D., Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology

Dr. Harvey Payne is currently a Co-Director of the Psy.D. Program, Associate Professor at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in Virginia and an adjunct faculty member in CIU’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.  Previously, he served at CIU as the Dean for the College of Counseling, Associate Dean in Student Life and adjunct professor in the M.A Counseling program. Dr. Harvey Payne has been a clinical child and consulting psychologist in private practice in Washington County, Maryland and Franklin County, Pennsylvania. His specialization is in the evaluation and treatment of children for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism, learning disabilities, social-emotional and behavioral disorders, developmental delays, and medical-related issues (e.g., pain management, adjustment to chronic illness or acquired injury). He provides agency and staff consultation, program development and staff training for various local agencies, residential facilities and schools. He has also served internationally as a consultant for the Kuwait Centre for Autism and the Oomit Corporation’s development of a center for disabled children in Astana, Kazakhstan.

B.S., Lancaster Bible College; M.A. in Counseling, Denver Seminary; Psy.D., in Clinical Psychology; Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology; APA Internship, Worcester State Hospital and University of Massachusetts Medical Center; Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Alfred I. duPont Institute, now the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

Clinical Practice:

Cedar Ridge Counseling Services and Children's Home, Williamsport, MD, Counseling Services Director, consultant, , 1985-1986, 1986-1990; United Social and Mental Health Services, Inc., Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam, CT, Windham Community Hospital, Willimantic, CT, Crisis intervention and mental health consultations, 1987-1988; Human Resource Institute (Franklin, MA), nursing home consultant, 1988-1990; Private Practice, Waynesboro, PA, 1991-1995; Cedar Ridge Children's Home and School, Inc., Williamsport, MD,consultant, previously residential director and staff psychologist, 1991-2006.; Greencastle Family Practice, Greencastle, PA, Head staff of mental health department, 1995-1999; Frances Leiter Center, Chambersburg, PA, clinical director, 1996-2006; Summit Behavioral Health Services, Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, PA and Waynesboro Hospital, Waynesboro, PA, allied health professional staff and consultant, 1997-2006; Western Maryland Intensive Behavior Management Program, Hagerstown, MD, consultant, 1998-2006; Arc of Washington County programs: Autism Waiver Program, Children's Residential Services, Community Supported Living Arrangements program, Phoenix (Traumatic Brain Injury) Program, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program, Stepping Stones Program, Hagerstown, MD, consultant, 1998-2006; Clinical Child and Consulting Practice, Waynesboro, PA, 1999-2006; Catholic Charities, Chambersburg, PA, consultant, 1999-2006; Kuwait Center for Autism, Dhaiya Mubarak Abdullah, Kuwait, consultant, 2000-present; Oomit Corporation, Astana, Kazakhstan, consultant, 2004-present; Jeddah Autism Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, consultant, 2005-present; Columbia International University, adjunct faculty, Associate Dean of Personal Care and Counseling, Associate Dean of Student Services, resident faculty, Associate Dean of College of Counseling, 2006-present.


Wide variety of audiences such as parents, agency staff, regional seminars, Kazakhstan Medical Academy, Kazakhstan Children’s Hospital, Penn State University Mont Alto Campus, Child and Adolescent Service System Program Training and Technical Assistance Institute (Part of the Child Study Center in the Department of Psychology at The Pennsylvania State University), and Frostburg State University.


  • Adams, W., Sheslow, D., Robins, P., Payne, H., & Wilkinson, G. Memory abilities in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. American Psychological Association convention, San Francisco, CA, August, 1991
  • Payne, H. I. (2001). The photograph game of emotions. In H. G. Kaduson & C. E. Schaefer (Eds.), 101 More Favorite Play Therapy Techniques. Northvale, New Jersey: Jason Aronson

CIU Establishes Charleston A.M.E Scholarship

September 30, 2015
CIU Establishes Charleston A.M.E Scholarship

As South Carolina continues to heal from last June’s shooting deaths of nine parishioners at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, Columbia International University has established a scholarship in honor of “The Charleston Nine,” that will assist A.M.E. Church members who enroll for graduate studies at CIU.

CIU President Dr. Bill Jones says the CIU family “desires that this small effort honor the victims of this incident and reflect our heartfelt sympathy for the families of the victims.”

Genocide survivor tells CIU students how Operation Christmas Child made a difference in his life

September 30, 2015
Operation Christmas Child shoe box

Columbia International University students are already thinking about Christmas. That’s because it’s the time of year to get ready for Operation Christmas Child. The program is a ministry of the international relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, providing donated gifts for children in 130 countries delivered in a shoe box.

Student Accounts Supervisor

40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
January 11, 2016

Position Summary

The Student Accounts Supervisor oversees the day to day operations of Accounts Receivable and Student Accounts and serves as the liaison between Accounting, Student Financial Services, Student Life and the Registrar’s Office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervises Accounts Receivable staff and student workers.
  2. Responsible for the accurate preparation and oversight of student bills.
  3. Acts as liaison between Student Financial Services, Accounting, Registrar’s Office and Student Life in the preparation and billing of students during registration.
  4. Responsible for preparation and distribution of timely and accurate monthly statements on all accounts receivable subsidiaries that affect student accounts.  (Vocational Rehabilitation, Veterans Affairs, Commission on the Blind, State Tuition Prepayment Plans, JUC, Consortiums, and SC Commission on Higher Education)
  5. Coordinates the refund check process for students in compliance with federal regulations.
  6. Counsels students and parents on statements and payment options. 
  7. Responsible for the administration of the Student Accounting website and for managing year end processes relating to student accounts (1098T).
  8. Responsible for the entry of student accounts receivable charges, adjustments, and transactions, for resolution of issues on accounts and for the collection of account balances. 
  9. Sets up and maintains the Charge and Refund tables each term (five terms each year).
  10. Assist the Accounting Manager in other duties as assigned.



  1.  Required:  A.A. in Accounting or related field (i.e. Business Administration), or equivalent experience.
  2.  At least three years of experience in related job.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1.  General knowledge of accounting procedures and software.
  2.  Knowledge of software: Excel, Word, and ERP Systems..
  3.  Knowledgeable in the proper use of business English, spelling, punctuation.
  4.  Ability to meet and deal effectively with students, parents, associates, and general public.
  5.  Ability to exercise independent judgment and regularly meet deadlines.



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