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

Administrative Assistant - Athletic Department

Athletic Department
25 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
December 01, 2015


The Administrative Assistant to the Athletic Department performs all administrative duties delegated by the Athletic Director and serves as primary administrative assistant for the entire Athletic Department and the Moore Fitness Center Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Screen calls and visitors for Athletic Director, the Athletic department and Moore Fitness Center. 
  • Receive and facilitate postal mail, email, voicemail, and general inquiries coming into the Athletic Department.
  • Process and file PO’s, a large volume of invoices, bills, 7 credit card statements and interdepartmental charges for the Athletic department & Fitness Center working directly with Accounting department for appropriate transaction handling/record keeping.
  • Assist coaches in all aspects including recruiting, scheduling, games contracts, events, camps, etc.
  • Manage office supply resources and printer maintenance for Athletic Department and Fitness Center.
  • Assist with hiring and departure personnel procedures, including student workers.
  • Assist director with publication, policy, and procedure document revisions and communication.
  • Assist Athletic Director with all eligibility paperwork and communication with the NCCAA
  • Prepare for home athletic events by creating game inserts, flyers and posting signs.
  • Schedule Physical Plant/Maintenance & IT requests for the Athletic Department and Fitness Center.
  • Help with management of 10 student workers and their timesheets.
  • Coordinate summer camps and recruitment camp registrations, paperwork and receive all payments.
  • Maintain facility use agreements with internal and external constituents.
  • Help keep facility clean and orderly as needed or schedule cleaning.

Education and Training

  • College degree preferred.
  • Three to five years of administrative experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Work, Excel, and SharePoint.
  • Experience handling budgets, record keeping, and purchasing required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understand general athletics and the CIU mission
  • Strong, proven interpersonal communication skills coupled with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to take initiative and to quickly learn new concepts and technologies.
  • Strong ability to work under deadlines while handling multiple priorities.
  • Experience with proofing and editing publications such as handbooks, policies, flyers & inserts.
  • Ability to make decisions based on Athletic Director’s and Fitness Center Director’s direction.

Women’s Soccer Team Going to Nationals

November 23, 2015
Women's Head Soccer Coach Kara Farnsworth

Columbia International University has received an at-large bid to the 2015 NCCAA Division I Women's Soccer National Championships to be played at the Austin-Tindall Regional Park in Kissimmee, Florida from Nov. 30 through Dec. 5.

For a first year program, CIU Head Coach Kara Farnsworth says the invitation is “unheard of.”

“It’s what we’ve been working toward all season long,” Farnsworth said. “We’re taking the heart and culture of this team to the national stage.”  

A Life Ministering to Others on the Front Lines

November 19, 2015
The Rev. Grover DeVault

Columbia International University alumnus, The Rev. Grover DeVault, has been honored for a lifetime of chaplaincy service.

DeVault is a 1953 graduate of CIU and was named Alumnus of the Year in 2008 for his work as a chaplain, including a tour of duty with the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam war. DeVault was also on the scene to minister to Pennsylvania State Police following a shooting at an Amish schoolhouse where a man killed five girls in 2006.

CIU Players Perform “Alice in Wonderland”

November 10, 2015
CIU Players perform "Alice in Wonderland"

By Michael A. Lanier

CIU Student Writer

Laughter filled Hoke Auditorium Homecoming Weekend as the CIU Players treated the school's alumni to a trip down the rabbit hole and into a magical realm through their performance of the famous classic “Alice in Wonderland.

The play contained basically one set, few props, and a comically nonsensical script, which means that the success of the performance depended largely on the acting talent of the cast.


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