Counseling, Administration, Supervision, and Adult Learning (CASAL)

Counseling, Administration, Supervision, and Adult Learning (CASAL)

  • CSU Sign
  • Dr. Perry
  • Elizabeth Voudouris
  • Hard At Work
  • Dr. Hampton
  • Lauren Davis
  • Claire Campbell
  • Discussions
  • Dr. Lamprecht
  • Pumpkin Display
  • Holden Arboretum Canopy Walk
  • Holden Arboretum Emergent Tower
  • CASAL Retreat - Dr. Freeman
  • Matt Obenauer, Dr. MacCluskie, Dr. Ingersoll
  • Holden Arboretum


Our Mission and Vision Statement

Department Overview

Offering graduate degree, certificate, and licensure programs in Counseling, Administration, Supervision, and Adult Learning, the CASAL Department strives to provide programs that engage our students in real-world learning experiences. Located in the heart of Cleveland, our students work in a variety of world-class healthcare organizations, school districts, and higher education institutions.

To learn more about our programs, please visit the following pages:

Administration and Supervision
Adult Learning and Development
Counselor Education

To learn about our doctoral programs, please visit the Doctoral Studies page.

To learn about our training and development and counseling continuing education programs, please visit the Continuing Education page.

 Scholarship OpportunitIES

The David Lawrence Santoro Scholarship Award

Deadline for Scholarship Applications is May 1st, 2016.

This is the fifteenth year that we have initiated this award as a way to recognize master’s level students in the counseling program who are committed to the profession because of important life experiences and/or leadership roles that have influenced their choice to enter the counseling profession.

Scholarship Application Forms are available in our Counseling Department Office, JH 281.  
The Award is $1900.00 given for the academic year (Fall/Spring, 2015-2016) to be applied to any counseling course.

The Daniel D. Drake Endowment Fund Memorial Scholarship Awards will be announced in December, 2015.


Welcome to our new department chair,
Dr. Justin Perry!

Dr. Justin Perry

Dr. Perry joined the CASAL Department in 2006 as a faculty member in the Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education programs.  In 2010 he was appointed as the first Director of the Center for Urban Education, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2011.  Over the past nine years, Dr. Perry has collaborated with faculty, staff, and students across an array of different departments and offices at the university.  In his various roles at CSU, he has forged new partnerships with non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, and K-12 schools in Northeast Ohio to advance research, student success, and community engagement initiatives.  Dr. Perry is a licensed psychologist in the state of Ohio and serves on the Board of Directors at Esperanza, Inc.  His areas of expertise focus on the practical applications of college and career readiness, positive youth development, child psychotherapy, intervention research, and program evaluation.

Contact Us:

Administrative Staff

Dr. Justin Perry, Department Chair
P: 216.687.4582

Daphyne Durda, Administrative Coordinator
P: 216.875.9949                                                                       

Sarah Osburn, Secretary
P: 216.687.4613