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

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

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.


Welcome to our new department chair,
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: 216.687.4625

Samantha Davison 
P: 216.687.4613

Daphyne Durda
P: 216.875.9949