• CHHS Mission

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    The Mission of the College of Health and Human Services is to:

    Provide accessible and quality health and human services professions education;
    Foster a commitment to lifelong learning, scholarship, professional ethics, diversity, and social justice; and
    Infuse its programs into community partnerships for the health, well-being and economic development of the region.

     

  • CHHS Core Values

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    Core Values

    Integrity

     Act honestly and ethically with all constituents.

    Trust

    Create an environment that fosters trust and mutual respect.

    Collaboration

    Collaborate with all stakeholders and work together toward common goals by sharing responsibility, authority and accountability.

    Commitment

    • Commitment to academic and professional excellence through teaching, service and scholarship.
    • Commitment to engaging diverse communities.
    • Commitment to providing educational access.
    • Commitment to fostering sustainable communities of support.
    • Commitment to the health and well-being of the region and especially vulnerable populations.  

  • CHHS Vision Statement

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    Vision Statement

    CHHS aspires to be:

    • A global leader in preparing professionals in practice, education, service and scholarship;
    • A recognized leader in advancing evidence-based professional practice;
    • A recognized leader in our professional and clinical practice doctoral programs;
    • The college of choice for students and faculty/staff seeking active engagement with a diverse community of learners; and
    • Nationally recognized for distinctive achievements in teaching, scholarship, research and service.

    The Mission, Core Values and Vision Statement of the CHHS were ratified by the College's faculty and staff at the fall All-College meeting, held Friday, September 26, 2008, in the Hall of Honors at Governors State University.

  • CHHS Strategic Plan

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    CHHS has established a comprehensive Strategic Plan designed to address six major goals of the university:

    • Academic Excellence
    • High Quality Faculty and Staff
    • Continuous Process Improvement
    • Visibility, Outreach and Economic Catalyst
    • Social, Ethical and Environmental Responsibility
    • Financial Growth and Sustainability

  • CHHS Advisory Board

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    College of Health and Human Services Advisory Board Members


    Led by CHHS Dean Elizabeth Cada, Ed.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, members of the CHHS Advisory Board include the following:

    • Jennifer Artis, Director of Community Affairs for St. James Hospital and Health Care Centers, Chicago Heights, IL.
    • Russell Carter, Ed.D., PT, Professor Emeritus, Physical Therapy Department, Governors State University.
    • John Cicero, Executive Director of the Will County Health Department, Joliet, IL.
    • Margaret P. Creedon, Ph.D., Chicago, IL
    • Raul Garza, CEO, Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center, Inc.
    • Michael R. Murphy, Michael R. Murphy & Associates, Ltd., Springfield, IL
    • Allen Sandusky, President/Chief Executive Officer, South Suburban Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, East Hazel Crest, IL.
    • William Staub, Principal, Axiom Integrated Services, Chicago, IL.
    • Edwin O. Ukpaby, President/CEO, Medix Systems Consultants, Inc., South Holland, IL.
    • Debra VanSchepen, Director, Ingalls Family Care Center, Flossmoor, IL.
    • Sharronne Ward, Ed.D., LCPC, President and Chief Executive Officer, Grand Prairie Services Behavioral Healthcare.
    • Scott Zeller, Recruitment Manager, Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers, Chicago, IL