Department of Allied Health, Mental Health and Human Services

 Six KCC health-related programs  and one certificate program  as well as the faculty who teach the relevant courses, administer the programs and advise the students are housed in three different academic departments: the Physical Therapy Assistant AAS program is currently housed in the Department of Biology; the Surgical Technology AAS, Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic (EMS-P) AAS, and Polysomnographic Technology AAS programs are housed in the Department of Nursing; the Mental Health and Human Service AS, Chemical Dependency Counseling AS, and the Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling are housed in the Department of Behavioral Sciences.

This new department is being established simultaneously through a resolution being presented to the members of the Committee on Academic Policy, Programs and Research.

The faculty being transferred into the newly established Department of Allied Health, Mental Health and Human Services are listed below. An asterisk denotes Program Director.

 

Chemical Dependency Degree & the Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate Programs

Chemical Dependency Degree & the Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate Programs

Do you want to earn college credit while completing approved education classes that will help you to qualify for the Certification in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling Exam? Our program offers a total of seven courses which cover the areas of expertise required by the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services.

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Mental Health and Human Services Program

Mental Health and Human Services Program

The Mental Health and Human Services Program is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in human service fields such as: social work, psychology, counseling, mental health, rehabilitation, and special education. Our faculty is drawn from the fields of psychology, counseling and social work.

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Kingsborough Community College's Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Phone: 713-706-3245 E-mail: accreditation@apta.org

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Polysomnography Technology

Polysomnography Technology

Sleep technology, also known as Polysomnographic Technology, is a distinct allied health field that studies sleeprelated disorders. It involves the measurement of multiple physiological parameters during sleep, combined with observational reporting.

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Surgical Technology

Surgical Technology

The Surgical Technology program provides the students with the professional skills required for a career in health care. The program introduces the student to the theory and practice of Surgical Technology and Perioperative practice in the classroom, laboratory and actual clinical setting

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Program

Name

Rank

Mental Health & Human Services

Michelle Billies

Assistant Professor

 

Susan Ednie

Lecturer

 

Charles Guigno*

Professor

 

George Kapetanakis

Lecturer

 

Juann Watson

Assistant Professor

Chemical Dependency/Substance Abuse Counseling

Monica Joseph*

Associate Professor

Paramedic Studies

Lenel Caze

Assistant Professor

 

Khalid Islam

Sr. CLT

 

David Jordan

Lecturer

 

Gail Larkin

Lecturer

 

Osama Mansour*

Assistant Professor

 

Ryan Schiavone

Lecturer

 

Michael Smith

Lecturer

 

Miriam Yawitz

CLT

Physical Therapy Assistant

Michael Mattia*

Associate Professor

 

Christine McVey

Assistant Professor

 

Lora John Wells

Substitute CLT

Polysomnography

Santaro Ashizawa

Lecturer

 

Matt Ebben*

PT Program Director

Surgical Technology

Richard Fruscione*

Associate Professor

 

Tyronne Johnson

Assistant Professor

 

Jorge Zamudio

Assistant Professor