Channing L. Moreland is the inaugural director of the SHRS Wellness Pavilion at the Homewood Community Engagement Center and senior director of Strategic Programs and Services in SHRS’ Office of Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement. Moreland completed her doctoral degree in Leadership & Administration from Point Park University. She has a secondary teaching position in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling here at SHRS where she serves as clinical assistant professor. She also served as the program coordinator for the Cognitive Skills Enhancement Program at the Hiram G. Andrews Center in Johnstown, Pa. Channing received her bachelor’s degree in Child Development and Family Relations with a minor in Sociology and a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Moreland is also a National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC) and a certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor. She has been a non-profit professional for the past nine years. Her professional experience involves working with diverse communities, K-12 education, affordable housing, crisis management, and individual and group counseling. Additionally, Moreland has a demonstrated history of designing and developing large scale programs and project management skills. She led an award-winning Resident Services department for a developer and affordable housing organization and implemented the National Community Schools Model in a Pittsburgh K-12 urban school district. Moreland’s research interests include youth and professional mentorship, diversity and inclusion, equity, minority leadership, and multicultural counseling.