COEHS Centers and Clinics
The Advising Center: The center uses a collaborative process designed to help students succeed academically.
The Center for Program Assessment, Analytics, and Evaluation: The center's goal is to ensure that its candidates are meeting standards set by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and educator preparation provider; collect, analyze and use data for continuous improvement; work with administrators and program coordinators to prepare program approval and accreditation reports; and facilitate curricular innovations within the entire college.
The Office of Clinical Experiences and Certification: The office serves as the liaison between educator preparation programs and P-12 schools for arranging placements for candidates to complete clinical experiences. The office staff ensure placements meet all applicable state requirements and that teacher candidates are provided high-quality mentor teachers and university supervisors. In addition, staff in the office process program completers for educator certification.
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP): The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at Valdosta State University is federally funded through the U.S Department of Education, Office of Migrant Education for a 5-year grant period. The CAMP Program was established to assist migrant and seasonal farm workers, or their dependents, through their first year of college. CAMP will support these students by providing intensive academic, social, and financial support to help them succeed during their first year at VSU and continue with their postsecondary education.
The Sullivan Literacy Center: The Sullivan Literacy Center's mission is to be an integrated system of care for the children and families of Valdosta and the surrounding communities with a focus on building children's literacy skills, motivation, and confidence.
FamilyWorks Therapy Clinic: FamilyWorks offers free therapeutic counseling services to VSU students. FamilyWorks therapists work with students for a number of reasons, such as anxiety, depression, relationship problems (e.g., partner, parents, roommate, fraternity/sorority members, etc.), or navigating college life. Therapists are available days, evenings, and weekends and offer flexible appointment times that can be built around a student’s academic schedule.
Valdosta Speech & Language Clinic: The goal of the Clinic is to offer hearing evaluations, speech evaluations, and speech/language therapy to the community. Services are provided by graduate clinicians, who are supervised by licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologists.
The Center for Gifted Studies: The center's mission is to help address the variety of needs from individuals with gifts and talents.