LARRY HARPER, M.Ed, QMHP-C, QIDP

I’m a Program Manager at the Colonial Heights H.U.F. Center.

Larry received his Bachelor’s Degree in General Sociology as well as his Master’s Degree in Counseling from Virginia State University.  Larry was selected to attend an undergraduate research program at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), as well as served as a guest lecturer in the Sociology Department at UCLA. He was also a Tom Joyner Scholarship Award Winner.

Larry has had the opportunity to acquire extensive clinical experience in various community based mental health programs with children and adults. He has taught in the Petersburg Public School System, and served in the United States Air Force. Larry is currently responsible for the daily functions and management of H.U.F.’s Colonial Heights Psychosocial Day Support Program for Adults.

Larry is passionate about empowering members to advocate for themselves.  He incorporates a cultural, cognitive, and motivational approach to promote our members’ ability to live independently as well as promote positive and productive lives.  Larry possesses a spirit of humility, and a willingness to work with a team to foster the emotional and social development of our members, while seeking to meet their individual needs.

Larry is committed to the ongoing training and development of the H.U.F. staff to promote clinical competence; compliance with regulatory standards of DBHDS, Human Rights, and the Department of Licensing; while providing the highest quality of care for our members.