Adjunct Instructor of Music and Worship
-B.M., Michigan State University
-M.S., Tennessee State University
-M.C.M., Interdenominational Theological Seminary
-M.Div., Interdenominational Theological Center
With twenty-five years of experience in the field of mental health, fifteen years in all levels of education, Rev. Cynthia Rivers is endeavoring to develop a ministry-teaching-pastoral care model that sets forth a holistic-integrative pedagogy of ministry, teaching, health and pastoral care. One of his significant publications include C.O.L.L.E.C.T. Ministries: Rites of Passage Manual: An Enrichment Program Model for Youth and Children and The Impact of Enhanced Music Education Instruction on the Practice of Institutional Music Therapy: A Study of Off-Task Behavior of Chronic Schizophrenic Adults.