Spring 2023 Adjunct Faculty COUN 255-02
Oct 26, 2022
Per course adjunct faculty for the Counseling
program's course COUN 255-02.
Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20
miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based
in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint
Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse
backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle
Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman
Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the
As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers
undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and
professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence,
innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant
heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An
outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry,
integrative learning, and student interaction bring these
traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to
the educational benefits of diversity.
COUN 255-02 - Community Mental Health Counseling
In-person: February 6, 2023 - May 26, 2023, Tuesday, 7:15pm -
This is an advanced counseling course designed to prepare students
to understand the community mental health system and the role of
counselors in community mental health settings, including
counseling in context, outreach to distressed and marginalized
clients, client and system advocacy, community collaboration and
developmental and preventive interventions. This course considers
the limitations of the person-focused counseling paradigms. Drawing
from principles of social justice, science, theory and professional
expertise, this course examines culturally-responsive
community-based programs in crisis, disaster and/or trauma
counseling and clinical work with severely mentally-ill
populations. Attention is given to developing needs assessments in
order to design, implement, and evaluate community counseling
programs, interventions and systems and systems that include
families and communities as partners in these programs.
Candidates must have an M.S., M.A. or Ph.D. in the relevant area of
Counseling or Psychology. Experience teaching at the graduate level
or at least 3 years of experience as a practicing clinician (i.e.,
MFT, PCC, Clinical or Counseling Psychologist).
Familiarity with online modalities.
A Ph.D. in Counseling or Psychology is highly desirable. A
successful record of teaching experience at the graduate level.
Current license in Marriage & Family Therapy, Professional
Clinical Counseling, or Psychology. A demonstrated commitment to
teaching excellence, multicultural/international competence, social
justice, clinical expertise, and familiarity with counseling &
psychological theory and practice.
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/116579