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Spring 2023 Adjunct Faculty COUN 230-01

Saint Mary's College of California
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 27, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education
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Spring 2023 Adjunct Faculty COUN 230-01

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Oct 26, 2022

Description: Per course adjunct faculty for the Counseling program's course, COUN 230-02.

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 College.

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 230-02 - Theories of Counseling

Spring 2023: In-person: Feb 6, 2023 - May 26, 2023, Monday, 4:15pm - 7:00pm

COUN 230 is a 3-unit graduate counseling course that is required for all SMC students earning a master’s degree in counseling across all counseling specializations in the COUN department.

This foundational course provides students with an overview of the historical development of psychotherapy and counseling theories including both traditional and more recent theories, as well as transpersonal and Eastern approaches. An emphasis is placed on understanding the major theorists' basic assumptions about human nature and mental health, and their primary concepts, general approach, and techniques. Application of various theories is demonstrated through video, role-play, in-class group activities and/or transcripts in the textbooks. Students are encouraged to further investigate those theories that most interest them and to begin developing their own holistic, integrated counseling philosophy. The course includes an introduction to the findings of research evaluating the efficacy and efficaciousness of a wide variety of counseling theories.

Required Qualifications:

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, School Counselor, School Psychologist).

Preferred Qualifications:

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, Educational Psychology, Psychology or PPS Credential in School Counseling or School Psychology. A demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, multicultural/international competence, social justice, clinical expertise, and familiarity with counseling & psychological theory and practice.

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