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Spring 2023 Adjunct Faculty COUN 255-01

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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Part Time

Spring 2023 Adjunct Faculty COUN 255-01

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

Description: Per course adjunct faculty for the Counseling program's course COUN 255-01.

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 255-01 - Community Mental Health Counseling

In-person: February 6, 2023 - May 26, 2023, Tuesday, 7:15pm - 10:00pm

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.

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).

Familiarity with online modalities.

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, or 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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