Spring 2022 Adjunct Faculty COUN 252-02

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7090752 (Ref.No. 2715972)
Posted: December 16, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Nov 01, 2021
Deadline: Dec 21, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Per course adjunct faculty for the Counseling program's course, COUN 252-02.

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 252-02 - Advanced Clinical Practice

February 10 - May 19, 2022, Thursday, 4:15pm - 7:00pm

This course provides an introduction to current trends in psychotherapy theory, research, and practice, with an emphasis on application to advanced counseling students pursuing a clinically focused specialization ( i.e. MFT/PCC, CSS/PCC).Summaries of psychotherapy research are reviewed to support building an informed integrative approach to counseling. Central topics include the therapeutic relationship, evidence-based practice, integrative approaches to psychotherapy, mindfulness practices, and the inclusion of spiritual and religious issues in counseling. Considerations for treatment include a review of case conceptualization, assessment, and treatment planning.

This course is taught using a seminar discussion format. Students are expected to attend class prepared by completing all readings and developing critical discussion questions. The instructor’s role is to act as facilitator and to provide expert guidance and case examples in relation to the practical application of psychological theory and the integration of intersectional concerns as a multicultural skill set.

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).

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.

To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/98121

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