Spring 2022 Adjunct Faculty COUN 248-02

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7090754 (Ref.No. 2717439)
Posted: December 16, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Oct 22, 2021
Deadline: Dec 16, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Per course adjunct faculty for the Counseling program's course, COUN 248-02.

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. B
ased 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 248-02 - Human Development and Family Relationships

February 8- May 17, 2022, Tuesday, 7:15pm - 10:00pm

This course explores individual and family life cycles, emphasizing contextual relevance of history, culture, ethnicity, class, religion, and gender. Traditional and contemporary developmental theories, including Robert Kegan’s theory of self-evolution (1982) and Relational Cultural Therapy (Broverman, Broverman, Clarkson, Rosenkranz, & Vogel, 1970; Jordan, 1987; Miller, 1976) are examined, emphasizing relevant research and its applicability to genders by employing an intersectional lens dedicated to diverse communities and the systems they live within. This foundational, core course explores understanding of intersectional identities as they collide with systems of oppression through a socially just trauma-informed lens to support human development. Influences of developmental issues on individual and family relationships within this socio-cultural context are addressed. Clinical implications are identified and considered.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must have an M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. in the relevant area of Counseling,

Psychology, or a related field. Candidates must also have at least 2 years experience

teaching at the graduate level in Counseling, Psychology, or a related area, or at least 3

years of experience as a practicing clinician (e.g., MFT, PCC, clinical or counseling

psychologist), school-based mental health professional (e.g., school counselor or school

psychologist), or counselor in a higher education setting (e.g., college/university).

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Counseling or Psychology is highly desirable. A current license in Marriage &

Family Therapy, Professional Clinical Counseling, or Psychology, or a Pupil Personnel

Services Credential in School Counseling, Social Work, or School Psychology.

A demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, multicultural/international

competence, social justice, clinical expertise, and familiarity with counseling theory and


To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/97563

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