Summer 2022 Adjunct Faculty COUN 237-01

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7101420 (Ref.No. 3118006)
Posted: June 3, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Apr 25, 2022
Deadline: Jun 02, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Per course adjunct faculty for the Counseling program's course, COUN 237-01.

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 237-01 - Alcohol and Substance Abuse

In person - Moraga, CA campus, June 7, 2022 - July 14 2022, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:15 pm - 6:30 pm

This course will introduce you to some of the basic principles and practices in the field of substance abuse. We will examine contemporary perspectives on alcohol and other drug use and addictive behavior, including smoking, compulsive gambling, eating disorders, and sexual addictions. We will examine the effects of these substances on individuals, families, and the community at large with a focus on gender and ethnicity differences in addicted populations. The course will provide an introduction to the basic principles of substance abuse theory and treatment and to the assessment and diagnosis of these problems.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must have a M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field. Candidates must have 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).

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Counseling or Psychology is highly desirable. Current license in Marriage & Family Therapy, Professional Clinical Counseling, Social Work, Psychiatry or Psychology. Demonstrated experience with the provision of substance abuse and addictions education and/or treatment. A demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, multicultural/international competence, social justice, clinical expertise, and familiarity with counseling theory and practice.

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