Fall 2022 Adjunct Faculty COUN 251-01

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7103735 (Ref.No. 3166854)
Posted: June 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Jun 21, 2022
Deadline: Jul 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Per course adjunct for the Counseling program's course, COUN 251-01.

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 251-01 - Treatment of Children

In person - Moraga, CA campus, September 1, 2022 - December 8, 2022, Thursday, 4:15pm - 7:00pm

Treatment of Children, COUN 251, is a survey of a variety of theories, techniques and modalities to the treatment of children individually and in a family context. This class includes an introduction to play, art, and sand tray therapy. This class will teach you how to apply play therapy to the theory you choose. Issues discussed during this course are as follows: structuring the first and last sessions, confidentiality, transference/countertransference, resistance, psychotherapeutic container elements, physical contact, limit setting, divorce, adoption, anger, therapeutic value of play, treatment planning, structuring the playroom setting, trauma resourcing for the caregiver, trauma resourcing for the child client, how to identify addiction behaviors, how to enter the child’s world. Through the readings, discussions and experientials, this course will look at the historical development of child therapy, key theoreticians and practitioners in the field.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must have an M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Human Development, 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 practice.

To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/108653jeid-df31e1b7e4f70e448e0b196fc9fd1059

We envision a community that goes beyond tolerance of differences to one guided by social justice, cultural competence and engaged citizenship. We know we can reach greater heights of excellence by learning from diverse people.