Fall 2023 Adjunct Faculty COUN 622 02, 04 and 05 : Group Theory and Practice

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7161499 (Ref.No. 4469107)
Posted: August 9, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Aug 08, 2023

Description:Per course adjunct faculty for the Counseling program's course, COUN 622-02, 04 and 05.

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 622-02, 04 and 05 - Group Theory and Practice

In this course, students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in and lead groups. This course includes a survey of group counseling theories, techniques, and research; discussion of professional, ethical, multicultural, and clinical issues in group practice; review of the developmental stages of groups; and practice as group members and leaders. This course is taught in an experiential format, with both live group counseling and lecture/discussion components. The instructor must be skilled in group counseling theory and in the practice of facilitating groups.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must have a M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Human Development, Higher Education & Student Affairs, 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), school-based mental health professional (e.g., school counselor or school psychologist), or counselor in a higher education setting (e.g., college/university). Candidates must also have experience facilitating groups in a counseling, clinical, school-based, or therapeutic setting (e.g., community-based mental health organization, private practice, hospital or inpatient/outpatient facility, K-12 school, college or university).

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Counseling or Psychology is highly desirable. Current license in Marriage & Family Therapy, Professional Clinical Counseling, or Psychology, or 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.

A successful record of teaching experience at the graduate level.
  • Applicants must reside and work in California

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