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SCP Adjunct Faculty (Fall Semester)
University of San Francisco


Date Posted Jan. 14, 2020
Title SCP Adjunct Faculty (Fall Semester)
University University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Adjunct/Visiting Prof
  • Counseling/Human Services
 
 


Job Title:
SCP Adjunct Faculty (Fall Semester)

Job Summary:
The School Counseling Program (SCP) in the School of Education at the University of San Francisco is seeking adjunct instructors to teach courses in the fall semester. The 49-credit program meets all requirements for California PPS Credential eligibility, allowing students to earn both the MA and the credential in 2 years. Students may also choose to pursue a 60-credit program by taking additional courses for a dual concentration degree in School Counseling and Professional Clinical Counseling (PCC). This option will give students the opportunity to obtain a California Pupil Personnel Services Credential and eligibility to pursue licensure in Professional Clinical Counseling in California. We encourage outstanding and qualified candidates to apply as soon as possible. Below are descriptions of the courses that need staffing.

Mission Statement: The School Counseling Program at the School of Education at the University of San Francisco prepares graduate students to work in urban and diverse schools with a goal of improving the human condition through counseling, education, compassion, and collaborative partnerships. Consistent with the Jesuit tradition, our goal is to train school counselors to become social justice agents of change by promoting equitable conditions inside and outside of schools. The curriculum in the School Counseling Program focuses on educating students to think and respond systemically and ecologically by creating and implementing individual, group, and programmatic changes. We pursue our mission through academic excellence, real life experiences, and partnerships with multicultural families, schools, and communities.

Full Job Description:

Courses:

CPSY 602 - PPS Traineeship I (1)
Course Description: 100 hour initial practicum orienting the pupil personnel services candidate to the work of the school counselor in K-12 public schools. Candidates learn legal and practical differences between the role of a school counselor and a therapist; compare and contrast counseling roles at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels; learn the role and responsibilities of all school personnel on site and at the district level, and participate in school-based meetings under the supervision of an approved Site Supervisor from a university faculty member.

CPSY 606 - Cross Cultural Counseling (3)
Course Description: This course features an understanding of multicultural issues in counseling with diverse ethnic groups, cultures, and social classes in American society.

CPSY 607 - Counseling Theory and Practice (3)

Course Description: An overview of the theories of counseling including the stages and elements of effective counseling as they pertain to the three domains of school counseling, academic/career, personal, and social development; practical skills in counseling students with personal and interpersonal problems; evaluation of counseling outcomes as they relate to self-esteem, learning and achievement; effective referral practices and interventions in response to personal, school, or community crises; and self-awareness, sensitivity to others and skillfulness in relating to individuals will be demonstrated and practiced with emphasis on an understanding of principles associated with the building of self-esteem and personal and social responsibility.

CPSY 612 - Lifespan Developmental Counseling (3)
Course Description: This course is an introduction to developmental theory and its practical application for school counselors. An overview of the psychological, biological, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic, and environmental factors that influence the growth and development through the lifespan will be provided. Counseling strategies and interventions based on lifespan developmental theory to meet the personal, social, and academic needs of students will be included.

CPSY 609 - Academic Counseling (3)
Course Description: This course offers an overview of academic counseling skills and strategies, learning theories, and school resources to support and ensure the academic success of diverse pupils in public schools. Emphasis in diversity, context, and sociopolitical issues that impact equity in learning and educational opportunity/outcomes will be provided to prepare students with multicultural and advocacy academic counseling skills. Specific academic counseling needs for diverse students in the middle and high school years will be covered.

CPSY 610 - Advanced Multicultural Counseling (3)
Course Description: This course is designed to explore a) the process of counseling with diverse communities, b) the cultural and ethical sensitivity in the assessment and counseling process, and c) the theories to conceptualize clients. Emphasis will be placed on the counselor as an advocate for marginalized communities. The role of race, power, and privilege in counseling relationships at individual, group, family and systemic levels will also be explored.

CPSY 621/603 - PPS Traineeship II/Internship II (2)
Course Description: 200 hours in applying skills from the program's courses of instruction within a K-12 school or community agency. Working with students individually, in a group or in a family context.

CPSY 635 - Human Sexuality (1)
Course Description: This course will provide the basic understanding of human sexuality, including the study of physiological, psychological, and sociocultural variables associated with sexual behavior, sexual orientation, gender identity, and the assessment and treatment of psychosexual dysfunction. The course will review these concepts through a family system and developmental lens over the lifecycle.

CPSY 614 - Career Counseling (3)
Course Description: This course will provide an overview of theoretical and practical aspects of career counseling for youth, with a special emphasis on multicultural and sociopolitical issues. We will explore key multicultural models and research pertinent to students' career development.

CPSY 609 - Academic Counseling (3)
Course Description: This course offers an overview of academic counseling skills and strategies, learning theories, and school resources to support and ensure the academic success of diverse pupils in public schools. Emphasis in diversity, context, and sociopolitical issues that impact equity in learning and educational opportunity/outcomes will be provided to prepare students with multicultural and advocacy academic counseling skills. Specific academic counseling needs for diverse students in the middle and high school years will be covered.

CPSY 622/604 - PPS Traineeship III/Internship III (3)
Course Description: This course is designed to provide students with guidelines and standards regarding field experience activities and hours required for the Pupil Personnel Services Credential and Master's Degree in Counseling (with a specialization in School Counseling Counseling). In this course students continue to gain an understanding of the professional expectations of a school counselor who works in diverse K-12 educational setting. Practical experiences in counseling and guidance activities are under the supervision of site and university personnel in approved settings. The instructor maintains frequent contact with the mentor counselor or site supervisor. The major focus will be to provide additional counseling tools and information not typically covered by the core curriculum but critical to the delivery of school counseling services. Emphasis is on personal and professional development as school counselors. The instructor will act as a resource and guide using her experience as a practicing school counselor to assist the students' learning process. Through assignments and discussions, students will continue to reflect upon their fieldwork experiences and discuss underlying philosophy, theoretical foundation, comprehensive requirements and developmental nature of K-12 school counseling.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must demonstrate expertise and knowledge in the specific content area of the course. Master's Degree in School Counseling or MFT, Ph.D./Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology required. In congruence with our program's missions, instructors are required to integrate issues of diversity, equity, and advocacy in their teaching.

Special Instructions:

Please submit (a) cover letter stating qualifications and interest in the course(s) you want to teach; (b) curriculum vitae and three recommendation letters concerning your teaching skills for this application.

Full-Time/Part-Time:
Part time

Pay Rate:
Salary

To apply, visit https://usfca.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/USF_Adjunct/job/USF-Hilltop-Campus/SCP-Adjunct-Faculty--Fall-Semester-_R0000352.

The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to Change the World From Here. For more information, visit http://www.usfca.edu.

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