Adjunct Faculty, Art Therapy
: Main Campus - SAN RAFAEL, CAPosition Type
: Part Time
Dominican is seeking instructors well versed in Art Therapy curriculum and competencies who can supervise and make timely assessments of student's progress in achieving acceptable program requirements.
Responsibilities Evaluate and develop program curriculum, policies, and procedures When providing supervision of students during practicum/internship experiences, document and assess student performance and competency throughout any internship experience and upon completion of the practicum/internship experience. Attend and contribute to faculty meetings, conference calls and other professional development activities Participate in curriculum development for individual courses and overall program Evaluate and grade student work and provide feedback to students Mentor and advise students on the progress of their projects and coursework Uphold academic performance standards and integrity
AT 5240: Cross-Cultural Issues
This course covers the multicultural counseling and psychotherapeutic theories and techniques of practice used by marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and art psychotherapists and studies counselors’ roles in developing cultural self-awareness and identity development while promoting cultural social justice. Students learn individual and community strategies for working with and advocating for diverse populations and explore counselors’ roles in eliminating biases and prejudices. Other topics include cultural competency, which includes understanding the processes of intentional and unintentional oppression and discrimination, including experiences of race, ethnicity, class, spirituality, sexual orientation, gender, disability, and their incorporation into the psychotherapeutic process. Students learn to integrate and understand how cross-cultural mores and values impact the individual in society while developing a familiarity with a wide range of racial and ethnic backgrounds common among California’s population, including, but not limited to, Blacks, Hispanics, Asians, and Native Americans. The effects of socioeconomic position on how poverty and social stress affect the individual’s mental health and recovery are also explored.
AT 5210: Methods of Group and Family Therapy
This course examines the counseling and psychotherapeutic theories and techniques of practice used by professional marriage and family counselors and art psychotherapists in a culturally diverse society. Course content focuses on applying counseling principles of marriage and family systems and relationships. Students receive training in a variety of effective psychotherapeutic techniques and modalities that may be utilized to improve, restore, or maintain healthy individual, couple, and family relationships. Course content also includes group counseling theories and techniques, including principles of group dynamics, group process components, developmental stage theories, therapeutic factors of group work, group leadership styles and approaches, pertinent research and literature, and group counseling methods. The course teaches students to develop and analyze clinical applications to family and group assessment and formulate treatment planning methods.
AT 5990: Research Methodology
This course prepares students for research and evaluation by exploring studies that provide an understanding of research methods, statistical analysis, and the use of research to inform evidence-based practices. The importance of research in advancing the profession of counseling and the use of statistical methods in conducting research, needs assessment, and program evaluations is also covered. Students learn the application of diversity factors relevant to research.
Required Qualifications Possess a minimum of a Master's degree, preferably in Art Therapy. Possess national certification in the field of Art Therapy by an organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA): ATR-BC or ATR-BC-CS Must have provided clinical services/therapy/art therapy in the last five years.
Preferred Qualifications A doctoral degree
Additional Position Information Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until filled Must be willing to consent to a background check
For More Information Contact:
Amy Backos, PhD, ATR-BC, Chair of Art Therapy Psychology
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901
Email: [email protected]
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