Thursday, October 31, 2013

University of Florida’s doctoral program in Counselor Education is now recruiting qualified applicants for the 2014 Doctoral Cohort

The University of Florida’s doctoral program in Counselor Education is now recruiting qualified applicants for the 2014 Doctoral Cohort. Applications are due December 2, 2013. UF offers nationally competitivegraduate assistantships with benefits and in-state tuition, and a wide range of fellowships and scholarships to incoming doctoral students.

UF’s Counselor Education Ph.D. program is CACREP-accredited. Since 1998 when U.S. News & World Report began ranking counseling and counseling psychology programs housed in colleges of education, UF’s Counselor Education program has ranked among the top 10 programs nationally. The UF Counselor Education Program, its faculty, and students have received multiple local, state, and national honors for their professional contributions. Our full-time faculty members offer seasoned mentoring in research and teaching, and serve as active leaders in professional associations.

As a result, students are afforded exceptional opportunities for intensive involvement with the faculty in research, teaching, scholarly writing, supervision, and service. The Program faculty’s national expertise provides diverse areas of study beyond the CACREP core, including such areas as couple and family therapy, play therapy, family-school engagement, and providing live supervision in our state of the art counseling clinic. The UF Counselor Education program takes great pride in providing excellent clinical training and experience.

The University of Florida is located in Gainesville, Florida within easy driving distance to major metropolitan areas. Application Deadline for Fall 2014 is December 2, 2013On-campus interviews will be scheduled starting the evening of January 30 through late afternoon on January 31, 2014.

 for information about our doctoral program and application process. You can contact the Counselor Education office at 352-273-4336 or email Patty Bruner at or Dr. Ellen Amatea, Professor and Doctoral Program Coordinator


Join AMHCA in Seattle
Program Submission Deadline:
Friday, December 13, 2013 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Dear Colleague:

As announced in the Advocate earlier this month, the American Mental Health Counselors Association is now accepting proposals for Thriving in the New Era of Healthcare Reform, the 2014 AMHCA Annual Conference, taking place in Seattle, July 10-12, 2014.
Share Your Knowledge & Experiences!We invite AMHCA members, mental health counseling students and other mental health professionals to present their research and expertise at the only conference devoted entirely to the mental health counseling profession. Get full details on the submission and selection process

Types of Programs: Three-hour workshop*
Two-hour workshop*
One-hour program*
Poster session
* Please note that at least one co-presenter must have completed their master's program for 1- 2- and 3- hour sessions. At least one co-presenter must be a member of AMHCA-National. ALL presenters and co-presenters MUST register for the conference.

If you are looking for ideas for your submission, you might consider the following:
(please note that this is not an inclusive list)
  1. Brain function and neuroscience
  2. Couples, families, children, and adolescents
  3. Special Populations, e.g., elderly, LGBTQ, veterans
  4. Expressive and creative therapies
  5. Multicultural counseling
  6. Innovative treatments, skill building, and practice
  7. Ethics
  8. Healthcare reform
  9. Accountable care organizations
Feel free to pass these suggestions on to others who may be interested in submitting a program and looking for ideas. The deadline for submission is Friday, December 13, 2013, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

View detailed information on the submission and selection process

Thank you for your support of the AMHCA Conference. We look forward to receiving your program submission.

The 2014 AMHCA Conference Planning Team877-743-5312

Apply for the ASGW ACA Volunteer Scholarshi

Are you a Counseling Graduate Student?
Do you love Group Work?
Do you love Hawaii?
Are you attending or thinking about attending ACA 2014 in Honolulu?

Apply for the ASGW ACA Volunteer Scholarship:

The Association for Specialists in Group Work's (ASGW) Graduate Student and New Professional's Committee is offering an exciting opportunity for graduate students to meet and interact with leading group counseling professionals at the American Counseling Association Conference in Honolulu, HI on March 27-30.  Deadline Extended to November 15th, 2014.

In return for seven hours of their time volunteering at the conference, graduate student volunteers will receive a $100 stipend.

•       Student volunteers need to be enrolled in a full-time graduate program at the time of the conference.
•       Student volunteers need to be current student members of ASGW.
•       Each applicant needs to electronically submit an application form along with a 500 word personal statement.

The application can be found here:
-- (Be sure to click on the ACA/ASGW Hawaii Link)

Tuesday, October 29, 2013


The Counseling Department in the Adrian Dominican School of Education at Barry University is seeking a Department Chair to lead a vibrant department known for excellence in teaching, and supporting an outstanding student-centered research program. An advanced Associate or Full professor is sought for this faculty position beginning August 2014. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Candidate must have a Ph.D. from a CACREP-accredited program and at least six years graduate teaching experience in a counseling program. Preference will be given to candidates who have:
 administrative experience and oversight in a counseling program,
 held leadership positions in state and national professional organizations,
 a record of scholarship through presentations and publications,
 a record of writing for and/or securing grants,
 experience in mentoring research projects and directing dissertations,
 a Florida license (LMHC or LMFT) or are eligible, and
 clinical experience and expertise in clinical mental health counseling or marriage and family counseling.

This 12-month position involves leadership and day-to-day oversight of the department and some teaching at the Master’s and Doctoral levels. The program chair responsibilities include: (1) supervision of all seven degree program specializations, (2) oversight of admissions process and academic advisement, and (3) oversight of DOE, NASP, and CACREP accreditation requirements.

Successful candidates should demonstrate strong administrative and interpersonal skills; a collaborative style, multi-tasking ability, ability to meet deadlines, an ability to collaborate and develop partnerships with public and private entities, and experience with accreditation/state program approval processes.
The Counseling Program holds CACREP accreditation in its Master’s in Counseling with specializations in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling/ Therapy; Clinical Mental Health Counseling; and School Counseling, as well as the Ph.D. in Counseling.

Please submit a letter of interest, vita, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of reference to Dr. Lilia DiBello, Search Committee Chair, Counseling Department-ADSOE, Barry University, 11300 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores, Florida 33161-6695. Dr. DiBello can also be reached by e-mail at: or by phone: 305-899-4827. Screening of applications will begin immediately. Barry University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Monday, October 28, 2013


DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT – Ft. Myers/Bonita Springs
The YMCA is seeking a Director of Development who is a self-starter with a proven track
record achieving fundraising goals and initiatives. The successful candidate will provide
leadership in implementing the Hometown Partners and Annual Giving program in order to build
a long-term base of member and community support for the YMCA in Lee County. The Director
will implement a comprehensive, multi-year plan to increase strategic solicitation of financial
support with the overall goal to raise funds for areas of need within the YMCA.
Qualified applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four year college or
university. Minimum of 4 years of related experience with a solid understanding of fundraising
principles and methodologies preferred. Grant writing experience a plus. Proficiency in Microsoft
Office, Excel, PowerPoint and working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge preferred. Total rewards
package includes health, dental, disability & life ins. Excellent work environment.
Email resume to Director of Human Resources

Program s Coordinator - Jail Life Skills Instructor

Program Director: Hope Clubhouse

Lynn University is seeking applications for Dean of the Ross College of Education

Lynn University is seeking applications for Dean of the Ross College of Education.  Information is available at  Please forward this email to interested faculty and other appropriate contacts. 

Department of Professional Counseling at Webster University

Charleston Campus
Full-time Non-tenure Position
Posted: 10-23-2013

The Department of Professional Counseling at Webster University invites applications for a full-time non-tenured faculty appointment in Counselor Education with possible administrative responsibilities beginning immediately at the Webster University campuses in Charleston, South Carolina. A doctorate in Counselor Education preferably from a CACREP-accredited program is required. Applicants from related disciplines who have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a Counselor Education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013 are also encouraged to apply. Applicants should identify with the counseling profession through memberships in professional organizations (i.e., ACA and/or its divisions). Experience in teaching, clinical supervision of counselors in training, and eligibility, as a Licensed Professional Counselor in South Carolina is also required.  
This is a twelve (12) month academic position. Faculty members have advising and clinical supervision responsibilities, are expected to teach core-counseling courses, engage in professional development, and other activities to support a counselor identity. In addition, faculty are expected to participate in department, college, and university governance activities, and other university events.

Includes administrative responsibilities as the Charleston Counseling Coordinator, entailing oversight of the Charleston counseling program. The ideal candidate will have 1) experience as an academic administrator of a counselor education program; 2) experience teaching in a counselor education program; 3) experience implementing/adhering to professional standards (e.g., CACREP, NCATE, etc.), and 4) the ability to work with local, state, national, and international professional counseling agencies and organizations.

Webster University, founded in 1915, is a private, multi-campus, and international institution with academic programs in over 100 locations in the United States, Europe, and Asia ( 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Applicants should forward: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) teaching evaluations, (5) statement of research interests and relevant publications, and (6) at least three professional (former graduate faculty and clinical supervisors) letters of references.

Please mail application materials to: Charleston Counseling Search Committee, Human Resources, Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri, 63119-3194.

The Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling at California State University

The Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling at California State University, Northridge invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in its Marriage, Family, and Couple Counseling Program.


• Earned doctorate in counselor education, counseling, marriage and family therapy, psychology or related field.
• Counseling experience working with a diverse range of clients.
• Successful professional experience working with children, families, schools, and/or community mental health.
• Ability to teach, advise, and mentor students from diverse populations.
• Potential to make significant scholarly and professional contributions in area of specialty.
• Demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships with colleagues and between the specialty program and the department, university, and local community.
• LMFT, LPCC, or clinical license eligible in California within two years of hire.

CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.

  • Proven excellence in teaching at the university level.
  • Clinical and applied skills sufficient to teach practicum courses and supervise trainees in couple and family counseling/therapy.
  • Experience with live supervision and/or oversight of training clinic.
  • Experience and training with technology and assessment in higher education and professional settings.
  • Research, publications, or equivalent professional contributions in area(s) of specialty.
  • Experience in program advisement, planning, and development as well as supervision of fieldwork and graduate theses/projects.
  • Eligibility for state or national approved supervisor status within two years.
  • Teach core and specialty courses in couple and family counseling
  • Train counselors who can effectively work with diverse populations and collaborate with other professionals.
  • Participate in program development, coordination, and evaluation. 
  • Recruit, advise, and mentor students.
  • Chair thesis/project/comprehensive examination committees.
  • Pursue funding for, conduct and publish research in area(s) of specialty.
  • Participate in professional associations and assume leadership positions.
  • Serve on department, college, and university committees.
  • Remain current in field(s) of specialty through on-going professional development.
Application Deadline:

Screening to begin on January 13, 2014; priority given to applications received by January 2, 2014 and open until filled.  To apply, please submit a letter of intent addressing each of the required qualifications: a curriculum vitae, a letter of application, unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required for the finalists), three current letters of reference, records and/or evaluations of teaching effectiveness, and other evidence that supports successful experience in recruiting, mentoring, and advising diverse graduate students. 

Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to:

Applications should be addressed to:

Dr. Diane Gehart
Department of Educational Psychology & Counseling
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8265

Alternatively, all materials may be sent electronically in a SINGLE PDF file to Please label digital files as follows: LAST, FIRST NAME APPLICATION.  Letters of recommendation may be sent separately if preferred.

General Information:

California State University, Northridge, one of the largest of the 23 campuses of The California State University system, is located twenty-five miles northwest of central Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley, a suburb with a multi-cultural population of over one million people. The University enrolls approximately 36,000 students (29,181 FTEs) from diverse backgrounds, served by 2,000 faculty. Nine Colleges offer baccalaureate degrees in 69 degree programs, master’s degrees in 58 graduate degree programs, 2 doctorate graduate program and 55 teaching credentials in the field of education, and various opportunities in extended learning and other special programs. For more information about the University, check our website:

 In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at
. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs.

 Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077.

The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

University of Wisconsin-River Falls Assistant Professor-School Counseling Program

We are one week away from the deadline to apply for this position- November 4, 2013. You can apply online at
. Please email us ( with any questions. We look forward to reviewing your application!
The top 5 things to know about this position right now:
We only train school counselors
Supportive faculty members
Excellent relationships with surrounding school districts
Highly urban to rural school opportunities
35 minutes from the twin cities of Minneapolis and St Paul

Here's the position announcement again:
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Assistant Professor-School Counseling Program
College of Education and Professional Studies
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF), a member of the University of Wisconsin System, is located on the eastern edge of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area in scenic west central Wisconsin. Year-round arts, cultural, and recreational activities and events are easily accessible from River Falls. The 6,500 undergraduate and graduate students at UWRF pursue degrees in four colleges: Education and Professional Studies; Arts and Sciences; Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; and Business and Economics. UWRF provides an excellent environment for learning, emphasizing the importance of faculty-student interaction in classrooms, laboratories, research, academic advising, and co-curricular activities. A favorable student-faculty ratio affords opportunities for meaningful interchange between faculty and students. Strong interests in teaching, research and community service are highly valued. More information about UWRF can be found at:
The Position:
The University of Wisconsin – River Falls invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in School Counseling. The UWRF program trains school counselors only. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Counselor Education, or anticipate degree completion within 12 months of hire, or otherwise meet CACREP core faculty eligibility requirements. The successful candidate will (1) teach 3 school counseling courses (9 credits) per semester (2) maintain an advising caseload of graduate students, (3) conduct program-related applied research and scholarly activities, (4) develop new curricula that may include on-line courses, and (5) be involved in departmental, college and university committees as well as community service. Experience as a school counselor and teaching experience at the college level is preferred. Candidates should have, or be eligible for, relevant counseling credentials (e.g., LPC, NCC, school counselor licensure).The position is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position.Opportunities exist for optional summer employment through teaching, research grants, internship supervision and other funding sources. Appointment date: August 25, 2014.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching Duties 100%
·Teach a full course load per semester (3 courses-9 credits)
·Advise students
·Supervise students in field placements including Practicum and Internship
·Collaborate with other faculty within the Program, Department, College and University
·Engage in professional and service activities on campus, locally, state-wide and nationally
·Attend Department and Program meetings
·Other activities as assigned
Qualifications Required:
· Must hold a doctoral degree in Counselor Education (preferably from a CACREP approved institution), or anticipate degree completion within 12 months of hire, or otherwise meet CACREP core faculty eligibility requirements.
· Demonstrated success or potential success for graduate level teaching.
· Strong oral and written communication skills.
· Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to diverse student populations and ability to contribute to the University's commitment to enhancing student awareness and appreciation of diverse cultures, backgrounds, and identities.
Qualifications Preferred:
·Experience as a school counselor with students from diverse backgrounds;
·Experience with diverse communities, knowledge of school issues, and an interest in collaborating with a variety of constituencies in rural, suburban, and urban environments;
·Experience connecting with stakeholders/resources in creating a vision for an academic Program and Department
·Commitment to the professional field of counselor education and school counseling as evidenced by education, teaching, school experience, research, community service and professional affiliations, such as ASCA, ACES, and ACA;
·Demonstrated success or potential for strong productivity in research, grant writing and scholarship exploring concerns related to issues in school counseling;
·Experience working with graduate students in instruction, advising, mentoring and research related activities;
·Experience in teaching core school counseling courses.

To Apply: Online applications are REQUIRED at:

· Curriculum vitae (resume)
· Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
· A three-part statement (other document), not to exceed 3 pages, covering
1. your primary and secondary teaching interests, experience in classroom, and any evidence of successful teaching at the college level
2. your school counseling experience, and
3. your research and scholarly activity agenda.
· An unofficial transcript (official copies of transcripts will be required if hired).
· Provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your teaching ability, experience and professional preparation (references).
Inquiries should be directed to:
Dr. Caroline Baker or Dr. Mark Gillen, Search Committee Co-Chairs
Counseling and School Psychology Department

Deadline to Apply: Review of Applications will begin on November 4, 2013. For full consideration, applicants must submit all required materials by this date. Materials not submitted electronically cannot be considered.
The names of all nominees and applicants who have requested confidentiality in writing, and identities of all finalists must be released on request. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidate.
Through its strategic plan, Pathway to Distinction, UW-River Falls will vigorously pursue three goals: Distinctive Academic Excellence; Global Education and Engagement; Innovation and Partnerships. In support of our first goal, UW-River Falls strives to be a leader in collaborative and undergraduate research; we therefore seek faculty members who have an interest in or experience with faculty-student collaborative research, scholarship, and creative activity. The university is also interested in applicants who can support and extend our partnerships and initiatives in Asia (particularly China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and India) and in Latin America. The university's strategic focus on international education encourages faculty to develop courses/pedagogy that facilitate the transition of international inbound students and out-bound UWRF students and enhance our curricular and programmatic partnerships in these regions.

UW-River Falls Diversity Statement: We declare that diversity and inclusivity are core values. We dedicate ourselves to build a culture grounded in principles of equity, social justice, and excellence. We fundamentally affirm and embrace the multiple identities, values, belief systems, and cultural practices of all individuals and communities. We will address fundamental issues of bias, discrimination, and exclusion.
The University is committed to creating an educational community which enhances student awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnicities and cultures and identities which actively supports tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each person without regard to economic status, ethnic background, political views, sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs. Awareness of and sensitivity to diverse ethnic and cultural heritages are especially sought in applicants.

UWRF is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran status, and membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or the State of Wisconsin. All persons, especially women, persons of color, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
For a copy of the UWRF campus safety information, see
 or call Public Safety at (715) 425-3133 for a paper copy. This material includes crime statistics (Annual Security Report) and information on crime prevention, sexual assault, and drug/alcohol issues. 

Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center Position Description

Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center Position Description

Position Title:                                     Director of DCAC Research Institute
Department:                                      Research
Reports To:                                         Chief Program Officer
Exemption Status:                           Exempt
Updated:                                             May 6, 2013

General Description

Reporting to the Chief Program Officer and serving as an integral member of the client services team, the Director of the DCAC Research Institute will be responsible for defining the clinical strategy and management of all clinical studies being conducted by the DCAC Research Institute. The Director will manage operational and logistical tasks of clinical development to ensure efficient execution of studies within established budgets and timelines, ensuring compliance with all appropriate regulations. S/he will coordinate the efforts of internal and external resources to ensure research plan optimization. This person will be responsible for writing and submitting research data for peer reviewed publications and disseminating outcomes to the larger public by conducting lectures and public reviews of research findings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•             Set strategic direction and lead national research initiatives focused on CAC’s.
•             Manage clinical research and operations including design and initiation of studies to optimize research value through national site selection and data portability.
•             Assist in training the clinical sites to the protocol.
•             Work with study sites to ensure expedient study recruitment.
•             Author and/or work with others to develop publications based on the results of studies.
•             Provide updates and status reports to senior management on a regular basis; report on performance against plan.
•             Manage the budget for research studies.  Ensure overall operation is within the approved budget and timeline.
•             Develop and implement SOPs for research studies and related activities.
•             Develop and maintain professional relationships with academic and community-based researchers, agency directors and investigators to assure accurate data collection. 
•             Interface with partners within and outside of DCAC including Child Protective Services, Police Departments, District Attorney’s Office, Children’s Medical Centers, National Children’s Alliance, CACTX.
•             Manage Internal Review Board and assessment of evaluation of research with human subjects and government systems.
•             Oversee compliance with regulatory bodies governing research studies.
•             Represent DCAC at major annual conferences

Qualifications and Skills

•             Ph.D. in Psychology or related field required.
•             5-10 years of experience in the social service field with at least three years of hands-on managerial experience running research studies and managing teams.
•             Experience with all aspects of management of large research studies from inception to completion.
•             Strong knowledge of human subjects research regulations.
•             Previous research study site management experience.
•             Knowledge of and experience in experimental and quasi-experimental design.
•             Basic understanding of statistics and statistical methods.
•             Demonstrated experience and/or competence in data analysis and report writing
•             Knowledge and experience with Excel and SPSS software packages.
•             Strong project planning, leadership, negotiation and presentation skills as well as an ability to contribute creative yet practical solutions to problems.
•             Extraordinary research management skills and expertise in searching medical literature and databases for clinical and technical information.
•             Ability to multi-task and manage several projects in parallel, paying attention to detail.
•             Ability to forge cross-functional working relationships with internal teams and external project partners.
•             Ability to be proactive in identifying issues and hurdles that may handicap the effective implementation of the studies and resolve the issues in a timely fashion.
•             Superior writing skills and ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical people.
•             Ability to work in a team environment.
•             Must demonstrate/live our organization’s core values: put the child first in all that we do, operate as a seamless team, work with a servant’s heart.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  DCAC reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Please submit resume and letter of interest to

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Disability Rights Florida - Employment Opportunity - Executive Director

Disability Rights Florida - Employment Opportunity - Executive Director

Disability Rights Florida, Inc. operates Florida's federally mandated and state designated protection and advocacy system for persons with disabilities. The organization is a private, non-profit corporation with a staff of 59 who work in the Tallahassee headquarters office, two regional offices, and other strategic locations across the state. The Search Committee of the Board of Directors is conducting a search for an Executive Director. The Executive Director is stationed in the Tallahassee office, but some in-state and out-of-state travel is required. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the operations and staff of the organization and reports directly to the Board of Directors.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience and knowledge of Florida's service delivery system for persons with disabilities, excellent written and verbal communications skills, managing a wide range of activities related to the organization's fiscal affairs, staffing and personnel, program operations, public policy and legislative affairs. Proven leadership, planning and organizational skills, the ability to build collaborative relationships with like-minded organizations, and the ability to earn the trust and respect of, and work effectively with diverse groups of people are required. Juris Doctor is preferred, but not required.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume, references, salary requirements, a writing sample, and a narrative explaining personal and professional motivation for seeking this position to the Board of Directors Search Committee, Disability Rights Florida, Inc. at; mailing address: Search Committee, c/o Disability Rights Florida, 2728 Centerview Drive, Suite 102, Tallahassee, FL 32301; fax number 1-850-488-8640. Equal Opportunity Employer; Drug Free Workplace. For more information about Disability Rights Florida visit our website at

Deadline for submission of materials is: November 15, 2013

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Assistant/Associate Professor of Professional Mental Health & Addiction Counseling

Assistant/Associate Professor of Professional Mental Health & Addiction Counseling
Department of Counseling Psychology, Lewis and Clark College

The Department of Counseling Psychology in the Graduate School of Education and Counseling
at Lewis & Clark College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the
Assistant or Associate Professor rank for the Professional Mental Health and Addiction
Counseling program, beginning August 2014. The Department of Counseling Psychology at
Lewis & Clark College is grounded in a strong commitment to equity and social justice.
The Professional Mental Health and Addiction Counseling program offers graduate level
counselor training reflective of a research and evidence-based integrated model for
understanding and treating mental health disorders, co-occurring disorders, and addictions. The
program also has certificate coursework specific to working with problem gambling and eating
disorders and currently provides problem gambling services through the state licensed and
county funded Lewis & Clark Problem Gambling Services. We prepare highly skilled,
motivated, and compassionate professionals. We are committed to an approach that integrates a
deep concern for equity and social justice throughout our curriculum and supervised training

We are looking for a colleague who shares our commitment to these principles and who has the
requisite knowledge and expertise in mental health and addiction counseling to help others
pursue this vision in a graduate training program.

• Teach graduate courses in mental health and addiction counseling, as well as other
clinically focused areas
• Provide supervision for practicum and internship counselors while in training at the
Graduate School’s Community Counseling Center and other community-based placement
• Maintain an active program of scholarly research leading to publication
• Collaborate on curriculum and program development in the Professional Mental Health
and Addiction Counseling program
• Collaborate closely with other faculty on community-based projects
• Serve on various departmental and school-wide committees
• Participate in professional development activities and community service
• Advocate for the Professional Mental Health and Addiction Counseling profession
nationally and regionally
• Participate in program assessment and accreditation

• Earned doctoral degree in counselor education or related field, preferably from a
CACREP-accredited program, or have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a
counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year
• Oregon-licensed LPC or license eligible
• Addiction counseling certification or eligibility preferred
• Teaching and supervision experience at the graduate level
• A record of scholarship with articulated agenda relating to program and department goals
• Experience working as a community-based professional counselor with a dual-diagnosis
understanding and perspective
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of mental health and addiction counseling
from a community-based social justice perspective
• Experience with CACREP graduate counselor training and supervision, as well as
accreditation processes, preferred
• Knowledge of working with problem gambling and disordered eating helpful
Application Procedures:
The review of applications will begin on January 20, 2014, and will continue until the position is
filled. To apply, please submit the following material:
• A letter of application addressing the qualifications and responsibilities noted in this
• A current curriculum vitae
• Graduate transcripts
• Three letters of recommendation
• Contact information for three additional references (at least one reference should be able
to address the applicant’s commitment to, experience with, and potential for working
with diverse student and community populations)
• A summary of student feedback in relevant courses and/or sample course evaluations;
• Two samples of scholarly research

Materials should be emailed to We strongly encourage electronic
submission of all materials. If materials must be mailed, they can be addressed to Sara Violante,
Graduate School of Education and Counseling, Lewis & Clark College, 0615 SW Palatine Hill
Road, MSC 93, Portland, OR 97219-7899.

For additional information on this position or the Professional Mental Health and Addiction
Counseling Program at the Graduate School of Education and Counseling, contact: Dr. Boyd W.
Pidcock, Search Chair, Counseling Psychology Department at or by calling
(503) 768-6060.

The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to
race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality,
physical or sensory disability, gender, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus
provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only by enhancing and
preserving the presence of students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds within
our learning community.

Lewis & Clark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to preparing students for
leadership in an increasingly interdependent world that affirms the educational benefits of
diversity (see
Lewis & Clark College will conduct background checks on the finalist(s).