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Core Faculty, Community Mental Health (Part-time or Full-time)

Company: California Institute of Integral Studies
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Location: San Francisco, CA Category: Faculty Positions Posted On: Wed Oct 6 2021 Job Description:
The Community Mental Health (CMH) Program of the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) is accepting applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE) or a full-time (1.0 FTE) faculty position. The CMH program prepares students for the State of California MFT and LPCC licenses and a career in doing counseling and psychotherapy.Teaching, advising and administration in the graduate program allows faculty members the opportunity to exercise broad-ranging intellectual curiosity; to work collaboratively with colleagues and students in formulating interdisciplinary inquiries; to develop and implement curriculum that addresses clinical theory and practice, cultural and contextual influences and factors (e.g., how cultural, gender and lifestyle issues shape people's experiences and concerns) and social justice (e.g., how social justice perspectives inform psychotherapy theory and practice); and to create inclusive learning environments for students and faculty members.The CMH program is offered in a weekend/online format. For Fall and Spring semesters, CMH offers classes on 5 weekend dates, with additional online coursework. For the Summer semester, CMH offers classes on 4 weekend dates, with additional online coursework. Weekday and weekend schedule flexibility and availability will be important, as department meetings and committee work happen on Thursdays. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESDuties for a half-time appointment include: teaching 9 semester units over the academic year, ten to fifteen student advisees, participation in one CIIS faculty governance committee and possible work in a CMH program committee, participation in admissions interviews and involvement in other mentoring, advising and program development work.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be available to teach weekend courses in-person and on-site. Must be available to attend in-person events and meetings, as needed. All other faculty duties may be completed remotely.
  • Doctoral degree preferred, or MA degree; psychotherapy licensed in the State of California, with significant teaching experience and/or publication record
  • Experience in graduate clinical education and training
  • Training and experiences in approaches to depth psychotherapy
  • Clinical experience in private practice and long-term psychotherapy with clients
  • Experience in community mental health settings
  • Experience working with racially and culturally diverse client populations
  • Ability to teach at the graduate level clinical foundation courses, such as, therapeutic communication; the clinical relationship; couples counseling; family dynamics and multicultural counseling
  • Ability to teach at the graduate level one or more of these specialty courses: psychodynamic theory; child therapy; severe and persistent mental illness; co-occurring disorders; trauma therapy; integrative seminar
  • Demonstrated ability to positively facilitate interpersonal conflicts, projections and ruptures in the classroom
  • Demonstrated ability to address, manage and facilitate issues of race, class, gender, disability and ethnicity that arise in the classroom
  • Experience evaluating, advising and mentoring students in their progress in the program
  • Experience collaborating with other faculty on administrative, academic and professional development policies and enforcement
  • Interest in scholarly productivity
  • Affinity for the CIIS mission

    Additional Information:
    Salary commensurate with skills and experience.

    NOTES TO CANDIDATEBackground Check -- Due to the sensitivity and requirements of our positions, you should expect to undergo and be cleared of an employment background/criminal check, if extended an offer for employment. You may also be asked to provide proof of educational degree(s), licenses or credentials pertinent to the position. If your job requires driving on behalf of CIIS you will be required to provide proof of a valid driver's license.Visa Sponsorship -- Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.Relocation Assistance -- This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.
    CIIS is committed to providing an open, fair, inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for all individuals across differences of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, socio-economic status, ethnicity, age, physical ability, or medical condition. We seek to increase the presence, representation and inclusion of U.S. historically under-represented people of color, international, bilingual and bicultural students, faculty and staff; and, to provide an environment that will attract and retain individuals identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex (LGBTQQI).

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Keywords: California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco , Core Faculty, Community Mental Health (Part-time or Full-time), Healthcare , San Francisco, California

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