Core Faculty, Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision School of Applied Psychology, Counseling and Family Therapy
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A core faculty appointment is open at AUS in the Ph.D. Counselor Education & Supervision (CES) program in the School of Applied Psychology, Counseling, and Family Therapy. The Ph.D./CES program’s first cohort started in Fall, 2016 and is designed to meet current CACREP standards with special emphases on social justice and multicultural supervision and training. In addition, it is the first of a kind in offering a cognate in Creative Arts Counselor Education & Supervision which will connect to our CMHC master’s degree program with Creative Arts specializations. AUS faculty engage in teaching, research and service; the successful applicant will teach doctoral courses, and supervise doctoral students in teaching, supervision, and clinical practica and internships. In addition, this position will support doctoral student dissertation work. This position is full-time (100% FTE), with a 12-month service period, including 3 months of professional leave. This position is within the bargaining unit represented by SEIU 925. Start date can be either January 1, 2018 or July 1, 2018.
Successful applicants will possess a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision (preferred) or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field with proven history of active teaching experience in master’s or doctoral CACREP accredited counseling programs. In addition, an active history in the counseling profession (e.g., counselor licensure, national counselor credential, active member of ACA and/or its divisions/branches), including strong training and experience with multicultural competency in counseling is required. A strong research and/or publishing history in addition to experience with grants is preferred. As this is a new program still building its faculty, the ability to teach across several of the doctoral content areas is necessary. This includes Advanced Counseling Theories, Advanced Group Counseling, Supervision, Counselor Education, Research, Social Justice and Advocacy, Trauma and Crisis Intervention. We welcome candidates who also have additional professional credentials in one of the creative arts areas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will complement and build on existing strengths within the school, and will be eager to interact with students and faculty from the broader community at AUS.
The MA Degree in Counseling at AUS offers the structure and training students need to understand and work with others as a professional mental health counselor. Intentional, dynamic integration of theory and practice is a hallmark of an Antioch education, as is our emphasis on multicultural counseling, ethical practice, and social responsibility. We offer prospective students the opportunity to specialize in one of two cutting edge fields: Art Therapy and Drama Therapy. Concentrations in Play Therapy and Multicultural Counseling are also available to students. Our graduates meet the educational requirements for Washington state licensure in Mental Health Counseling, as well as the national standards of the counseling profession. Antioch University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Our Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Our Art Therapy specialization is approved by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA) and the Drama Therapy specialization is approved by the North American Drama Therapy Association (NADTA).
The Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision at AUS is designed for counselors who wish to enhance their professional competencies in research and evaluation, supervision, teaching, and counseling. It is appropriate for professional counselors who want to teach in counselor education and training programs and/or obtain leadership positions in mental health related agencies. With cognate areas in either Counselor Education and Supervision or Creative Arts Therapy Counselor Education and Supervision, the doctoral program in counseling at AUS seeks to meet the growing need for highly qualified counselor leaders— advanced counseling practitioners, educators and supervisors — attracting candidates regionally as well as nationally.