Faculty, Contributing – Mental Health Counseling (Virtual)


first_imgLicensing/Certification:Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess anearned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by acountry’s ministry of education in the discipline being taught, andmay be expected to be licensed or license-eligible in order toteach in specific programs. Faculty Members must maintain theirlicenses and any appropriate certifications in order to continue toteach at Walden University. Faculty Members are also expected tomaintain currency with research by reviewing articles, journals,and presentations. If participating in research, the Faculty Membermay publish and acknowledge Walden University. Earned doctorate in Counseling or Counselor Education from aCACREP accredited program at an accredited institution.Current state licensure as a mental health professionalMinimum of three years of experience teaching and mentoringMaster’s and/or Doctoral level students, including directingthesis/dissertation research.Ability to provide leadership and mentoring for students in theresearch process and a strongly student-centered nature.Interest in establishing a community of mental healthstudents.Ability to provide leadership and support in programassessment.Ability to assume a significant role in addressing studentquestions and concerns about the program.Experience supervising students in their field trainingexperience.Commitment to the goals of diversity and social change.Ability to work with non-traditional students.Ability to participate in residencies, national facultymeetings and other work-related travel. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: GENERAL SUMMARY:Walden University is a pioneer in student-centered distanceeducation. An accredited graduate institution with a mission forsocial change, Walden is dedicated to high academic standards andhelping students make a difference in their professions,organizations and communities.Faculty for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program aresought to teach and mentor students in their role as mental healthcounselors. The Mental Health Counseling program focuses onpreparing students academically, professionally and personally tobecome skilled school counselors.The philosophical foundation of the program is based on: a) thescholar-practitioner model, b) culturally relevant pedagogy andpractice, c) academic and experiential learning and d)developmental instruction that includes an emphasis on personalgrowth. The scholar-practitioner training model is designed todevelop students who integrate skills, knowledge and research intopractice.The M.S. in Mental Health Counseling program is accredited by theCouncil for Accreditation of Counseling and Related EducationalPrograms (CACREP), an independent accrediting agency recognized bythe Council for Higher Education Accreditation that accreditscounselor preparation master’s degree programs. CACREPaccreditation attests to the quality and relevancy of ourprogram.Training:All new Faculty Members receive specific training from WaldenUniversity in the techniques of online teaching, use of anelectronic learning platform, specifics of the policies,procedures, and degree programs of the School or College in whichthey are going to teach, socialization into the Walden Universityculture, assessment of the academic integrity of student work, andresearch supervision of theses and dissertations.Course Teaching/Availability:Faculty Members are assigned a course, which is taught using theBlackboard platform, and are responsible for interacting withstudents within this platform. Discussion Boards for classrooms areopen 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Although postings to theclassroom may be done at any time of day, they must be completed ina timely manner in accordance with the Faculty Handbook or othercriteria established by Walden University. As such, Faculty Membersare expected to be in the classroom a minimum of 4 days per weekand responses to student questions must be posted within 48 hours.Faculty Members are required to verify the accuracy of studentpostings and submissions and to provide feedback and grades tostudents through Blackboard. In addition, Faculty members willpublish their availability to students through course syllabi. Theuniversity suggests regular and predictable availability, such asonline office hours or regular online chats.Travel Requirements:Some travel could be required (minimally once per quarter)Residencies:Contributing Faculty may be asked to attendresidencies/Pre-practica held domestically, where they will teachintensives and colloquia, and facilitate school and university-widediscussions.Tools/Technical Skills:To perform this job successfully an individual must be able toperform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listedare representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilityrequired. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based onperformance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performessential functions.Contributing faculty will complete training in dissertationchairing and service and are required to serve on doctoraldissertations.Technology Requirements:Faculty members are required to have an adequate computer to handlean electronic learning platform, keyboard, pointing device, andcomputer monitor. All other tools are knowledge-based ortraining-based through Walden University. The Faculty Member mustbe able to use Microsoft Office products (MS Word, MS Excel, and MSPowerPoint), zip software, and Adobe Acrobat and must have reliableInternet access as well as alternate access in cases where primaryaccess becomes unavailable. Work Environment:Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment, butmay involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involvesoperation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hoursdaily and includes physical demands associated with a traditionaloffice setting (e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and otherphysical functions as necessary).last_img read more

Flyers drop second in a row to Dawson Creek Senior Canucks


first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – It was a high scoring hockey game for both the Fort St. John Senior Flyers and the Dawson Creek Senior Canucks on Saturday night at the North Peace Arena.Dawson Creek struck first in Saturday night’s contest just 2:45 into the first period. However, Rick Cleaver evened things up for the Flyers less than 20 seconds later on a feed from Jeff Shipton and Taylor Greatrex. Brennan Giroux made it 2-1 Flyers three and a half minutes later assisted by Cole Calliou and Jake Ebner. A minute later, the Sr. Canucks tied the game up at two before taking the lead with just over six minutes left in the frame. Cleaver scored his second of the game just over a minute after Dawson took the lead, this time on the power play. Brody Busche and Jeff Fast tallied assists on Cleaver’s tying power play goal. With two seconds shy of three minutes to play in period number one, Joey Massingham gave Fort St. John a 4-3 lead assisted by Cleaver and Andrew Payou.The see-saw battle continued in the second frame, with Dawson Creek adding a pair of goals in the first ten minutes. The Flyers’ power play struck again to tie things up at 5-all with 6:06 remaining. Cleaver got the hat-trick on a feed from Shipton and Greatrex once again. In the fifteenth minute of Act II, Dawson Creek once again pulled ahead, this time with a pair of goals. Jake Ebner’s goal at 1:37 got Fort St. John to within one on a pass from Cleaver and Massingham, but the Flyers had a one goal deficit heading to the dressing room for the second intermission.- Advertisement -In the third, Dawson Creek scored again, and successfully shut the Flyers’ offence down to just one goal. Jeff Shipton scored with a minute and a half left in the game assisted by Massingham and Adam Horst to make it 8-7, but Dawson Creek sealed the deal with 4.7 seconds left to take the win 9-7.The Flyers have now lost two straight, and will be looking to bounce back this Thursday, when they host the Spirit River Rangers at the North Peace Arena for their final home game of the calendar year. Puck drops at 8:30.last_img read more