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Cynthia L Jew, Ph.D.

Professor of Counselor Education

Email: cjew@callutheran.edu
Phone: (805) 493-3692

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Professor Jew is a full time faculty member in the Counseling and Guidance Department in the Graduate School of Education at Calfornia Lutheran University.

Her most recent work is in the field of Cultural Proficiency in Higher Education. She continues to work to facilitate conversatations that inform the "best practices" for school-university partnerships. 

She has served as a school psychologist at several schools in Colorado and as an assistant professor of education at Tennessee State University, Kent State, University of Colorado at Denver and the University of Redlands.

In her addition to her work as a psychologist, she was the Program Coordinator for the School Counseling and PPS Credential Program. She was also Project Director for the development of the school psychology program.

Education

  • B.A., University of Colorado at Denver
  • M.A., University of Colorado
  • Ph.D., University of Denver
  • Episcopal Priest (Ordained Feb 2011)

Expertise

  • Licensed Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist
  • Research Expertise and Interest include Resiliency, Family Systems and Cultural Diversity
  • Author of the Resiliency Skills and Abilities Scale
  • Current Research projects include work with Cochlear Implant users
  • Author of the Cultural Proficiency Inquiry:A Lens for Identifying and Examining Educational Gaps 

Publications

  • Author of the Cultural Proficiency Inquiry:A Lens for Identifying and Examining Educational Gaps
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