Joseph Dear

Contact Information

Counselor Education
(916) 688-7538 

Office Hours

Spring 2018

Joined Faculty: January 2011

Areas Research/Scholarly Activity

I have been doing and continue to do research in the area of Career and Life development research for the past 40 plus years.

Courses Taught

Since 2011 I have taught courses in career counseling, legal and ethical issues in counseling, research in counseling, group counseling, introduction in counseling and substance abuse and addictions and the family.

Educational Degrees

Doctorate degree in Counselor Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
Masters degree in Community mental health, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
Bachelors degree in Psychology

Professional Awards or Commendations

  • 2010 H.B. McDaniel Hall of Fame Inductee for Counseling, Stanford University, Stanford, California
  • Life-time Achievement award from California Capital Region
  • American Counseling Association Board of Directors member commendation
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP) board of directors member commendation
  • National Advisory Council member of UNICEF commendation
  • People Reaching Out Board member commendation

Select Publications

Author, Healthy Living Quality Life (2015) 538 page research-based book on living a quality life

Newspaper editor for 6 years at the Sacramento Observer Newspaper

Curriculum Vitae

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Last updated: February 7, 2018
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