Dr. Constance Walsh is the Director of Field Education/Administrative Faculty for the Social Work Program in the School of Cultural and Family Psychology at Pacific Oaks College. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, originally from the Pacific Northwest, and a former foster youth.
A social worker trained in advanced practice and leadership, as a clinician, she has worked in school-based mental health, medical settings, community mental health, addiction. Dr. Walsh has enjoyed working with infants, youth, adults, and older adults.
Dr. Walsh is currently serving as faculty council Vice-Chair (2021-present) at the college. Dr. Walsh has had over six years of experience teaching in higher education at the community college, bachelor and master's degree level. Before coming to Pacific Oaks College, Dr. Walsh has taught and held leadership positions at Fullerton College and University of the People.
|B.S., Psychology/Health||Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR||2005|
|M.S.W., Social Work||Portland State University, Portland, OR||2008|
|Ed.D., Leadership and Professional Practice||Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN||2020|
|Member||National Association of Social Workers|
|Member||Council on Social Work Education|
|Licensed Clinical Social Worker, California|
|Addiction/Substance Abuse||General Expertise|
|Curriculum and Program Development||General Expertise|
|Higher Education||General Expertise|
|Mental Health/Psychopathology/Clinical Psychology||General Expertise|
|Race & Ethnicity|
The Black-White Opportunity Gap
Adverse Childhood Experiences
Mindfulness and movement as tools to heal trauma