Rosemary Dunn Dalton
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Department, Southern Oregon University
Master’s in Social Work, Boston College, 1988
Master’s in Counseling/Psychology, Southern Oregon State College, 1976
Bachelor of Science in Political Science, Southern Oregon State College, 1975
Boston AIDS Action Committee. Mental health and client services, women and AIDS, AIDS Awareness Training, Digital Corp.
Harvard University Public Policy Course, 1986.
McLean Hospital. Suicide, Trauma, Addiction, 1992.
Stone Center for Women courses, Wellesley College, 1990–1994.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Issues, 1985–2010.
Domestic & Sexual Violence, Jackson County, 1995–2011.
Sexual Abuse of Children, 2004, 2011.
Substance Abuse/Addiction, 2006, 2012.
Palliative End of Life, 2009.
Ethics (every two years).
Clinical Supervision (every 6 years).
Psychotherapy Private Practice. Individual, family, couples, and group counseling.
Brief, goal-directed, cognitive therapy, EAP
Trauma survival (physical, sexual abuse, malevolent families, PTSD, dissociative disorder)
Parenting issues, nontraditional families
Substance abuse issues
Domestic and intimate violence
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer issues
AIDS and cancer recovery
Psychology of Women, Feminism as Therapy, Female Adolescence, Violence Against Women, Women’s Development, Introduction to Counseling, and Introduction to Helping Skills, Southern Oregon University.
Assessment; Advocacy and Social Policy, Southern Oregon University.
Lesbian and Gay Clinical Issues, Smith College School of Social Work.
DSM IV, Portland State University, Graduate School of Social Work.
Interns, MSW Program, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University.
Master’s in mental health students/interns, including supervision in agency placements.
MSWs seeking LCSW and PCs seeking LPC.
Member, National Association of Social Workers.
Member, Jackson County Domestic and Sexual Violence Council.
Domestic Partnership Registration, City of Ashland, 1999.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Political Caucus of Southern Oregon, 1996.
Women’s Transition Committee, 2002.
Jackson County Task Force on Household Violence.
Dunn House, a program to serve battered women and their children.
New Skills for Women, 8-week training designed to integrate women into nontraditional work.
Ashland Pinel House, group home for severely and profoundly disabled adults, 1981.
Private Practice, Ashland and Medford, Oregon, 1996–present.
Pequod Counseling, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984–1990.
127 Lanark Road, Brighton, Massachusetts, 1990–1995.
Boston College Internships
Gifford School, day treatment for emotionally disturbed adolescents. Milieu/play therapy, family intervention, one year.
Brighton/Allston Mental Health Clinic, chronically mentally ill adults; outpatient, assessment and diagnosis; suicide prevention; major depression; and family therapy, one year.
Caseworker for elderly, one year.
Staff Development Consultant
Women’s Educational and Industrial Union, Horizons Program (subcontract serving homeless).
Awareness training for staff, residents, policy, and staff development advisor, two years.
Director, Women in Transition (now Women’s Resource Center), Southern Oregon State College, 1976–1980. Developed counseling and outreach program. Facilitated groups in assertion training, parenting, conflict management, fathers and daughters, sexual harassment, workplace issues for women, mothers and daughters. Supervised 15 interns.
Displaced Homemakers Program. Hired, trained, and supervised staff to serve the needs of older, primarily low-income women; retraining services; case management.
Private Practice in Ashland, Oregon, 1980–1983.
New Detroit, Inc., an urban coalition designed to address issues of racism and sexism in community, schools and private sector, 1970–1974.
“Psychology of fathers and daughters,” Dynamics of Feminist Therapy, Doris Howard, ed., Haworth Press, 1986.
Coeditor, Lesbian Psychologies, University of Illinois Press, 1987.
Lamenting Lost Fathers: Adult Daughters Search for the Message of the Father, iUniverse Publishing Co., 2004.
“Midlife & Beyond,” “Women Helping Women,” “Better Body Image,” “Fathers & Daughters,” Lithiagraph, Ashland, Oregon, 1995–2000.
Arches Treasure/Mystery at the Escalantes, iUniverse Publishing Co., 2008.
Honors, Awards, and Grants
Appointed by Governor Straub of Oregon to Governor’s Commission for Women, 1979–81.
Appointed by the Jackson County Board of Commissioners to Mental Health Advisory Board, 1982.
Soroptimists International Women Helping Women Award.
Victor Mills Award for Outstanding Contribution to Campus and Community Life.
AAUW grant for postgraduate work.
Carpenter Foundation grant for postgraduate work.
Two Danforth Foundation grants.
Appointed by Governor William Weld of Massachusetts to Governor’s Advisory Commission on the Status of Women, 1990–1995.
Community service awards from Abdill/Ellis Community Center, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000.
Oregon Department of Justice Crime Victim Service Award, 2000.
Woman of the Year Award, Zonta International, 2000.
Distinguished Alumna Award, Southern Oregon University, 2006.
Featured contributor, Feminists Who Changed America, 1963–1975, University of Illinois Press, 2006.
Community Works Visionary Award, 2007.
Oil and Watercolor Paintings
Boston, Massachusetts, 1991, 1994.
Southern Oregon University, 2007.