Lewis Aptekar, Phd.
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University Teaching

Professor Counselor Education, College of Education, San Jose State University, 1987-current.

Senior Fulbright Specialist, Visiting Professor of Community Counseling, Universidad Pedagogica Nacional, Francisco Morazan. Tegulcigapa, Honduras, 2002

Visiting Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, 2000-01
UNICEF, Developing a post-graduate counselor education program,University of Zambi, 2000-2001

Nehru Visiting Professor, M.S. University of Baroda, Baroda, India, Department of Human Development, 1998

Visiting Associate Professor, Addis Ababa University, Department of Psychiatry, and IPSER, Free University of Amsterdam and Department of Psychiatry, 1996-7
Senior Fulbright Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Swaziland, 1995-6
Visiting Scholar, Institute of African Studies, University of Nairobi, 1994-5
Fulbright Scholar, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia, Universidad de Santo Tomas, Bogota, Colombia, 1983-84

University Teaching

Courses taught
Counselor education:
Assessing mental health
Drug abuse counseling
Group counseling
Theories of counseling

Abnormal psychology
Cross cultural psychology
Developmental psychology
Clinical psychology
Research methods

Special education:

Teaching emotionally disturbed children
Teaching learning disabled children
Teaching delinquent children

Special seminars on:
Street and working children
Refugees and displaced people
Natural and technological disasters
Mental health of AIDS victims
Community counseling
Drug Abuse
Special education

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