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Cynthia L Jew, Ph.D.
Professor of Counselor Education

Phone: (805) 493-3692


Professor Jew is a full time faculty member in the Counseling and Guidance Department in the Graduate School of Education at Calfornia Lutheran University.  She is currently serving as the PPS Coordinator.

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.


  • "At-Risk Student and Resiliency"

    Issues such as school violence, drug and alcohol abuse. Strategies for promoting resiliency.

  • "Parenting Issues"

    Parenting issues of any concern. Infant programs to college-age students in times of transition. Producing healthy, functional and community-centered adults.

  • "Deafness"

    A personal journey of a child with profound hearing loss to the implantation of cochlear implants. Her hearing experiences from a parent's view.