Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Clinical Counseling

San Francisco Beach St Campus

Program Director

Associate Professor

Alliant International University San Francisco
One Beach Street, Suite 100
San Francisco CA 94133-1221

415-955-2026

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Career Development Theories and Techniques

Counseling Methods (Observation and Interviewing); Counseling Practicum

Intercultural Awareness Development; Dialogues on Diversity

Group Counseling Theory and Process

Systems of privilege and oppression; assessment of White privilege attitudes; multicultural and social justice advocacy competence; rural issues; resilience; training and supervision

Pinterits, E. J., Poteat, V. P., & Spanierman, L. B. (2009). Quantifying White Privilege Attitudes: Scale Construction and Initial Validation. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 56, 417-429.

Pinterits, E. J., & Voytek, J. (2008). Asian Patients. In D. Halbur & K. H. Vess (Eds.) Essentials of Cultural Competence in Pharmacy Practice. American Pharmacists Association.

Neufeldt, S. A., Pinterits, E. J., Moleiro, C., Lee, T., Yang, P., Brodie, R., & Orliss, M. (2006). How do graduate student therapists incorporate diversity factors in case conceptualization? Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 43, 464-479.

Brown, M. T., & Pinterits, E. J. (2001). Basic issues in the career counseling of African Americans. In W. B. Walsh, S. H. Osipow, R. P. Bingham, M. T. Brown, and C. M. Ward (Eds.), Career Counseling for African Americans. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Pinterits, E. J., & Atkinson, D. (1998). The Diversity Video Forum: An adjunct to diversity sensitivity training in the classroom. Counselor Education and Supervision, 37, 203-216.

Walinsky, D., Pinterits, E. J., Bailey, T. K., Pietrantonio, K., Draganic, J., Adamson, N. (2010, August). Critical supervision. In T. R. Burnes (Chair) Training the next generation of professionals: Current issues in counseling supervision & training. Roundtable to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego.

Pinterits, E. J. & Magelky, T. (2008). Research Challenges and Opportunities in Rural Areas. In J. L. Werth, (Chair). Facing Challenges and Opportunities in Rural Communities: Counseling Psychologists Respond. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston.

Pinterits, E. J., & Szerlong, S. (2008, November). Fear and loathing in the Classroom: Fostering White privilege awareness. Paper presented at the Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching & Learning, St. Paul MN.

Pinterits, E. J., Magelky, T., & Hastings, S. L. (2008). Education and Training Challenges and Opportunities in Rural Areas. In J. L. Werth, (Chair). Facing Challenges and Opportunities in Rural Communities: Counseling Psychologists Respond. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston.

Pinterits, E. J. (2008, March). White Privilege. In T. Israel (Chair), The Many Faces of Privilege: Strategies for Research, Practice, Training, and Advocacy. Symposium conducted at International Counseling Psychology Conference, Chicago.

Pinterits, E. J. (2008, March). How will Rural Counseling Psychologists address Diversity issues? In J. L. Werth (Chair), Rurality and Diversity: Reciprocal Implications. Symposium presented at the International Counseling Psychology Conference, Chicago.

Page, K. V., Szerlong, S. J., Patel-Stamp, G., Magelky, T. E., Pinterits, E. J. (2007, May). Deepening the Dialogue on White Privilege Attitudes: Using an Assessment to Enhance Multicultural Training. Paper presented at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education, San Francisco.

Pinterits, E. J. (2007, January). Understanding White privilege attitudes. In E. J. Pinterits (Chair) Facing Dominance, Examining Privilege. Symposium conducted at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit IV, Seattle, WA.

Juntunen, C. L., Stolz, C., Reis, R., & Pinterits, E. J. (2007, August). Let's talk about you and me: Experiences of minority-group supervisors. In M. V. Ellis and N. Ladany (Chairs). Hot Topics in Clinical Supervision and Training. Roundtable presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

Mazer, N., Pinterits, E. J., & Schwarz, K. J. (2005, May). Tapping Resilience in Youth: Development of a Life Assets and Values. Panel presentation conducted at the Child Welfare League of America Annual Conference, New Orleans.

Mazer, N., Pinterits, E. J., & Schwarz, K. J. (2005, May). Alternative Measurement Strategy: Development of a Life Assets and Values Assessment as an Aid to Identifying Resilience Factors in Children and Adolescents Exposed to Trauma. Panel presentation conducted at the Child and Adolescent Needs & Strengths Annual Conference, Chicago.

Sigrest, J., Pinterits, E. J., & Mazer, N. (2004, August). Resilience Factors in Trauma-Exposed Youth. Panel presentation conducted at the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress and the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children 2004 Colloquium, Hollywood, CA.

Pinterits, E. J. (2003, August). Quantifying White Privilege Attitudes: Scale Construction and Initial Validation. In L. B. Spanierman (Chair) Conceptual and Empirical Advancements in the Study of Whiteness. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Pinterits, E. J., Europa, G., & Lopez, A. (2002, August). Asian privilege: Myth, reality. Interactive session conducted at the annual meeting of the Asian American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Wulftange, M., Bravo, S., Osiris, C., Moniz, J., & Pinterits, E. J. (2002, May). Multicultural Perspectives in the Teacher Education Program. Panel presentation at the annual meeting of the Multiethnic Student Outreach Association. Santa Barbara, CA.

Pinterits, E. J., Magelky, T. E., Patel-Stamp, G., Schaffhauser, A., Szerlong, S. J., Green, J., & Page, K. V. (2007, August). Trauma Treatment Needs Assessment & Rural Mental Health: A pilot study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

Neufeldt, S., Pinterits, E. J., Moleiro, C., Lee, T., Yang, P., Brodie, R., & Orliss, M. (2004, June). How Student Therapists Incorporate Culture into Case Formulations. Poster presented at 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Rome, Italy.

Academic History and Background

BA, Psychology, Clinical concentration, San Francisco State University, 1995

MA, Counseling, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1999

PhD; Counseling Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2004

Fellow, Emerging Scholars Interdisciplinary Network (ESIN) Empirical Summer Program in Applied Multi-Ethnic Research. University of Michigan.

President's Special Task Group for Exploring Privilege, APA Division 17, Member, 2009-Present

Presidential Task Force on Taking Action Against Racism: Media., APA Division 17, Member, Co-Chair, 2008-Present

Section for Supervision and Training, APA Division 17, Co-chair for Membership, Treasurer, 2008-Present

American Counseling Association, member