Ginger Clark

  • Professor of Clinical Education

Research Concentration

  • Educational Psychology


BA, Psychology, Long Beach State University

MA, Psychology--Research Option, Long Beach State University

PhD, Counseling Psychology, Arizona State University


  • Trauma Work (Sexual Abuse in Particular) • Parenting • Women's Issues • Men's Issues
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Ginger  Clark

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Dr. Ginger Clark, Professor of Clinical Education, now teaches one class in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program (EDUC 547--Career Development: Theory and Practice). She currently spends most of her time working in her role as an Associate Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs and the Director of the USC Center for Excellence in Teaching. Ginger served as the MFT program lead from 2005-2015, and stepped down to serve as the President of the Faculty in USC's Academic Senate in 2015-2016. In 2016, she joined the Executive Vice Provost's office to help implement the resolutions passed by the Academic Senate under her leadership. During her time as MFT program lead, in addition to the careers course, she taught courses in the counseling process, theories in counseling, group counseling, and child and adolescent psychotherapy, while also providing supervision in practicum and fieldwork courses. Prior to joining the USC Rossier School of Education, Clark served four years as a faculty member in the Counseling Program at California State University, Long Beach. She is a licensed counseling psychologist, with a part-time private practice.

Awards and Grants

  • Distinguished Faculty Service Award
  • Undergraduate Student Government Campus Partner of the Year
  • Past President of the Academic Senate

Courses Taught

Currently Teaching

  • EDUC 547 Career Development: Theory and Practice

Have Taught in the Past

  • EDUC 500  The Counseling Process
  • EDUC 541  Theories in Counseling
  • EDUC 554  Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescence
  • EDUC 637  Group Counseling: Theory and Practice
  • EDUC 644  Practicum
  • EDUC 645  Fieldwork a and b


Professional Affiliations and Memberships


  • American Psychological Association, Member
  • American Counseling Association, Member
  • Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Member


Licensed Counseling Psychologist