POSITION SUMMARY: The Division of Behavioral Sciences at Indiana Wesleyan University invites applications for an Addictions Counseling faculty position.The Division of Behavioral Sciences is home to five majors including addictions counseling and psychology, along with social work, criminal justice, pre-art therapy, and a minor in sociology.We have 16 active full-time faculty and approximately 300 student majors.The division's facilities include observation rooms with video recording, a research suite and an EEG lab.In July of 1981, two houses were purchased with a City of Muncie Community Development grant, and the first building was renovated later that year for occupancy and office space.
Indiana Wesleyan University is a Christian liberal arts university affiliate of the Wesleyan Church.
An endowment for A Better Way was established with The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County in 1997.
In 2001, the Community Information and Crisis Center was consolidated under A Better Way, merging two 24/7 services that are now handled by cross-trained staff.
In the same year, A Better Way received a three-year 0,000 federal grant to start the LOVE and Acts of Kindness (AOK) programs provided at various community pre-schools and former Wilson Middle School. 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant was received in 2003 from the Indiana Department of Education.
During this time, services were provided at Wilson and Northside Middle Schools, and Grissom and Sutton Elementary schools.