Faculty Bio

Linda Farina

Linda Farina

Title(s): College Crisis Counselor, Fieldwork Coordinator, Associate Professor


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Contact Information
Phone: 845-687-5192
Fax: 845-687-5044
Office location: Stone Ridge Campus, VAN 119F
Email: Farinal@sunyulster.edu

Degree Information

Credentialed Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counselor, #3370 NY, CASAC- G with International and Gambling designation, 1989
SUNY College at New Paltz, Master of Professional Studies (MPS), 1982
SUNY College at New Paltz, B.S. Sociology, 1981

Courses Taught

Internship-Visual Arts/Graphics (ART 293)
Business Internship (BUS 293) 
Communications Internship (COM 293) 
Criminal Justice Internship (CRJ 255) 
HUS Practicum & Seminar (HUS 212, HUS 213 ,HUS 214) 
Field Experience (IND 293)
Internship in Music (MUS 293) 
Field Experience/ Surveying (SVY 293) 
Internship in Theater (THE 293)
Internship in Veterinary Tech (VTS 293)

Primary Area of Expertise

Crisis Counseling services which might include intervention and referral for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, inadequate housing situations, alcohol/substance abuse, detox, rehab, psychiatric hospitalizations.
Individual, group counseling, evaluation, short term counseling and referral
Internship placements

Volunteer Work or Group Affiliations

Member UDPT – Ulster County Underage Drinking Prevention Team
Board Member Ulster Prevention Council
Member Alcohol/ Substance Abuse Providers
Member of the Human Services Advisory Council
Member Ulster County Domestic Violence Interagency Council
Member Human Services Coalition
Member Ulster County Suicide Prevention Task Force
Member Prescription Drug Task Force






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