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Rosario Huerta

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Rosario Huerta has been working as a professional counselor and administrator for the past 6+ years and has provided her expertise in counseling to develop outpatient programs to address the needs of rural and urban populations throughout Southern Arizona. Ms. Huerta serves as guest speaker for the Southern Arizona Autism Society, provides training and discussion on the positive impact of counseling services to address the mental health needs of the special needs population. In addition, Ms. Huerta advocates for social change given her work as a former elementary school teacher at Title 1 school. Furthermore, she provides training for the local community partners to address working with children with special needs, families, and evidence-based practices to support disabled persons' mental health and wellness.

Ms. Huerta currently works as the Clinical Manager at the Southern Arizona Crisis Line, providing clinical and administrative expertise to front-line crisis professionals. In addition, Ms. Huerta works alongside community partners, law enforcement, and affiliated health plans to devise pilot programs to support people in crisis from various states in the continental United States. Currently, Ms. Huerta is an instructor at Walden University, serving as contributing faculty for the school of counseling. She brings educational, clinical, and administrative experience to the classroom to support future counselors in training.