Skip Navigation

Welcome to Pepperdine University

Faculty Directory

Carol Falender, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; M.A., University of Wisconsin; B.A., Vassar College

Falender is co-author with Edward Shafranske of Clinical Supervision: A Competency-based Approach, published by the American Psychological Association and of a forthcoming Casebook on Supervision. She was the Assistant Director and Director of APA-approved training programs at child guidance and community mental health centers for over twenty years. Currently, she lectures on supervision, ethics of supervision, treatment of children, adolescents, and families, and treatment of youth with co-occurring diagnoses. She is President-Elect of Division 37, Child, Youth, and Family Services of the American Psychological Association.

Contact: Carol.Falender@pepperdine.edu




Mara Leigh Taylor (MA '03, MA '06) founded Getting Out By Going In after more than five years of volunteer work inside prisons, teaching more than 600 inmates tools for rapid and lasting changes, and recently authored a book titled Women in Prison: Women Finding Freedom.