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Siroj Sorajjakool, PhD
Program Coordinator, Clinical Ministry, SR
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Professor, Religion - Relational Studies
School of Religion
Professor, Counseling and Family Science
Member, Clinical Ministry, SR, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Service    International Service
  • Sorajjakool, Siroj. Funded and Coordinated a Workshop on PTSD for Staff of the Ministry of Social Development and Welfare, Thailand (July 31 and August 1, 2012). This is a coordinated effort between Loma Linda University School of Religion, Center for Migration at Chulalongkorn University, and the Ministry. Attended by 40 staff members from all over the country who provide services to victims of abuse and human trafficking. Guess speakers: Janelle Jones, MD and Heidi Ardern, PhD. 

    ( 8/2012 )
  Community Service
  •  Sorajjakool, Siroj. Organized a medical outreach with Dr. Saowarat Chai for 76 tribal children (Hmong) at SriNeru Elementary School, Khun Chankien village, Doi Pui, Chiang Mai, Thailand.  ( 12/2012 )
     Basic medical care. 
  • Scholarships for At-risk Girls - Offered scholarship for eleven at-risk girls in Chiang Rai province. This is part of the attempt to help these girls detach themselves from being exploited by sex industry in Thailand (raised $ 51,000). ( 7/2004 - 10/2011 )
     
  • Members of steering committee, organized "Global Days for Darfur" event to raise awareness regarding the tragedy of the people of Darfur and to encourage others to be involved. ( 4/2007 )
  • Ekamai Alumni - Organized Ekamai Alumni gathering in order to raise fund for underprivileged children in Northern Thailand. ( 11/2004 - 11/2005 )
  • Project Affiliate - Raised fund for Young Northern Thai Women Foundation organized by Ms. Ladawan Wongsriwong in Payao Province. This foundation has been actively involved in the prevention of children in prostitution in Payao, Northern Thailand. (raised $ 30,000). ( 7/2000 - 7/2002 )
  • Community Development/Mission Trips - Coordinated 19 micro-projects in rural Thailand from 1985 - 2002 (constructing toilets, constructing water tanks, constructing gravity-fed water systems, etc) (raised: $ 24,000). ( 1/1985 - 1/2002 )
     
  • Associate Director - Adventist Development and Relief Agency, Thailand. Proposals, grants ($250,000), grant management,monitor development projects in rural Thailand. ( 6/1992 - 6/1994 )
     
  • Scholarships for Underpriviledged Children ( 7/2004 - 12/0000 )
     
  • Scholarships for Underpriviledged Children - Offer scholarships for 30 underpriviledged children in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand and distribute school uniforms to all students from grade one to five at Ban Bo Thong School (raised $ 5,000). ( 7/2004 - Present )
  Society Memberships (professional)
  •  Diplomate, American Association of Pastoral Counselors ( 10/2010 - 10/2011 )
     
  • American Psychological Association, Psychology and Religion (Divisioin 36) ( 3/2010 - 3/2011 )
  • American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Fellow ( 1/2002 - 6/2009 )
    Affiliate
  • Adventist Chaplaincy Ministry, Pastoral Counselor ( 1/2002 - 6/2009 )
    Regular Member
  • Coaliation Against Trafficking of Women ( 1/2000 - 6/2009 )
    Regular Member
  • Society for Pastoral Theology ( 1/2000 - 6/2009 )
    Office Holder - Other
  • Adventist Society for Religious Study ( 1/1999 - 6/2009 )
    Regular Member
  • American Academy of Religion ( 1/1995 - 6/2009 )
    Regular Member
  Committee Membership (LLU)
  • Member, Dissertation Committee, Adiel Uzabakiriho "Acculturative Stress, Coping, and Approaches to Working With Refugee Immigrants in the United States." PhD, Social Rearch and Policy, Department of Social Work, School of Science and Technology, Loma Linda University (2011). ( 6/2011 )
     
  •  Member, Dissertation Committee for Shaun Campbell, DMFT "Clergy Family Program"  ( 5/2010 )
     
  • Member, Dissertation Committee, Serina Harvey, "Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Masculine Gender Role Stress," DMFT, Marriage and Family Department, School of Science and Technology, Loma Linda University.  ( 5/2010 )
     
  • Member, Dissertation Committee for Romulus Chelbegean, PhD in Marriage and Family, "Perception of Gender Roles among Romanian-American Marital Couples."  ( 5/2010 )
     
  • Member, Dissertation Committee  for Cattich, John, PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy "Clergy and Marital Coping"  ( 6/2004 - 6/2009 )
     
  •  Member, Dissertation Committee for Mamier, Iris, PhD in Nursing "Spirituality and Nursing"  ( 5/2009 )
     
  •  Member, Dissertation Committee for Moghandam, Seddigheh, DMFT 4 ( 5/2007 )
     
  • IFAC ( 7/2004 - 6/2005 )
  • Grad Council ( 7/2004 - 6/2005 )
  • Spiritual Life and Wholeness for the School of Medicine ( 7/2004 - 6/2005 )
  • Member - Center for Spiritual Life and Wholeness ( 7/2005 - Present )
  • Member - Spiritual Life and Wholeness, School of Medicine ( 7/2005 - Present )
  • Member - Graduate Council ( 7/2005 - Present )
  Committee Membership (non-LLU)
  • Chair, Dissertation for Brian Ladiny, "Equipping a Selected Number of Elders and Deacons from Gethsemane Seventh-day Adventist Church for Effective Visitation in Healthcare Setting," DMin, Healthcare Chaplaincy Concentration, Andrews University.  ( 9/2009 - 9/2012 )
     
  • Chair, Dissertation Committee for Samuel Garbi, "Practiced Emotional Safety as Foundational Pre-requisite for Spiritual Growth and Effective Church Life at the Fox Valley District oin Wisconsin," DMin, Andrews University.  ( 9/2009 - 9/2012 )
     
  •  Co-chair, steering committee, Society for Pastoral Theology ( 6/2009 - 6/2010 )
     
  • Dissertation Committee - Supaporn Naewbood, DrPH, Public Health Nursing, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Dissertation Committee  "Hypertension and Spiritual Practices: Implications for Pubic Health Nursing" ( 10/2008 - 6/2010 )
     
  • Member for Dissertation Committee, Airdre Grant, Southern Cross University, Australia "Looking for the Water from a Deeper Well: An Investigation into Spirituality and Natural Medicine Education." ( 1/2010 - 3/2010 )
     
  • Steering Committee Member/VP, Society for Pastoral Theology - Serve as member of the steering committee for Society for Pastoral Theology and help with registration for annual conference ( 6/2006 - 6/2009 )
     
  • Section Co-Chair, Psychology and Religion, American Academy of Religion, Western Region ( 3/2002 - 3/2005 )
  • Section Chair, Psychology and Religion, American Academy of Religion Western Region. ( 9/2008 - Present )