Christine Schaefer is a fulltime Counselor Faculty member in General Counseling at the College of the Desert. In addition, she teaches Counseling department courses in online or hybrid formats. As a member of the college’s Distance Education Subcommittee, she assists in reviewing online courses to ensure that they align with the Online Education Initiative Course Design Rubric. She also participates in providing online teaching training to faculty and staff. Her online teaching background and experience has enabled her to assist the Counseling department to move Counseling services such as the Probation Strategies Workshop to an online setting.