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Carey Winkler, MSW, LICSW

School of Social Work
Degree
M.S.W., College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas
B.S.W., College of St. Catherine
Office
SCB 216
Phone
(651) 962-5815
Fax
(651) 962-5819
Mail
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

Office Hours for SUMMER 2014:  by appointment

Committees and Positions:

  • BSW Field Committee, Chair
  • School of Social Work Field Practice Institute, Co-Director
  • School of Social Work Assessment Committee
  • School of Social Work Dean’s Council
  • University of St. Thomas Allies Committee, Steering Committee
  • University of St. Thomas Interprofessional Center Advisory Board
  • University of St. Thomas Luann Dummer Center for Women Advisory Board
  • University of St. Thomas Strategic Planning Subcommittee - One University
  • University of St. Thomas Green Dot Work Group
  • ACTC LGBTQIA Collaborative
  • Baccalaureate Program Directors (BPD), Field Education Committee
  • NASW-MN Annual Conference Planning Committee

 Courses Taught:

  • Junior Fieldwork in Social Work
  • Senior Fieldwork in Social Work
  • Working with Groups: Theory and Practice

Academic Experience:

  • MSW College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas
  • BSW College of St. Catherine 

Current Research Interests:

  • LGBTQQIAA topics
  • Supervision
  • Mindfulness
  • Field education
  • Self-care/community of care

Practice Experience

  • Practice with women, children, adolescents and families
  • Supervision & Management 
  • Case Management 
  • Individual Counseling 
  • Program Development 
  • Program Evaluation 
  • Group Facilitation & Facilitator Training
  • Field Instruction 
  • Database Development & Management
  • Early childhood education

Grants, Awards and Recognition

  • Luann Dummer Center for Women, Small Grant Award (2014) – Developing Five-Part LGBTQ Training Series
  • Lead Faculty on the CSWE Gero-Ed Center BEL Grant, (Cycle 2010-2012)
  • Bauer, D., Parnell, S., Winkler, C., & (2009). Campaign to reduce poverty in America Grant. Catholic Charities USA’s Campaign to Reduce Poverty in America, Alexandria,VA.

Publications & Presentations:

Richardson, L. & Winkler, C. (May, 2014). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented for District 287, Plymouth, MN.

Winkler, C. (April, 2014). Green Dot: Overview and discussion. Presented for residence hall at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.

Winkler, C. (March, 2014). Everyday ethics is social work. Workshop presented for Home Health Care, Inc., Belle Plaine, MN.

Winkler, C. (March, 2014).  Developing Field Placements presented as part of the New Field Directors Pre-Conference Workshop presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Louisville, KY.

Winkler, C., Alan, A., & Noppe, L., (January, 2014). Transgender 101. Presented at University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.

Winkler, C. (November, 2013). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented at Meadows on Fairview, Wyoming, MN.

Winkler, C. & McGuire, T., (November, 2013). Ethical Decision-Making in Social Work Practice presented on behalf of the NASW-MN Ethics Committee, Minneapolis, MN.

Winkler, C., Anthony, C., Straker-Barak, E., & Puroway, D., (August, 2013) Trending toward inclusion: Improving climate for our LGBTQA community. Presented at the University of St. Thomas Fall Leadership Institute, St. Paul, MN.

Winkler, C., Anthony, C., Straker-Barak, E., & Puroway, D., (August, 2013) Creating Awareness:  Developing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ally awareness. Presented at the University of St. Thomas Fall Leadership Institute, St. Paul, MN.

Winkler, C. & Schnarr, J., (April, 2013). Ethical Decision-Making in Social Work Practice presented on behalf of the NASW-MN Ethics Committee, Minneapolis, MN.

Richardson, L. & Winkler, C. (March, 2013). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented at 2013 Minnesota Social Service Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Winkler, C. (March, 2013).  Developing Field Placements presented as part of the New Field Directors Pre-Conference Workshop presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Winkler, C. (October, 2012). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented for Hennepin County Child Crisis, Minneapolis, MN.

Richardson, L. & Winkler, C. (October, 2012). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented at Cherrywood Pointe, Roseville, MN.

Richardson, L. & Winkler, C. (September, 2012). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented at Fairview Ebenezer Coventry, Mahtomedi, MN.

Anthony, C., Svoboda, T., Winkler, C. (August, 2012) Creating Awareness:  Developing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Ally Awareness presented at the University of St. Thomas Fall Leadership Institute, St. Paul, MN.

Winkler, C. & Richardson, L. (July 2012). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented at Fountains of Hosanna, Lakeville, MN.

Winkler, C. & Richardson, L. (July 2012). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented at TowerLight, St. Louis Park, MN.

Winkler, C. & Carlson, C. (March, 2012). Sustainability and Reflective Practice: Embodied Awareness and Beginning Mindfulness in Field Education presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Portland, Oregon.

Winkler, C. & Richardson, L. (February, 2012). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented at Ebenezer Ridges Care Center, Burnsville, MN

Caron, K. & Winkler, C. (September, 2011). Group Facilitation 101 presented at the ACTC GLBTQIA Leadership Retreat, Camp Ihduhapi, Loretto, MN.

Anthony, C., Klobassa, V., Winkler, C. (August 29th & 30th, 2011) Transforming Student Leaders: Developing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Awareness presented at the University of St. Thomas Fall Leadership Institute, St. Paul, MN.

Winkler, C. & Richardson, L. (July 2011). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented at Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis, MN.

Winkler, C. & Richardson, L. (June 2011). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented at the 2011 Annual National Association of Social Workers – Minnesota State Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Carlson, C., Caron, K., Husebo, S. & Winkler, C., (May 2011).  The Many Applications of Reflective Practice:  Mindfulness and Embodied Awareness. Presented at the SCU/UST School of Social Work Spring Workshop.

Winkler, C. & Richardson, L. (April 2011). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented at Mall of America for Meadowoods Assisted Living, Bloomington, MN.

Winkler, C. & Carlson, C. (February 2011). Core Competencies and Practice Behaviors in Field: Staying on the Same Page. Workshop presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Winkler, C. & Richardson, L. (January 2011). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented at Deer Crest, Red Wing, MN.

Winkler, C. & Richardson, L. (December 2010). Journey of a Social Worker: A Path to Ethical Practice. Workshop presented at Ebenezer Care Center, Minneapolis, MN.

Carlson, C. & Winkler, C. (2010, October). Reflective Practice: Using Embodies Awareness and Beginning Mindfulness Within the Context of Field Education. Presentation at MCSWE Annual Fall Conference: Balancing the Art and Science of Social Work Education, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN.

Carlson, C. & Winkler, C. (2010, June). Supervision in the Coming Decade: Using Embodied Awareness and Beginning Mindfulness Practices within the Context of Supervision. Workshop presented at the 2010 Annual National Association of Social Workers – Minnesota State Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota.

McPartlin, T. K . & Winkler, C. (2010, March). Core Competencies: Getting Everyone on the Same Page Workshop. Workshop presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Field Education Trainings

Field Instructor Training Series – Foundation Series

St. Catherine University and the University of St. Thomas School of Social Work, St. Paul, MN - co-author and co-presenter (2010 - Present).

  • Engaging and Assessing Learning Needs
  • Overcoming Learning/Practice Hurdles
  • Deepening Understanding and Skill Level
  • Ending Well

Field Instructor Training Series  - Advanced Series

St. Catherine University and the University of St. Thomas School of Social Work, St. Paul, MN - co-author and co-presenter (2010-Present).

  • Enhancing Judgment and Understanding
  • Working with Diversity and Difference
  • Fostering Social Work Professional Identity Development
  • The Many of Hats of Field Instruction: Feedback, Support, Teaching, Mentoring, Gatekeeping
  • Planning for Field Instruction:  Crisis, Endings, and Student Perspectives
  • Supervising Micro, Mezzo, and Macro Practice

Association Memberships & Affiliations:

  • NASW - National Association of Social Workers 
  • BPD – The Association of Baccalaureate Program Directors
  • Minnesota Board of Social Work - Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Other Activities:

Private Practice (supervision, consultation and training)

Domestic Abuse Project - Volunteer table captain at annual luncheon

Quatrefoil Library - Volunteer

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SOWK 375 - 02 Jr Field Place & Integ Seminar M - - - - - - 0815 - 0955 SCB 205
CRN: 41728 Instructor: Carey A. Winkler Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, the student learns beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. Students participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. The placement is 10–12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms (fall and spring semesters) for day social work students. SOWK 3780/SOWK 378 (4 credits) is designed for day students taking a semester abroad in their junior year and for EWO students. It combines SOWK 3750/375 and SOWK 3760/376 into a single semester. Day students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750/375 must be taken before SOWK 3760/376. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750/375: SOWK 2810/281 & SOWK 3400/340. SOWK 375/3750 is the same course as SOWK 3750/375 at St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas

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SOWK 378 - 02 Jr Field Place & Integ Seminar M - - - - - - 0815 - 0955 SCB 205
CRN: 41729 Instructor: Carey A. Winkler Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, the student learns beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. Students participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. The placement is 12-16 hours per week over one term. EWO students take SOWK 3780 (4 credits) in the spring of their Junior year. Day students are only eligible for SOWK 3780/378 if they are taking a semester abroad in their junior year and can register in the fall or the spring. It combines SOWK 3750/375 and SOWK 3760/376 into a single semester. Day students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3780/378: SOWK 2810/281 & SOWK 3400/340. SOWK 378/3780 is the same course as SOWK 3780/378 at St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas.

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