DSW Class of 2020

June 8, 2020
Headshots of the 4th cohort of the Morrison Family College of Health Doctorate in Social Work program

Cohort 4 of our Doctorate in Social Work program completed their Banded Dissertation Defenses in April and virtually celebrated their accomplishment on May 22 with faculty, staff, family and friends. We are proud to list the DSW Class of 2020, listed with their Banded Dissertation titles:

Anderson, Tara (WI): Addressing Substance Use and Recovery Education to Prepare Social Work Students for Practice

Beaulieu, Sibyl (AL): The Training and Mentoring of Social Work Field Directors within the Academy: An Ethical Dilemma or Not?

Fant, Maima (MN): An Exploration of The Strong Black Woman Schema and Perinatal Mental Health

Hepscher, Joyce (FL): Explicit Trauma-Informed Baccalaureate Curriculum: Emphasizing the Need for Interdisciplinary Professional Knowledge

Horton, Allison (MA): Complexities of Juxtaposition: A Rural Being in an Urban Environment

Ibanez, Lisa (CA): Digital Storytelling in Field Education: A Model for Building Critical Consciousness

Jensen, Toni (NE): Developing Leaders Through Social Work Education

Knipe, Mallory (MN): The Critical Need for Critical Consciousness: Exploring Challenges and Cultivating Effective Pedagogy

Lambert Ashton, Kristin (UT): Professional Identity Development: Anchoring Clinical Students to the Social Work Profession

Mack, Brenda (MN): Social Work Supervision for Stress and Burnout: A Resiliency-Focused Self-Care Approach

Pittman, Angela (NC): Leadership Rebooted: Cultivating Trust with the Brain in Mind

Schropshire, Norma (MI): Innovation in Social Work Education: Exploring Pedagogical Technology Integration

Soprych, Andrya (IL): A Search for Congruency: Teaching-Learning Philosophy and Teaching Practice

Wente, Jeremy (OK): Social Work Efforts Towards Equitable Mental Health Practice with People Who are Racially

Williams, Dana (AR): More Than a Biller: The Ramifications of Productivity Requirements for Mental Health Professionals