Kari L. Fletcher, MSW, PhD, LICSW portrait

Kari L. Fletcher, MSW, PhD, LICSW

Associate Professor
Degree
BA, Gustavus Adolphus College
MSW, Widener University
PhD, Smith College
Office
310 Summit Classroom Building - UST
Phone
(651) 962-5807
Mail
SCB #201
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
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I am an associate professor and coordinator of the Area of Emphasis in Military Practice in the School of Social Work. I teach graduate-level clinical practice courses and chair one section of clinical research paper projects. My scholarship agenda focuses primarily around working with military-connected populations, assessing and developing curriculum, and using technology within education.


Expertise / Research Interests

  • Military social work practice
  • Education
  • Clinical practice

Selected Publications & Presentations

Albright, D. L., & Fletcher, K. L. (2016, January).  Tobacco use in a national sample of service member and student veterans.  Poster presented at the Society for Social Work and Research 20th Annual Conference in Washington, DC. (Peer reviewed). 

Alschuler, M. L., Fletcher, K. L. & Albright, D. L. (2016, November). Advancing support to military-connected populations through collaborative practice: social work educators’ perspectives. Panel presented at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA. (Peer Reviewed).

Fletcher, K. L., & Albright, D. L. (2016, January).  Multiple perspectives on barriers to supporting military connected children within civilian schools.  Poster presented at the Society for Social Work and Research 20th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.  Peer reviewed). 

Fletcher, K. L. & Albright, D. L. (2016, September).  Developing community-based supports that address mental health needs within military-connected populations: Challenges and facilitators.  Paper presented at the 4th Annual Military Social Work Conference, Austin, TX. (Peer Reviewed).

Fletcher, K. L. & Albright, D. L., Borah, E. V., & Castro, C. A. (2016, November).  Unpacking Grand Social Work Challenges and its application for military social work.  Panel presented at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA. (Peer Reviewed).

Fletcher, K. L., Albright, D. L., Rorie, K. A., & Lewis, A. M. (2017).  Older veterans.  In J. Beder (Ed.) Caring for the military:  A guide for helping professionals. New York:  Routledge.  ISBN# 9781138119529.  

Foley, P. S., Albright, D. L., & Fletcher, K. F. (2016).  Navigating the minefield: A model for integrating religion and spirituality in social work practice with service members and veterans.  Social Work & Christianity, 43(3), 73-96.


See curriculum vitae for full listing of publications, practice experience, and professional engagement


Fall 2017 Courses

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J-Term 2018 Courses

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Spring 2018 Courses

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