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Rick Jung Rick Jung
Director of Development for the School of Social Work and the College of Urban and Public Affairs
Faculty Member
Ericka Kimball, PhD, LISW Ericka Kimball, PhD, LISW
Assistant Professor in Social Work
Faculty Member
Health & Hygiene on the Streets of the Rose City Health & Hygiene on the Streets of the Rose City
Research from graduate students in the School of Social Work promotes the adoption of a Homeless Bill of Rights in Oregon.
Research
Diane Brunkow Diane Brunkow
SSW Registration and Records Coordinator
Staff Member
Snapshots, Bridges, and Positive Outcomes Snapshots, Bridges, and Positive Outcomes
Dr. Dawn Richardson works with underrepresented and underserved communities to improve health and promote equity here in the Portland metro region and beyond.
Research
The Social Determinants of Health Initiative The Social Determinants of Health Initiative
Contributing to a sustainable world.
Research
Doctoral Student Jeffrey Waid Doctoral Student Jeffrey Waid
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Nichole Winges-Yanez Doctoral Student Nichole Winges-Yanez
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Stephanie Sundborg Doctoral Student Stephanie Sundborg
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Meg Panichelli Doctoral Student Meg Panichelli
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Elizabeth “Lisa” Norton Doctoral Student Elizabeth “Lisa” Norton
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
 Doctoral Student Casadi “Khaki” Marino Doctoral Student Casadi “Khaki” Marino
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
 Doctoral Student Rhen Miles Doctoral Student Rhen Miles
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Martha Jean McCormack  Doctoral Student Martha Jean McCormack
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student  Analucia Lopezrevoredo Doctoral Student Analucia Lopezrevoredo
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student  Peggy Nygren, MA Doctoral Student Peggy Nygren, MA
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student  Sandy Leotti Doctoral Student Sandy Leotti
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student  Sarah R. Lazzari Doctoral Student Sarah R. Lazzari
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student  Kevin Jones Doctoral Student Kevin Jones
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis Doctoral Student Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Miranda Cunningham Doctoral Student Miranda Cunningham
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Beckie Child Doctoral Student Beckie Child
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Kevin Cherry Doctoral Student Kevin Cherry
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Danica Love Brown Doctoral Student Danica Love Brown
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Abby Bandurraga Doctoral Student Abby Bandurraga
School of Social Work PhD Student
Graduate Student
Doctoral Student Jeffrey Asprocolas, MSW, LCSW Doctoral Student Jeffrey Asprocolas, MSW, LCSW
School of Social Work PhD Student 2013-2014
Graduate Student
Veronika Ivanova Veronika Ivanova
Student Office Assistant at School of Social Work
Undergraduate Student
Alyssa Clayton Alyssa Clayton
Student Office Assistant at School of Social Work
Undergraduate Student
Greg Pugh Greg Pugh
Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Diane Coward
Administrative Services Manager at the School of Social Work
Staff Member
Raina Hassan Raina Hassan
Instructor
Faculty Member
Wende Garrison Wende Garrison
Instructor in Child and Family Studies
Faculty Member
Amanda Cross-Hemmer Amanda Cross-Hemmer
Staff Member
Jennifer Clark Jennifer Clark
Staff Member
Tiffany Menke Tiffany Menke
Staff Member
Michael Hulshof-Schmidt Michael Hulshof-Schmidt
Adjunct Instructor, School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Kristin Chappell Kristin Chappell
Staff Member
Frannie McMahon Frannie McMahon
Staff Member
Shelly Field Shelly Field
Staff Member
 Jeffrey Waid Ph.C., M.S.W.  Jeffrey Waid Ph.C., M.S.W.
Location
Sandra Cooper Mcllhenny Sandra Cooper Mcllhenny
Staff Member
Thuan M. Duong Thuan M. Duong
Staff Member
Serina Z. Dugan Serina Z. Dugan
Staff Member
Lindsey Patterson Lindsey Patterson
Staff Member
Angela Rodgers Angela Rodgers
Staff Member
Kristine Villanueva LCSW Kristine Villanueva LCSW
Staff Member
Kellie Herold Kellie Herold
Staff Member
De Garrett De Garrett
Staff Member
Kristin O'Dell Kristin O'Dell
Staff Member
Mollie Janssen Mollie Janssen
Staff Member
Nicole Rowe Nicole Rowe
Staff Member
Susie Barrios Susie Barrios
Staff Member
Dan Embree Dan Embree
Staff Member
Cate Drinan Cate Drinan
Staff Member
William (Bill) Baney William (Bill) Baney
Staff Member
Carrie J. Furrer Carrie J. Furrer
Staff Member
Michelle Clinch Michelle Clinch
Staff Member
Nichole Culley Nichole Culley
Staff Member
Callie H. Lambarth Callie H. Lambarth
Staff Member
Deborah Melee Reed Deborah Melee Reed
Staff Member
Miranda Cunningham Miranda Cunningham
Faculty Member
Lisa Cordova, MSW, LCSW - Social Work 50th Anniversary Coordinator
Staff Member
Christina Nicolaidis Christina Nicolaidis
Professor and Senior Scholar in Social Determinants of Health
Faculty Member
Culture and Conversation Series - Facilitated conversations with diverse communities Culture and Conversation Series - Facilitated conversations with diverse communities
Community Partnership
Karen Moorhead, LMSW Karen Moorhead, LMSW
Faculty Member
Brian Everall Brian Everall
Staff Member
Intervening for Positive Change in At-Risk Youths Intervening for Positive Change in At-Risk Youths
Reclaiming Futures unites communities to help justice-involved teens overcome drugs, alcohol and crime.
Research
Analucia Lopezrevoredo Analucia Lopezrevoredo
Graduate Student
Monica Parmley Monica Parmley
Faculty Member
Kristine Munholland Kristine Munholland
Faculty Member
Monine Rodriguez-Sutherland, Child and Family Studies Honors Student Monine Rodriguez-Sutherland, Child and Family Studies Honors Student
Undergraduate Student
Improving Child and Family Services in Oregon and Beyond Improving Child and Family Services in Oregon and Beyond
The Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services at Portland State University: integrating research, education and training to promote best practices in public child welfare.
Research
Bringing Mentoring Research Under One Banner Bringing Mentoring Research Under One Banner
The Center for Interdisciplinary Mentoring Research brings together researchers from across campus to improve youth, college, and workplace mentoring.
Research
Valerie Hamby Valerie Hamby
Faculty Member
Thet Mar Win Thet Mar Win
Staff Member
Revolutionizing Training Methods in Human Services and Beyond Revolutionizing Training Methods in Human Services and Beyond
Innovators at the Regional Research Institute, Dr. Laurie Powers and Janet Walker, bring a technology-based approach to implementing advances in the fields of human services and mental health care.
Research
Climbing the Steel Wall Climbing the Steel Wall
Dr. Julie Rosenzweig and Dr. Eileen Brennan of the School of Social Work at Portland State University advocate for better work-life compatibility for parents raising children with disabilities.
Research
A family tradition of service - 2012 Commencement A family tradition of service - 2012 Commencement
Graduate Student
Sam Rosen, Child and Family Studies Honors Student Sam Rosen, Child and Family Studies Honors Student
Undergraduate Student
Sarah Geenen Sarah Geenen
Faculty Member
Gaby Mendez Gaby Mendez
Graduate Student
Katie Cagle, Executive Assistant to the Dean Katie Cagle, Executive Assistant to the Dean
Meet Katie Cagle, Executive Assistant to the Dean in the School of Social Work
Staff Member
Kitty Miller, LCSW Kitty Miller, LCSW
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Understanding the Social Dimensions of Sustainability Understanding the Social Dimensions of Sustainability
Publication
International Exchange -  Center for Academic Excellence's Palestine Project. International Exchange - Center for Academic Excellence's Palestine Project.
Faculty Member
Claudia Welala Long Claudia Welala Long
Claudia Welala Long recalls her experience as a TRIPLE alumna of the School of Social Work, (BSW, MSW, PhD).
Alumnus
Cimone Schwoeffermann Cimone Schwoeffermann
As the Recruitment and Retention Specialist in the School of Social Work, Cimone is responsible for providing ongoing student and faculty support and assistance.
Faculty Member
Staci Martin Staci Martin
Adjunct Instructor for Child and Family Studies at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Peggy Nygren, Social Work PhD candidate awarded Fellowship Award Peggy Nygren, Social Work PhD candidate awarded Fellowship Award
Social Work Ph.D. Candidate Awarded Fellowship Award from the Quality Improvement Center for Early Childhood
Graduate Student
Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Michele Martinez Thompson Michele Martinez Thompson
Role: Distance Option Site Coordinator - Salem
Faculty Member
BSW Program Fully Accredited BSW Program Fully Accredited
It is official: The Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited the BSW Program at its June meeting. It is fully accredited until 2015!
Organization
2011 Graduation 2011 Graduation
Congratulations School of Social Work graduates for your outstanding work!
Alumnus
The Trauma Informed Care and Recovery Services Project The Trauma Informed Care and Recovery Services Project
Improving the safety, stability, and wellbeing of high need formerly homeless families and families at risk of homelessness by embedding trauma recovery services and trauma informed practice in housing communities that serve these families.
Research
Bridges to Housing Bridges to Housing
A regional initiative aimed at moving high need homeless families out of the cycle of homelessness by providing permanent affordable housing and intensive case management services that build on the strengths of family members.
Research
Better Futures Better Futures
Increasing Postsecondary Preparation and Engagement of Youth with Serious Mental Health Conditions in Foster Care
Research
PSU hosts international youth mentorship event PSU hosts international youth mentorship event
School of Social Work invites mentors to discover latest research
Organization
Dr. Heidi Allen, Oregon Health Study Dr. Heidi Allen, Oregon Health Study
Dr. Heidi Allen of the School of Social Work and colleagues recently published early results from the Oregon Health Study, the first randomized clinical trial of the impact of Medicaid expansion to the uninsured.
Alumnus
2011 Community Partner Award 2011 Community Partner Award
The School's Regional Research Institute for Human Services (RRI) was honored with the 2011 Community Partner award from Portland Public Schools.
Research
Congratulating Colleagues Congratulating Colleagues
Join us as we congratulate the well-deserved recognition of our Emeriti faculty's leadership, commitment, and contributions to PSU.
Faculty Member
Summer Symposium on Mentoring Research (Friday, July 26, 2013) Summer Symposium on Mentoring Research (Friday, July 26, 2013)
This special one-day symposium is for a national audience of professionals from youth mentoring programs or working in the fields of child welfare, juvenile justice, mental health, and education.
Organization
Leah Mangis Leah Mangis
1st year MSW Distance Option graduate student, Leah Mangis, is the 2011 recipient of the Marion County Employee's Program Award.
Graduate Student
SSW Student Awards SSW Student Awards
Congratulations SSW students for being honored with prestigious awards!
Graduate Student
Terry Cross (MSW '77) Terry Cross (MSW '77)
Terry L. Cross, founder and executive director of the National Indian Child Welfare Association, based in Southwest Portland, will receive the Embracing the Legacy Award of the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps.
Alumnus
Access to Social Work Journals Access to Social Work Journals
Access to social work journals can be a challenge for alumni and practicing professionals..
Resource
Lea Ann Holder Lea Ann Holder
Meet Lee Ann Holder at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Older Americans Month Older Americans Month
Celebrate Older Americans Month
Community Partnership
Laura Burney Nissen Laura Burney Nissen
Dean and Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Andre Pruitt Andre Pruitt
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Matt Modrcin Matt Modrcin
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
My Life My Life
Youth in Foster Care Build Successful Adult Lives
Research
Lisa Hawash Lisa Hawash
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
reUtica reUtica
A collaborative documentary by Matt and John Dean Ossowski exploring sustainability-focused community initiatives in Portland, OR and Utica, NY.
Research
Meet Kate Constable Meet Kate Constable
Faculty Member
Time & Stability Seen as Key to Effective Mentoring Time & Stability Seen as Key to Effective Mentoring
Education Week features two Center for Interdisciplinary Mentoring Research (CIMR) faculty members, Keller and Wheeler, along with David Dubois of the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Publication
Building A Better Craft Building A Better Craft
the 2010 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring Demonstrates the Power of an Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding Mentoring
Community Partnership
Julie Prindle Julie Prindle
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Andrew Reed Andrew Reed
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work (UNST Capstone)
Faculty Member
Diane Yatchmenoff Diane Yatchmenoff
Research Professor at the Regional Research Institute, School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Visions & Voices Visions & Voices
Black & White Photographs by Diverse Women Working in Various Aspects of the Sex Industry
Research
The Center for Interdisciplinary Mentoring Research The Center for Interdisciplinary Mentoring Research
The Center for Interdisciplinary Mentoring Research at Portland State University fosters collaboration among faculty from Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Business Administration, and Engineering and Computer Science to chart new directions for research and practice across multiple domains of mentoring, including youth development, higher education, and workplace mentoring.
Organization
Color Matters Color Matters
Racial disparity in Multnomah County, Portland State Magazine
Publication
Coalition of Communities of Color Coalition of Communities of Color
A partnership between the Coalition of Communities of Color & PSU reports the disparities and experiences of communities of color in Multnomah County.
Research
Denise Grant, Denise Grant,
Field Specialist at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
The Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring   The Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring
The Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring offers a truly distinctive educational opportunity for experienced mentoring professionals.
Organization
Reclaiming Futures Reclaiming Futures
Reclaiming Futures helps young people in trouble with drugs, alcohol, and crime.
Organization
The Research & Training Center The Research & Training Center
The RTC for Pathways to Positive Futures aims to improve the lives of youth and young adults with serious mental health conditions through rigorous research and effective training and dissemination.
Organization
Regional Research Institute for Human Services Regional Research Institute for Human Services
Our goal is to assist in improving peoples’ lives, human services, supports, and policies.
Organization
Sharyl Widener Sharyl Widener
Program Assistant for MSW Distance at the School of Social Work
Staff Member
Laurie Powers Laurie Powers
Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Thomas Keller Thomas Keller
Interim Associate Dean for Research and RRI Director; Duncan & Cindy Campbell Professor for Children, Youth & Families at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Ben Anderson-Nathe Ben Anderson-Nathe
Youth Movement - Guiding troubled teens to adulthood
Faculty Member
Ruth Maionchi (MSW) Ruth Maionchi (MSW)
Providing mental health counseling at service centers located near ground zero and several other disaster sites providing mental health counseling for both the victims and volunteers.
Alumnus
Lesly Verduin Lesly Verduin
Administrative Assistant to the MSW Faculty at the School of Social Work
Staff Member
Jessica Slothower Hayes Jessica Slothower Hayes
Program Assistant to the MSW Field Education Program at the School of Social Work
Staff Member
Melissa Penners Melissa Penners
Program Support for Child & Family Studies & BSW Program at the School of Social Work
Staff Member
Laurie Leasure Laurie Leasure
Staff Member
Erika Gitchell Woods Erika Gitchell Woods
Program Assistant to MSW Program and Admissions
Staff Member
Pauline Duffy Pauline Duffy
Ph.D. Program Assistant at the School of Social Work
Staff Member
Roxanne Dinca Roxanne Dinca
Administrative Program Assistant to the MSW Program at the School of Social Work
Staff Member
Jean Cavanaugh Jean Cavanaugh
Chief Accounting & Budgetary Officer at the School of Social Work
Staff Member
John Barnett John Barnett
Assistant Operations Manager at the Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services
Staff Member
Sonja Young Taylor Sonja Young Taylor
Instructor for University Studies
Faculty Member
Rebecca Arredondo Yazzie Rebecca Arredondo Yazzie
Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
John C. Wolfe John C. Wolfe
Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Dawn Williamson Dawn Williamson
Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
John Spence John Spence
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work & Tribal Consultant
Faculty Member
Jo-Ann Sowers Jo-Ann Sowers
Research Professor at the Regional Research Institute, School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Gary Smith Gary Smith
Faculty Member
Wayne Scott Wayne Scott
Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Peggy Jo Sandeen Peggy Jo Sandeen
Adjunct Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Lisa Race Lisa Race
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Jolanta Piatkowska Jolanta Piatkowska
Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Mary Martha Oschwald Mary Martha Oschwald
Research Professor at the Regional Research Institute, School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Julie Kates Julie Kates
Assistant Professor; Director of Field Education at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Susan C. Hedlund Susan C. Hedlund
Instructor at the School of Social Work, Instructor at Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Director of Social Services at Hospice & Palliative Care of Washington County
Faculty Member
Eleanor Gil-Kashiwabara Eleanor Gil-Kashiwabara
Research Professor at the Regional Research Institute, School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Joy DeGruy Joy DeGruy
Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Kate Davis Kate Davis
Instructor & Adviser at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Terri Chianello Terri Chianello
Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Bill Boyd Bill Boyd
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Shauna Adams Shauna Adams
Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Norman Wyers Norman Wyers
Emeritus Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Joan F. Shireman Joan F. Shireman
Emerita Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Barbara J. Friesen Barbara J. Friesen
Emerita Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Arthur Emlen Arthur Emlen
Emeritus Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Sandra C. Anderson Sandra C. Anderson
Emerita Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Stephanie Wahab Stephanie Wahab
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Vikki L. Vandiver Vikki L. Vandiver
Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Alma Trinidad Alma Trinidad
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Gretchen Thiel Gretchen Thiel
Instructor & Ashland MSW Distance Site Coordinator at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Michael Taylor Michael Taylor
Assistant Professor for Child and Family Studies at the School of Social Work & Family Studies Cluster Coordinator for University Studies Program
Faculty Member
Maria Talbott Maria Talbott
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Susie Snyder Susie Snyder
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Dana Fuller Dana Fuller
MSW Distance Option Coordinator; Assistant Director of Field for BSW
Faculty Member
Julie Rosenzweig Julie Rosenzweig
Director of PhD Program in Social Work & Social Research; Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Janet Putnam Janet Putnam
Director of Student Affairs & Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Roberto Orellana Roberto Orellana
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Jim Nash Jim Nash
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Carol Morgaine Carol Morgaine
Professor Emerita
Faculty Member
Keva Miller Keva Miller
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Paula Mike Paula Mike
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Jana Meinhold Jana Meinhold
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Bowen McBeath Bowen McBeath
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Ellen Masterson Ellen Masterson
Director of Field Education & Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Junghee Lee Junghee Lee
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Nancy Koroloff Nancy Koroloff
Interim Dean, Professor Emerita at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Pauline Jivanjee Pauline Jivanjee
Associate Professor
Faculty Member
Mindy Holliday Mindy Holliday
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Charlotte Goodluck Charlotte Goodluck
Director of the BSW Program & Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Sam Gioia Sam Gioia
Instructor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Ted Donlan Ted Donlan
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Ann Curry-Stevens Ann Curry-Stevens
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Victoria Cotrell Victoria Cotrell
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Kevin Corcoran Kevin Corcoran
Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Katharine Cahn Katharine Cahn
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work & Executive Director & Assistant Dean of Continuing Education & Training
Faculty Member
Eileen Brennan Eileen Brennan
Professor Emerita at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Sarah Bradley Sarah Bradley
Assistant Director of Field Education, BSW & Training at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Ben Anderson-Nathe Ben Anderson-Nathe
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Joanne Fuller MSW, School of Social Work Alumna Joanne Fuller MSW, School of Social Work Alumna
Becoming a critical piece of the safety net for people in our community.
Alumnus
Kristine Nelson Kristine Nelson
Professor & Dean Emerita at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Lee Ann Phillips Lee Ann Phillips
BECAUSE OF PSU -- "I encouraged youth in foster care to go to college." --
Alumnus
Beryl Robison (MSW '72, PhD PAP '04) Beryl Robison (MSW '72, PhD PAP '04)
Social work fed her passion to make a difference for the greater good.
Alumnus
Chip Shields (M.S.W. '03) Chip Shields (M.S.W. '03)
In 2004, Chip Shields (M.S.W. '03) was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives by residents of North and Northeast Portland's 43rd district.
Alumnus
Kay Toran (M.S.W. '70) Kay Toran (M.S.W. '70)
She strives to empower the individual and to create programs and collaborative relationships that promote education, self-reliance and equality for all people in our community.
Alumnus
Laura Brennan (M.S.W. '96) Laura Brennan (M.S.W. '96)
Laura puts together three critical activities - community development, public policy, and philanthropy - to make a real difference in increasing access to health care.
Alumnus
Carol Levine (M.S.W. '89) Carol Levine (M.S.W. '89)
Board President and founder of Returning Veterans Resource Project Northwest (RVRPNW).
Alumnus
Richard Storch (M.S.W. '70) Richard Storch (M.S.W. '70)
A career in the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (PHS)
Alumnus
Carol Lundin (MSW '05) Carol Lundin (MSW '05)
Since receiving her M.S.W. in 2005 - one year after her breast cancer diagnosis - Carol Lundin has been creating programs in the Portland area empowering communities and cancer survivors to recognize their courage and ability to 'contribute'.
Alumnus
Jae Douglas (Ph.D., '01) Jae Douglas (Ph.D., '01)
After earning her MSW in 1988 and her PhD in 2001 at PSU, she's now helping people in an unusual way - as an environmental epidemiologist for the State of Oregon.
Alumnus
Chris Verschuyl (MSW '06) Chris Verschuyl (MSW '06)
Chris came to social work gradually, without realizing at first what it was called.
Alumnus
Jenell Neufeld, LCSW (Alumnus, M.S.W. '93) Jenell Neufeld, LCSW (Alumnus, M.S.W. '93)
Looming demographics of aging Americans point to the need for more geriatric trained social workers.
Alumnus
Pam Miller Pam Miller
Professor at the School of Social Work
Faculty Member
Daren Ford (M.S.W. '08) Daren Ford (M.S.W. '08)
Daren's work with VOA has helped him to build on his own strengths while helping others recognize theirs.
Alumnus
Barry Kast (MSW '75) Barry Kast (MSW '75)
One of the hallmarks of Barry's work has been his focus on improving the systems of mental health care in our communities.
Alumnus
Miriam Calderon (M.S.W. '02) Miriam Calderon (M.S.W. '02)
Miriam Calderon took her passion to improve services for young Latino children and their families to Capitol Hill.
Alumnus
Rekah Strong (MSW '02) Rekah Strong (MSW '02)
Rekah Strong is the Diversity Coordinator for Clark County, Washington. Looking back, she can honestly say that she would not be where she is today without her MSW.
Alumnus
Karla Diaz (MSW '03) Karla Diaz (MSW '03)
Karla Diaz works at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Quito, Ecuador.
Alumnus
Taylor Clark (M.S.W. '07) Taylor Clark (M.S.W. '07)
Taylor Clark has been helping people for years -- as a medic in the army, as a nurse, and as a case manager.
Alumnus
Thomas Keller Thomas Keller
Mentor Center - Discovering what makes mentorships work
Faculty Member
Laurie Powers Laurie Powers
Self Determined Success - Helping people with disabilities chart their lives
Faculty Member
Keren Brown Wilson PhD '83 and Michael DeShane MA '72, PhD '77 Keren Brown Wilson PhD '83 and Michael DeShane MA '72, PhD '77
Creating age-friendly cities
Alumnus
Dennis Keenan MSW '72 Dennis Keenan MSW '72
Center of hope for Oregonians
Alumnus
Laura Nissen Laura Nissen
Tough Teens - Repairing the past for a better future
Faculty Member
School of Social Work School of Social Work
Changing Lives, Changing Communities
Resource
Meet Professor Diane Yatchmenoff Meet Professor Diane Yatchmenoff
Where do PSU's community partners go for help in thinking about questions like these: What would it take to build a coordinated system of care in Oregon's children's mental health system? What kinds of services and housing programs help improve the health and wellbeing of homeless children and their families? Are our investments in early childhood education programs delivering best practices to prepare young children to succeed at home and in school?
Faculty Member