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Rachel T. Naasko

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Rachel T. Naasko

Rachel Naasko joined the Office of Field Education as a field educator/lecturer/field liaison in March 2016. Naasko previously worked in the University of Michigan Dean of Students Office as the Director of the Blavin Scholars Program and the University’s Critical Incident Coordinator, a position she held since 2008. She was responsible for program development, financial management, donor relations and development, staff training and case management.

Prior to her time at U-M, Naasko worked as an outpatient clinician serving children and young adults. Her interest for supporting students’ educational success developed in her position as a school social worker in private therapeutic day schools, as well as the public school system where she served as a Behavior Learning Specialist. Shel also served as a district consult for students with special needs.

Naasko earned her MSW degree from Wayne State University in 1999 and has served as a field instructor for many years working and mentoring graduate students from U-M as well as several other social work programs.

Research Interests/Focus

Children and Youth, Child Welfare, School Social Work, Social Workers in Higher Education, Crisis Management, Mental Health,


Year Degree   School
1999 MSW Social Work Wayne State University, Detroit
1997 BSW Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti

Fall 2020

Course Catalog

Foundation Field Education SW515

Instructor: Rachel T. Naasko
Time: TBA
Location: TBA
Format: FIELD
Credits: 2 Credit Hours

Introduction to Social Work Practice SW590

Instructor: Rachel T. Naasko
Time: September 11th (Online), September 25th (In Person), October 16th (In Person), November 6th (In Person), December 4th (Online) 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Format: ONLINE
Credits: 1 Credit Hours

Advanced Field Education SW691

Instructor: Rachel T. Naasko
Time: TBA
Location: TBA
Format: FIELD
Credits: 4 Credit Hours

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