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  1. Rosalva Osorio Cooksy Rosalva Osorio Cooksy

    Rosalva Osorio joined the Office of Field Education as a field faculty and lecturer on December 9, 2019. They received a BA in sociology in 2004 and a Master of Social Work with a concentration in Community Organization and a minor in Interpersonal Practice in 2006, from the University of ...

  2. Stacy L. Peterson Stacy L. Peterson

    Stacy Peterson has been with the School of Social Work since 1999 as a field educator/lecturer/field liaison. She works primarily with students interested in children and youth, juvenile justice, child welfare, and the school social work practice concentrations. Prior to this, Stacy worked in ...

  3. Yatesha D. Robinson Yatesha D. Robinson

    Yatesha Robinson joined the Office of Field Education as a Field Faculty and Lecturer in 2018. She has been working with non-profit organizations since 1997, with 21 years of direct service experience with women, children, youth and families. She has served the community in various capacities, ...

  4. Aimée M. Vantine Aimée M. Vantine

    Aimee Vantine joined the Office of Field Education as field faculty and a LEO lecturer in spring 2021. Prior to this, she spent 23 years at Michigan Medicine working in a variety of clinical and macro positions with a primary focus on pediatrics and obstetrics. She was the Children’s and ...

LEO

  1. Cara J. Alexander Cara J. Alexander

    Dr. Cara Alexander, MSW '96, has over 20 years of experience in the field of behavioral health, HIV/AIDS, co-occurring disorders and executive management. Her practice is founded upon comprehensive micro and macro practice in all types of integrated settings. She was an adjunct lecturer in the ...

  2. Daniel Alvarez Daniel Alvarez

    Danny Alvarez (they/them), MSW ‘12, is a passionate facilitator, educator and organizer who has applied social work practices to their work for the last decade. With practices strongly rooted in popular education and intergroup dialogue pedagogy, they have taught, developed and managed programs ...

  3. Gina M. Ambrogio Gina M. Ambrogio

    Gina Ambrogio, MSW '15, is a licensed clinical social worker who completed her undergraduate and graduate education at the University of Michigan. She focuses on interpersonal practice with children and adults, including individual, family and group therapy. In her professional career, she is ...

  4. Dayna Asante-Appiah Dayna Asante-Appiah

    Dayna Asante-Appiah (MSW, MA) is the Online MSW Program Manager and oversees the academic development of the online MSW program, which includes the student experience. Her goal is to provide students in the online MSW program with ongoing support, connection to resources, and seeks to create an ...

  5. Richard Barinbaum Richard Barinbaum

    Rick Barinbaum, MSW is a social worker and teacher with over 15 years of experience working to strengthen vulnerable families and keep them intact. Rick was the Social Work Co-Director at the Center for Family Representation, a legal, social work, and policy organization that advocates for ...

  6. Alethia J. Battles Alethia J. Battles

  7. Trevor Bechtel Trevor Bechtel

    Trevor Bechtel, PhD ’08, focuses on questions of ethics and the human in his teaching and scholarship. He works at Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan coordinating all student-facing work. He has taught ethics and religion in small liberal arts colleges throughout the Great Lakes ...

  8. Shannon M. Blajeski Shannon M. Blajeski

    Shannon Blajeski’s area of research is concerned with improving access to income for marginalized populations, particularly those at risk for long-term poverty due to early involvement with the public mental health system. Utilizing social determinants of health, person-in-environment and ...

  9. Mercedes Monaee Brown Mercedes Monaee Brown

    Mercedes Brown (she/her/hers), MSW '08 and JD '13, is an experienced leader with deep expertise in public policy and equitable systems transformation. Throughout her career as a social worker and attorney, Brown has led with her passion for advancing social justice. It is with that commitment ...

  10. Daphne M. Brydon Daphne M. Brydon

    Daphne Brydon, MSW '09 and PhD '21, is a licensed social worker with nearly 20 years of direct practice with adults and children within hospitals (inpatient, outpatient, emergency department), community organizations and education settings. She is licensed in Michigan with both clinical and ...

  11. Brooke B. Buys Brooke B. Buys

    Brooke Buys, MSW'13, focuses on innovative mental health care development and gender-responsive addiction treatment. Buys is the founder and CEO of BLND Health, a mental health care company located in Michigan, Colorado, Tennessee and offering services nationwide. The BLND team is comprised of ...

  12. Joseph Cafferty

    Joe Cafferty (he/him/his), MSW, LISW, serves the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) as the section chief for planning and analysis in the Director's Office. Within VAAAHS, Cafferty is responsible for the strategic direction of the healthcare system and is aligned with the Veterans Affairs ...

  13. Jessica K. Camp Jessica K. Camp

    With experience as a clinical and community social worker, Dr. Jessica Camp, MSW ‘05, PhD ‘13, works to address barriers to economic equality, opportunity and well-being in southeastern Michigan. Her research and community practice has addressed topics such as: trauma exposure and disconnection ...

  14. Theadia Carey Theadia Carey

    Theadia L. Carey, MD, MS is program director for the Authority Health Psychiatry Residency Program. She is certified in general psychiatry and addiction psychiatry by ABPN, also Addiction Medicine certified by ABAM. Dr. Theadia LaRue Carey, is a native Detroiter. She completed all of her ...

  15. Adisa N. Chaney Adisa N. Chaney

  16. Roxanne J. Chang Roxanne J. Chang

    ROXANNE J. CHANG, JD, MS LLP, is an attorney specializing in elder and special needs law. She is also a Limited Licensed Psychologist, with a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology. Ms. Chang has experience in consultation and advocacy for persons with dementia, developmental disabilities, and ...

  17. G. Warren Clark G. Warren Clark

    G. Warren Clark has been with the School of Social Work since 1997, when he joined the Office of Field Education as a field educator/lecturer/field liaison. He has worked with students in all methods and in the practice areas of health, aging, and community and social systems. He has been a ...

  18. Kaleigh Cornelison Kaleigh Cornelison

    Kaleigh Cornelison is currently the lead program specialist with the Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) where she oversees the development and delivery of the evidence-based Adolescent Champion Model and the Adolescent-Centered Environment Assessment Process. She obtained her master’s degree in ...

  19. Priscilla C. Cortez Priscilla C. Cortez

    Priscilla Cortez, MSW '12, works with individuals and groups to develop strengths-based partnerships with the community and to increase personal wellness in everyday practice. Cortez is passionate about working with trauma-focused groups and immigrant youth and families. A Texas native, who ...

  20. Susan K. Crabb Susan K. Crabb

    Susan Wiant Crabb joined the Office of Field Education as a field educator/lecturer/field liaison on September 1, 2008. Prior to joining the Field Education Office, Susan worked at a large nonprofit agency. As the president/CEO from 2004 to 2008, she was responsible for the budget and financial ...

  21. Colleen E. Crane Colleen E. Crane

    Colleen E. (Kenna) Crane, MSW'01, has focused her primary practice interests in sexuality, gender identity, trauma and women's issues. Crane spent more than two years working in Detroit as the senior clinician for the Teen Age Parenting Program (TAPP) at The Children's Center, where she worked ...

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