Department of Social Work

 

 


2011 Graduates

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Jody

Jody Petite passed her Final Oral Exam in December 2011.

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Lindsey Rice passed her Final Oral Exam in May of 2011.

Lindsey received a child welfare scholarship through the Center for Regional and Tribal Child Welfare Studies while at UMD.Lindsey will be moving to Saipan where she will be a hospital social worker at the Commonwealth Health Center.

Nancy

Nicole Cook passed her Final Oral Exam in December 2011.

Nicole works at Range Mental Health in the ADAPT Program.  She is pursuing her LICSW and would like to eventually be a clinical supervisor.

Amy

 

Amy Gordon passed her Final Oral Exam in October 2011.

Her special area of interest is in Child Protection. Amy is currently in the interviewing process.

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Kim Dwinnell-Dillon passed her Final Oral Exam in October 2011.

Her special area of interest is in child welfare practice. Kim is employed as an individual counselor at Northern Pines Mental Health Center in Brainerd, Minnesota working in the schools with children grades 5-8.

Justin

Justin Martin passed his Final Oral Exam in October 2011.

Justin received a child welfare scholarship and completed his fieldwork at St. Louis County Health and Human Services. He is currently doing some community work with Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores (COGGS) in the development of accessible bike trails for all. He is seeking employment in child welfare practice.

Wright

Kathleen Wright passed her Final Oral Exam in September 2011.

Kathleen completed her Final Master's Project Portfolio with an emphasis on public/tribal child welfare and mental health. Kathleen plans to interview at rural mental health agencies with a focus in cultural competency. She is preparing for the LGSW exam and her long-term goal is to obtain her LICSW.

Scally

Linh Scally passed her Final Oral Exam in September 2011.

Linh will continue her work as a Social Worker at Northland Counseling Center in Grand Rapids doing psychotherapy. Linh is also working toward attaining her LICSW.

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Lindsay Guthrie Passed her Final Oral Exam in May of 2011.

Lindsay completed her Final Master's Project Portfolio with an emphasis on Child Welfare Practice. Following graduation, Lindsay will move to the Twin Cities to pursue a career in child welfare.

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Becca Maki passed her Fina Oral Exam in May of 2011.

Becca will continue her work as a social worker in the Initial Intervention Unit of St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services in Virginia, Minnesota. Becca received a child welfare scholarship through the Center for Regional and Tribal Child Welfare Studies while at UMD.

 

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Kelli Bodie-Miner passed her Final Oral Exam in May of 2011.

Her Final Master's Project Portfolio had an emphasis on clinical social work with a special focus on Forensic Social Work Practice. Kelli will continue her employment following graduation with the Minnesota Department of Human Services Sex Offender Treatment Program in Moose Lake, MN

 

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Sig Haller passed his Final Oral Exam in May of 2011.

Sig's Final Master's Portfolio has an emphasis on clinical social work. Sig will continue his employment at Woodland Hills in Duluth and plans to pursue an LICSW in order to eventually do clinical and trauma-focused social work with children.

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Cheryl Lagergren passed her Final Oral Exam in May of 2011.

Her special area of interest in her Porfolio was clinical social work practice. Cheryl plans to continue her work with adolescents at Woodland Hills in Duluth

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Lindsay Guinee passed her Final Oral Exam in May of 2011.

She will continue working in adult protection for St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services (SLCPHHS). She completed her field placement with the International Student Office at UMD.

 

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Shannon Kroenke passed her Final Oral Exam in May of 2011.

Her special area of interest in her Porfolio was clinical social work practice. She will be working at New Horizons North in Ashland, Wisconsin in the Community Support Program.

 


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