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Adjunct Faculty



  • Nikki Allen

    adult mental health
    homelessness
    health
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  • Janelle Althen

    couples therapy
    family therapy
    international adoption
    early trauma and attachment
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  • Heather Arnold-Renicker

    program and curriculum development and design
    anti-racism/anti-oppression
    organizational culture, leadership and management
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  • Beth Barta

    healing trauma
    overcoming addictions
    couple/relationship therapy
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  • Sarah Bexell

    global practice and One Health
    conservation
    international work in China
    animal rights
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  • Melodi Billera

    veterans/military
    suicide/self-directed violence
    PTSD
    victims/criminal justice system
    research
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  • Erin Boyce

    child welfare
    adolescent trauma
    trauma
    PTSD
    secondary traumatic stress
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  • Lindsey Breslin

    research
    HIV/AIDS prevention
    trauma
    anti-human trafficking
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  • Nadine Bridges

    youth development
    community leadership
    Hispanic/Latino communities
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  • Amie Bryant

    adolescents and adults
    individuals and couples
    cognitive behavior therapy
    dual diagnosis
    EMDR
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  • Patrick Byrne

    nonprofit organization management
    underprivileged community youth
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  • Michael Chifalo

    multicultural practice
    gay and lesbian families, and parenting
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  • Kelli Clark

    child welfare
    family services
    animal rights
    animal-assisted therapy
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  • Nicki Omansky Dayley

    couples and family therapy
    mind/body
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  • Barbara K. Decker

    child and adolescent development
    public policy
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  • Rachel Derrington

    family policy analyst and advocate
    adoptions
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  • Eric DesMarais

    international social work
    social justice and development
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  • Mark R. M. Dickmann

    couple therapy
    individual therapy
    EMDR/trauma, relationship issues, life transition, depression, and anxiety
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  • Jamie Blair Echevarria

    couples and family therapy
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  • Adrienne Elliott

    child welfare
    foster care and adoption
    child placement agency and public child welfare expertise
    non-profit management
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  • Lynne Feigenbaum

    relational psychoanalytic psychotherapy
    reproductive mental health
    mother-infant dyads and attachment theory
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  • Marilyn Gaipa

    health care
    health care consulting
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  • Edward Garrido

    children's violence exposure
    foster care
    trauma-informed services for children and families
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  • Brian Gonzales

    mental health and addictions
    forensic social work
    clinical supervision
    program development
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  • Gudy Grewal

    multicultural social work
    intercultural communication
    training for management of diversity
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  • Bruce P. Guernsey

    child and youth public policy, and programs
    public health
    community planning and organizing
    school-based health and mental health programs
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  • Rohini Gupta

    trauma, grief, and loss
    muliticultural counseling
    adjustment to illness
    assessment
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  • Badiah Haffejee

    community practice
    historical trauma and healing
    narrative and digital storytelling in education, research and practice
    culturally relevant research methods and interventions
    critical race theory (CRT), womanists, and empowerment theories and practice
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  • Ashley Hanna

    clinical social work
    clinical supervision
    trauma
    immigration
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  • LeAnn Hansen

    health
    aging
    families
    trauma
    death/dying
    grief
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  • Elissa Hardy

    trauma-informed care
    secondary trauma resiliency
    homeless
    mental and substance use
    clinical supervision
    program development
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  • Sara Hunt

    substance abuse recovery
    co-occurring disorders
    dialectical behavioral therapy and mindfulness
    cognitive behavioral therapy
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  • Amanda Ingram

    addictions
    offense-specific treatment
    trauma-focused CBT
    animal-assisted therapy
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  • Jaime Janes

    immigration policy and family services
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  • Susan Kaplan

    training
    facilitation
    communication
    leadership development
    program development
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  • Elizabeth (Betsy) Kelchner

    gerontology
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  • Christiana Kelman

    children and youth
    developmental disabilities
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  • Lauren Kerstein

    anxiety
    autism spectrum disorders
    sensory issues
    early intervention
    depression
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  • Chris Knoepke

    clinical social work
    health care
    health behavior
    brief treatment
    employee assistance
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  • Julie Korotkin

    adult mental health
    program evaluation
    leadership
    groups and strategic marketing
  • Don Krill

    Professor Emeritus
    family therapy
    existential social work
    mental health
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  • Lisa Langenderfer

    intimate partner violence
    research methods
    LGBTQ youth
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  • Angela Lavery

    gerontology
    ageism
    aging in place
    hospice/end of life
    grief
    animal-assisted therapy
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  • Thomas Leversee

    high-risk youth
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  • Amy Lopez

    adult mental health
    child mental health
    personality disorders
    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
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  • Michael Lopez-Jensen

    family therapy
    clinical supervision
    couples therapy
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  • Richard Male

    leadership development
    fundraising
    community organizing
    public policy
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  • Theodoric Manley

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  • Susan Manning

    Professor Emerita
    professional ethics
    leadership
    empowerment of seriously mentally ill individuals
    culturally responsive social service delivery to Native People
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  • Jennifer Martin

    gerontology
    macro practice
    supervision
    administration
    community organizing
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  • Shelby Elaine McDonald

    racial and ethnic variations in children's violence exposure
    evidence-based and anti-oppressive, transformative social work practice
    feminist intersectionality and queer theory
    human-animal interactions research
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  • Elizabeth McIngvale

    mental health
    anxiety disorders
    global social work
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  • Misti McKenna

    couples and family therapy
    emotionally focused couples therapy
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  • Suvi Miller

    children and families
    adults
    child sexual abuse
    trauma
    expert witness
  • Debra Mixon Mitchell

    child welfare
    intercultural communication
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  • Geri Nelson

    grief
    bereavement
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  • Becky (Trickett) Newquist

    adolescents and young adults
    mental health
    CBT and DBT
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  • Laurel Okasaki-Cardos

    geriatrics
    dementia care
    hospice and palliative care
    grief support for children, families and older adults
    peer health education
    clinical supervision
    adults and children with disabilities
    animal-assisted social work
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  • Joanna Olson

    school social work
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  • Heather O'Neil

    palliative care
    grief and loss therapy
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  • Teri Pichot

    solution-focused brief therapy
    substance misuse
    mental health
    animal assisted therapy
    couples and families
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  • Natalie Portman-Marsh

    human services policy and practice
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  • Julia Rhiannon

    health care
    mental health
    clinical social work
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  • Jacoba Rock

    juvenile justice
    high risk/crossover youth
    forensic social work
    conflict resolution
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  • Julie L. Sheehan

    mental health services for individuals, couples and families
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  • Suzanne Smith

    individual, couples and family therapy
    post-adoption adjustment and attachment
    trauma/EMDR
    grief and loss
    chronic illness and geriatrics
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  • Lynne Sprague

    anti-oppressive practice
    best practices with intimate partner violence
    social and economic justice
    media for social change
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  • Lindsey Spraker

    intellectual disabilities
    child protection
    agency consultation
    individual and family therapy
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  • Stephanie Stava

    high-risk youth
    individual and family therapy
    trauma-informed care for youth
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  • June Twinam

    organizational development
    program evaluation
    strategic planning
    meeting and process facilitation
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  • Darin Wallis

    couples and family therapy
    adolescent substance abuse
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  • Janelle Washburne

    couples and family therapy
    sex therapy
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  • Sue White

    child and family therapy
    experiential group facilitation
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