Associate Professor of the Practice of Social Work
MSW, University of Denver
ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
- field education
- community practice
- mind-body social work
Associate Professor of the Practice of Social Work Kathryn Ross was a member of GSSW's field education team from 2006 to 2015, and she previously served as a field supervisor for nine years.
Ross' other professional experience includes wilderness programming, social work with high-risk youth and families, job-training, and preventative program development. Her interest in community mind-body social work includes yoga and the integration of spirit into daily practice.
Ross serves as faculty director for the University's Wellness Living and Learning Community, a program in which undergraduate students live together as a group and take seminar classes focused on wellness.
At GSSW, Ross teaches in the clinical skills lab, foundation-year community practice courses and the foundation field seminar. She also is a field instructor for students completing their internships at Yoga for the People, an organization she founded and for which she served as executive director.