Chair, Social Work
DEAN OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Health Science Center - Sioux Falls
Phone: (605) 357-1450
Born in Salt Lake City, Utah. B.A. in English, University of Utah, 1974. M.S.W., University of Kansas, 1977. Ph.D. in Social Work, University of Kansas, 1984. Specializations in Health Care, Mental Health, and Addictions Treatment.
Social Work Practice, Advanced Clinical Practice, Assessment and Diagnosis, Advanced Social Policy, Research, Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Addictions, and Spirituality.
Indigenous Helping, Addictions Treatment and Recovery, the Processes and Mechanisms of Change, Practice-Informed Research, Program Evaluation, and Health Literacy--particularly among American Indians and Other Under-Represented Peoples and Groups.