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Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work

Practicum Faculty

2013 - 2014 PRACTICUM FACULTY

 

PIcture of Barbara Carter

Barbara Carter works with Practicum Students in the Louisville area

Adjunct Instructor I, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Family Services Area Specialist, Department for Community Based Services, Louisville, KY (Retired)

MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; BS University of Louisville

Interests: child welfare, administration

EMAIL Barbara Carter Phone: 502-931-7629

 


Marilyn Younger Conley works with Practicum Students at Kent School at Brescia University - Owensboro and Western Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee

Director of Field Instruction and Associate Professor, Brescia University, Owensboro, KY

MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; MA, BA Western Kentucky University

Interests: gerontology, children and families

EMAIL Marilyn at Brescia or EMAIL Marilyn at University of Louisville Phone: 270-686-4220


Tonya Cox works with Practicum Students in the Lexington and Eastern Kentucky areas

Adjunct Instructor I, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville

Christian Care Communities, MSW University of Kentucky; BA Transylvania University

Interests: social work in the area of gerontology, program administration and program development.

EMAIL: Tonya Cox Phone: 859-338-4352

 

part-time practicum faculty member Sheila Cundiff

Sheila Cundiff works with Practicum Students in Louisville and Southern Indiana areas.

Adjunct Instructor 1, Field Practicum Faculty

MSW Spalding University; BSSW Spalding University

Interests: clinical social work and chemical dependency

EMAIL Sheila Cundiff Phone: 502-216-0412/ 502-583-3951

Carl Enoch works with Practicum Students in the Louisville, rural Kentucky and Indiana areas

Adjunct Instructor I, Teaches Practice & Policy in the BSW Program, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville

MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville;  M.Div. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; BS Murray State University

Interests: social work with persons with disability and research

EMAIL Carl Enoch Phone:  502-645-4914 / 502-708-1905

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Robin George works with Practicum Students in the Louisville and South Central Kentucky areas.

Adjunct Instructor I, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Family Services Office Supervisor, Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Elizabethtown, Ky.

CSW; MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; BS, University of Louisville.

Interest:  child welfare and the foster care system; adoptions and child protection.

Email Robin George Phone:  502-275-8804

Yvonne Graves works with Practicum Students in the Louisville area

Adjunct Instructor I Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Clinical Educator, Our Lady of Peace, Louisville, KY

MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; BA Cleveland State University

Interests: social work with groups, psycho therapy, work with survivors of sexual abuse, supervision, training.

EMAIL Yvonne Graves Phone: 502-479-4572

Judy Heitzman works with Practicum Students in the Louisville area.

Adjunct Associate Professor, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville

PhD, MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville, BS Counseling & Guidance, University of Louisville

Interests: psychotherapy, mood disorders, domestic violence perpetrators, violence recovery

EMAIL Judy Heitzman Phone: 502-608-2472

Tony Helm works with Practicum Students in the Louisville and Elizabethtown areas

Adjunct Instructor I, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Family Services, Office Supervisor, Cabinet for Families and Children, Elizabethtown, KY

MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; BS Western Kentucky University

Interests: child welfare, improving the child welfare system, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender issues.

EMAIL Tony Helm Phone: 270-773-4203

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Karen Kayser works with Practicum Students in the Louisville and Southern Indiana areas.

Chair of the psychosocial oncology specialization; teaches courses in psychosocial oncology practice and palliative care

MSW, Ph.D., University of Michigan;  BASW, Michigan State University.

Interests: research in cancer-related stress and coping from a dyadic or family perspective; intervention research; health disparities; palliative care.

EMAIL Karen Kayser

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Tom Lawson works with Practicum Students in the Louisville area.

Professor, Teaches Comparative International Social Policy at the MSSW and BSW level, and doctoral classes in research, statistics and theory

Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle; BA, MA in Social Work, Indiana University

Interests: international social work and international social and health policy

Email Tom Lawson Phone:  (502) 852-6922

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Ramie Martin-Galijatovic works with Practicum Students in the Louisville area.

Adjunct Instructor I (MSSW), Taught Advanced Research Practice from 2008-2013 and Practicum Faculty from 2013 -Present, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville.

MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; BA Indiana University

Interests: social work research specifically in the area of child welfare.

Email Ramie Martin-Galijatovic

Phone:  502-852-3230 (desk) / 502-262-6005 (cell)

Deborah McMurray works with Practicum Students in the Louisville area

Adjunct Instructor II, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; School-Site Coordinator/Counselor, Archdiocese of Louisville, St. Nicholas Academy

MSW Saint Louis University; BA Illinois State University

Interests: working with children and adolescents in an educational setting

EMAIL Deborah McMurray Phone: 502-368-8506x324

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Larry Michalczyk works with Practicum Students in the Louisville and Indiana areas

Family Therapy Instructor, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Indiana Youth PRO and Indiana Youth Institute

MSSW, University of Louisville; BA Loyola University

Interests: community child protection, foster care systems reform, management consulting, youth development and racial disproportionality

EMAIL Larry Michalczyk Phone: 502-494-6950

Linda Murray works with Practicum Students in the Louisville area

Adjunct Instructor I, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Retired with over 37 years experience in social services with Metro Louisville

MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; BA Eastern Kentucky University

Interests: mediator with Just Solutions Mediation Services and approved AOC Mediator for Family and General Civil Cases, experience in working with elderly and disabled.

EMAIL Linda Murray Phone: 502-459-5539

Phyllis Parker works with MFT Practicum Students in the Louisville area

Adjunct Instructor III, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Retired with over 30 years of experience in Kentucky state government

MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; BS University of Louisville

Interests: mental health.

EMAIL Phyllis Parker Phone: 502-564-4448

Andy Patterson works with Practicum Students in the Louisville area

Adjunct Associate Professor, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Director, Phoenix Health Center, Louisville, KY

PhD University of Louisville; MSW Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; BS Jacksonville State University

Interests: homelessness and poverty issues, nonprofit management, program evaluation, housing

EMAIL Andy Patterson Phone: 502-569-1670

Deborah Rattle works with Practicum Students in the Louisville area

Adjunct Instructor I, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Planning Officer, Seven Counties Services, Louisville, KY (Retired)

MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; BA University of Louisville

Interests: supportive housing, geriatrics, mental health

EMAIL Deborah Rattle Phone: 502-254-7153

Sharon Sanders works with Practicum students in the Louisville area

Adjunct Instructor III, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Unit Manager, Seven Counties Services, Louisville, KY

MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; MA Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; BME Samford University

Interests: children & families, social work & the law

EMAIL Sharon Sanders Phone: 502-649-4682

Becky Smith works with Practicum Students in the Louisville area

Adjunct Instructor I, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Program Director, Fiduciary Services, GuardiaCare Services, Louisville, KY

MSSW Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; BA University of Louisville

Interests: services for the elderly, elder abuse prevention, adult guardianship services.

EMAIL Becky Smith: Phone: 502-456-1568

Larry Wells works with Practicum Students in the Northern Kentucky area

Adjunct Instructor I, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Expanding work for Future Life Now (www.futurelifenow.com). NLP practice & consulting

MSW University of Kentucky; M.Div. Eden Theological Seminary; BSEd Pittsburg State University

Interests: neuro linguistics programming master practitioner, cancer support group facilitator, integral studies & business

EMAIL Larry Wells Phone: 513-541-5720

Juanita Westerfield works with Practicum Students in the Southeastern Kentucky area

Adjunct Instructor III, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Extended Campus Field Coordinator, Eastern KY University

MSW, MPA Ohio State University; BA Cumberland College

Interests:  adult mental health

EMAIL Juanita Westerfield Phone: 606-528-0551

Steve Williams works with Practicum Students in the Louisville area

Adjunct Instructor I, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Grant Writer, Home of the Innocents, Louisville, KY

MSW Carver School of Social Work; BA University of Louisville

Interests: services to children, youth & homeless, fund raising.

EMAIL Steve Williams Phone: 502-596-1024