Colleen is an alumni of the BSW program here at UW Oshkosh. She received her Master's in Social Work from UW- Milwaukee. Colleen began teaching as an ad hoc faculty in fall 2005.
She joined the Social Work department full time in spring 2008 as an academic instructional staff member. Colleen has taught multiple courses in the BSW program, including: Intro to Social Work, Transitions in the Family Life Cycle, Interpersonal Skills, Generalist Practice, Generalist Practice Interviewing Lab, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Applied Generalist Practice Field I and II. She has also taught Field Seminar in the MSW program. In addition to teaching responsibilities, Colleen is also one of the Social Work program advisors, as well as part of the BSW Admissions Committee, and Field Committee.
Colleen has been in social work practice in the Fox Valley for about 22 years. Colleen has been practicing as an oncology social worker for the Thedacare Regional Cancer Center for the past 14 years. Throughout her career, Colleen has also provided supervision to both BSW and MSW Field students. Her area of interests include: oncology, palliative care and hospice social work.
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