Fredi Giesler, BA in Social Welfare (Pacific Lutheran University), MSW (University of Washington), and Ph.D. in Social Welfare (University of Washington).
Dr. Giesler joined the faculty in August, 2002 as an Assistant Professor. She has over 20 years of social work practice experience, over eight years of college-level teaching experience, and 15 years of program evaluation and research experience. Before joining academia, she was the Program Manager of the Washington Council for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect in Seattle (Children's Trust Fund). Dr. Giesler teaches Generalist Practice with Groups and SW Supervision and Management. Her primary areas of interest are child welfare and in prevention science, especially as it relates to prevention of child maltreatment and promoting family well-being. Dr. Giesler is a member of NASW, BPD and CSWE. She is currently working on child welfare outcomes research.
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