Rossana

Rossana Ishee (2)Rossana Ishee

Email: rishee@uh.edu

Hometown: H-Town baby!

Undergraduate University & Major:University of Houston, College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences – Psychology Major.  Go Coogs!!

GCSW Degree Sought: MSW

Concentration: Clinical – Health & Behavioral Health Specialization

Anticipated graduation date: May 2018

Classes completed/currently enrolled: 2nd year: Brief Targeted Interventions, Evaluation of SW Practice, Substance Abuse and Strategies for Community Development

First field placement (Field I & II):

Northwest Assistance Ministries – Family Violence Center

Field I & II

Working with victims of domestic abuse.

Second field placement (Field III & IV): 

Shield Bearer Counseling Center

Currently in Field III

Providing therapy sessions to individuals and adolescents. This includes client intakes, creating treatment plans and therapy notes.

Activities and/or Organizations:

  • GCSW Student Ambassador

Scholarships/Funding:

            S.H.I.N.E. Scholarship recipient

Why social work?

My aim is to help individuals and families, particularly those who are “forgotten” or “overlooked” by society. Everyone deserves to be treated fairly and with dignity. I hope to join forces with other social workers in challenging the status quo with regards to mental health issues.

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