Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina
Undergraduate University & Major: Palm Beach Atlantic University, Dance and Psychology
GCSW Degree Sought: MSW
Concentration: Macro with a Political Social Work Specialization
Anticipated graduation date: May 2017
Classes completed/currently enrolled: Completed first year and a half including courses such as DSM, Global Justice, Assessment, Trauma Therapy, Policy Analysis etc.
First field placement: I was an intern at Freedom Place, a residential treatment facility specifically for minor girls who are sex trafficking survivors. I have the opportunity to be involved in both the program development side as well as the clinical aspect.
Activities and/or Organizations:
– GCSW Student Ambassador
– Student Association Vice President
-Austin Legislative Program
– YoungLife for College students
Why social work?
Social Work uniquely encompasses people and policy. I am interested in the direct impact that therapy can have on an individual but also influencing policy to create sustainable change in communities.