Professor Kathleen Neher | Franciscan University of Steubenville
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    Prof. Kathleen Neher

    Professor of Social Work, Field Coordinator of the Social Work Program

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    • May 2005 – Master of Social Work – Mental Health & Addiction/Executive Leadership; Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN
    • May 2001 – Bachelor of General Studies/Minor Sociology; Indiana University Kokomo, IN

    Licensure and Certification

    • Licensed Independent Social Worker – Supervision – State of Ohio License #I-1000377- SUPV
    • Licensed Social Worker – Indiana - #33005127A

    Professional Experience

    • January 2019 – Current: Field Coordinator, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, OH
    • June 2005 – Current: President/Co-Founder, Catholic Social Workers’ National Association, Cincinnati, OH
    • June 2018 – August 2018: Clinical Outreach, Family First Adolescent Services, West Palm Beach, FL
    • September 2017 – May 2018: Business Development Representative, Recovery Ways, Salt Lake City, UT
    • August 2009 – August 2017: Admission & Referral Coordinator, Lindner Center of HOPE-Sibcy & Williams House, Mason, OH
    • June 2008 – July 2009: Medical Social Worker – Emergency Department, Bethesda North Hospital, Montgomery, OH
    • January 2006-May 2008: Medical Social Worker – Emergency Department, St Vincent Hospital, Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital, Carmel Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
    • March 2003-May 2008: Executive Assistant to Chief Financial Officer, St Vincent Health/Ascension Health, Indianapolis, IN

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