Case manager — DSS
Explain your career path
I’m a social worker for the state of Missouri. I get to advocate for families.
What was your major at Southeast and how would you characterize the quality of that program to prospective students?
Family studies. I had the best professors even in the midst of a pandemic they were great and made us feel like we were still part of a team and not self taught. I found my classes therapeutic
Why did you choose to attend Southeast?
My husband graduated from there.
Who influenced you most during your time at Southeast?
My last three professors in the family studies program
Share your best college memory.
The videos we did weekly via an app I can’t remember but we felt like we were a part of the class. And we responded to our teams videos with video responses.
What is the most important thing you learned while you were at Southeast?
How trauma affects individuals differently.
Describe Southeast in three words.
Amazing, organized, caring
What advice would you give current students or recent graduates interested in pursuing a career in your professional field?
Patience and understanding is Key, we all have our own biases learn yours so you can figure out how to work past them