Highlights, News, and Events

Thinking about majoring in Social Work? Join the Social Work Orientation Meetings
Friday, October 17 from 2-3 pm
Tuesday, November 4 from 3-4:30 pm
Thursday, December 4 from 3:30-4:30 pm
RSVP here. RSVP recommended, but not required.

MSW Info Session
Monday, September 29
6 p.m.
CUB 119

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    Contact Information

    Department of Social Work & Gerontology
    Shippensburg University
    382 Shippen Hall
    1871 Old Main Drive
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 477-1717
    dfjaco@ship.edu  

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    Advisory Council

    Council Membership

    Ms. Dorothy Andrews, MSW, Alumnus
    Violence Prevention Coordinator
    Dickinson College
    Work Phone: (717) 245-1893

     Dr. Dara Bergel Bourassa, Gerontology Director
    Department of Social Work and Gerontology, Shippensburg University
    Work Phone: (717) 477-1969

    Dr. Sam Benbow, Alumnus
    Department of Social Work and Gerontology, Shippensburg University
    Work Phone: (717) 477-1469

    Ms. Linda Butts, MSW, BSW Alumnus
    Director, Shippensburg Head Start
    Work Phone (717) 477-1626

    Ms. Sue Carbaugh, MSW, Alumnus
    Director, Cumberland/Perry IDD Services

    Dr. Jennifer Clements, Field Coordinator BSW Program
    Department of Social Work and Gerontology, Shippensburg University
    Work Phone: (717) 477-1633

    Ms. Dianne Elsom, LCSW
    Centerpoint Counseling and Consulting, Chambersburg, PA
    Work Phone (717)-267-2081

    Dr. Liz Fisher, BSW Director
    Department of Social Work and Gerontology, Shippensburg University
    Work Phone: (717) 477-1655

    Mr. Mitch Gardner, BSW Alumnus

    Ms. Wendy Hoverter, MSW, Alumnus
    Director, Social Services, Cumberland County Children & Youth
    Work Phone: (717) 240-6424

    Dr. Deborah Jacobs, Department Chair, MU-SU MSW Co-director
    Department of Social Work and Gerontology
    Work Phone: (717) 477-1276

    Ms. Cecelia Luna, BSW, MSW Alumnus
    Holy Spirit Hospital

    Ms. Laura Masgalas, BSW, MSW Alumnus
    YWCA of Carlisle

    Dr. Dorlisa Minnick, MU-SU MSW Field Co-director
    Department of Social Work and Gerontology, Shippensburg University
    Work Phone: (7171) 477-1785

    Ms. Robin Moore, BSW, MSW, Alumnus
    Lutheran Life Services

    Ms. Gail Witwer, Alumnus
    Carlisle Area Health and Wellness Foundation
    Work Phone: (717) 960-9009 ext: 8