Macro SW Shared Interest Group - Doctorate of Social Work (DSW): Is it Right for You?
Social workers can play an invaluable role as leaders in non-traditional settings due to our unique ability to view problems from a systemic and holistic perspective. This Shared Interest Group will bring together macro and mezzo social workers for a conversation on the Doctorate of Social Work degree, the requirements and process, and whether this degree is right for you.
Tiffany Timberman is part of the inaugural cohort in the DSW program at Simmons University. With an emphasis on anti-racist practice and social justice, the Simmons University DSW program focuses on leadership, advanced clinical practice, and teaching. Tiffany is currently exploring Eurocentrism and White supremacy in social-emotional learning and teacher perceptions of trauma-informed approaches. Additionally, Tiffany serves as the inaugural cohort student representative.
As the Mental Health Coach for Old Bridge School District, Tiffany supports educators' mental health and well-being through professional development and supportive counseling. She also volunteers as a Psychomancer for TakeThis.org, a gamer-focused non-profit working to end the stigma of mental illness in the gaming community and game developer industry.
Tiffany received her BSW and MSW from Stockton University and her post-graduate certificate in Adolescent Advocacy from Montclair State University. Tiffany enjoys reading LITRPG and Fantasy novels, is a student of contemplative practice, and has a cat named Boba who likes sleeping in the sink.
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