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Joanie Hazelton, LMSW

Joanie Hazelton, LMSW
Joanie Hazelton, LMSW

Associate Professor
Northern Region MSW and BSW Field Director
Social Work
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • MSW, Master of Social Work, Grand Valley State University, Social Work
  • BS, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, Social Work, Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Biography

Joanie Hazelton is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Ferris State University. Joanie is the Northern Region MSW and BSW Field Director as well as a BSW Advisor to the Northern Region campus. Joanie teaches both in the MSW and BSW programs. Joanie has taught Interviewing 2, Group and Community Practice, Field Seminar, Child Welfare, Foundations of Practice and Field Orientation in the BSW program. She has also taught Advanced Field Practicum, Generalist Micro Practice and Capstone in the MSW program. Joanie currently serves as a Phi Alpha National Honor Society Advisor, is a member of numerous department committees, including the leadership team, as well as the Academic Service Learning Committee and the Coalition Against Slavery campus wide committee. Joanie received her BSW from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and her MSW from Grand Valley State University. Joanie is a Licensed Clinical and Macro Social Worker and is a Certified Trauma Professional. Joanie’s clinical experience includes professional work as a licensed therapist in the areas of adult, child, and family therapy through individual counseling, family counseling, outreach treatment, group treatment as well as experiential treatment.

Presentations

  • Lecture
    Hazelton, J., Child Welfare Inservice Training, "Trauma, Crisis Management and Working with Kids in Care," Department of Health and Human Services, Traverse City, MI, (September 2020).
  • Oral Presentation
    Hazelton, J., Holcomb, D., Thompson, C., Michigan Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Educators, "Transitioning from the classroom to the field of social work: Incorporating Secondary Traumatic Stress education and support into curriculum," Michigan Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Educators, Big Rapids, (September 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
    Hazelton, J., DHHS training for CE credits, "Secondary Traumatic Stress: combating burnout and managing stress," MI DHHS/Michigan State University, Traverse City, MI, (June 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
    Hazelton, J., Post, E., CSWE, "Interdisciplinary Education to Promote Interprofesional Collaboration in the Fight Against Human Trafficking," CSWE, Orlando, FL, (November 11, 2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Hazelton, J., Holcomb, D., Workshop, "Witnessing Trauma in the Workplace," DHHS/MSU, Big Rapids, MI, (August 17, 2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Hazelton, J., Human Trafficking Awareness, "Youth at Risk: creating an open dialogue," Big Rapids, MI, (April 2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Hazelton, J., Post, E., BPD, "Interprofessional Collaboration on Human Trafficking: Social Work, Hospitality Management and Computer Sciences," BPD, Atlanta, GA, (March 2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Hazelton, J., Post, E., Kiio, K., Herrington, H., Lilly Conference, "Hospitality Management, Social Work and Computer Information Sciences: A Collaboration," Lilly Conference, Traverse City, MI, (October 2017).
  • Oral Presentation
    Hazelton, J., Holcomb, D., Workshop, "Trauma and Crisis Management for Children in Placement," DHHS?MSU, Big Rapids, MI, (September 2017).
  • Oral Presentation
    Hazelton, J., Holcomb, D., Workshop, "Effective Placement Strategies for Children in Foster Care," DHHS/MSU, Big Rapids, MI, (May 2017).