Tara Anderson joined the Department of Sociology and Social Work at UWSP in 2020. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) with over 15 years of social work practice experience, with an emphasis on substance use and mental health recovery. Anderson previously served on the Council of Social Work Education National Task Force for the Specialized Practice Curricular Guide for Substance Use Social Work Practice. She is the coordinator of UWSP’s Substance Use and Addiction Studies Minor.
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
Anderson, T. (2021, October 22). Are we meeting the challenge? Substance use disorder education for social work [Virtual Presentation]. Wisconsin Sociological Association Annual Conference, Stevens Point, WI.
Contributor. (2020). Specialized practice curricular guide for substance use social work practice. 2015 EPAS Curricular Guide Resource Series. Council on Social Work Education. https://www.cswe.org/getattachment/Education-Resources/2015-Curricular-Guides/Specialized-Practice-Curricular-Guide-for-Substance-Use-Practice.pdf.aspx
Anderson, T. (2019, June 12). What Schools of Social Work are Teaching about Substance Use Disorders: A Content Analysis of MSW Substance Use Course Syllabi. Peer-Reviewed poster presentation at the annual NASW Minnesota conference, Brooklyn Center, MN.
What I enjoy most about teaching is helping students to develop the knowledge, values, and skills to then be able to help and empower others most in need.
LAST BOOK READ
They Called Us Enemy by George Takei