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Courtney Elizabeth Wiest EdD MSW

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    Courtney Elizabeth Wiest EdD MSW

    Associate Director of Graduate Social Work & Assistant Professor of Graduate Social Work

    Dr. Courtney Wiest has a Doctorate degree in Post Secondary Education Leadership and a Master's in Social Work. She is currently a full-time Assistant Professor in the MSW program at Saint Leo University in Dade City, Florida. Along with her teaching duties, she is the Field Director for the MSW program. Dr. Wiest has been at Saint Leo for the last ten years. Before she was a full-time instructor at Saint Leo, she was a Behavior Specialist at the local high school in Dade City, Florida. In her earlier career, she was in the field of social work working with children and families in the dependency system. Courtney Wiest's current research interests are: goals are higher education and online learning, particularly related to sense of community in the online environment.

    Education

    • Doctorate in Education Leadership Argosy University
    • Master of Social Work University of Central Florida
    • Bachelor of Social Work Saint Leo University

    Courses Taught

    • SWK 121-Introduction to Social Work
    • SWK 333-Methods of Practice II
    • SWK 333- Methods of Social Work Practice II
    • SWK 121-Introduction to Social Work
    • HUS 425- Human Service Field Placement
    • HUS 125-Human Service Field Placement
    • SSC 101- Human Behavior Perspective
    • SWK 121 Introduction to Social Work
    • SWK 315-Human Behavior in the Social Environment I
    • SWK 421-Methods of Social Work Practice III Blended online and on ground
    • SWK 333-Methods of Social Work Practice II
    • SWK 317-Human Behavior in the Social Environment II HUS 101-Service Learning
    • SWK 530 Methods of Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families Blended online
    • SWK 530 Methods of Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families Blended online
    • SWK 560 Methods of Social Work Practice with Groups
    • SWK 580 Field Practicum I
    • SWK 610 Leadership
    • SWK 645 Field Practicum III
    • SWK 660 Field Practicum IV