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Social Work Advisory Committee

The Social Work Advisory Committee is comprised of professionals from a variety of practice settings. The purpose of this committee is to provide a continuing forum to update and inform Jefferson College on current issues, trends, data, job opportunities, and practices in the field of Social Work.  

Jefferson College Social Work Advisory Committee Members:

Susan Welch, Chair, MSW, LCSW

Associate Professor of Sociology & Social Work
Jefferson College

Jama Anthony-Petter

Jama Anthony-Petter, MSW, LCSW

Family Therapist
A New Direction Counseling

Gayle Beck, BSW

District Social Worker
Fox C-6 School District


Judson R. Bliss, LPC, LCSW, PhD

Regional Office Director
Saint Louis Counseling

Angela Brumfield, BSW

Community Support Specialist
BJC Behavioral Health

Katie Dalton, MSW, LCSW

Executive Director
Crime Victim Center

Melanie Gowdy, MSW

Social Worker
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

Sharon Jackson, MSW, LCSW, BCD

Director of Field Education for Social Work/Assistant Professor of Social Work
Maryville University

Shellie Knuckles, MSW

Children's Services Supervisor
Jefferson County Children's Division

Rebecca Mills, LMSW

Social Worker II 
Mercy Hospital Jefferson

Cyndi Morgan, BSW, MBA/HCM, LNHA

Assistant Administrator
Crystal Oaks Skilled Care, Assisted Living and Rehabilitation Center

Carol Newmark, MSW, LCSW

Case Management Social Worker
Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Sherry Snoke, MSW, LCSW

Renal Social Worker
DaVita Dialysis-Crystal City, Arnold & Farmington

Debbie Wolf, MSW, LCSW

Program Manager-Pregnancy and Parenting Services
Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri


Accredited Social Work Programs

The Council on Social Work
Education (CSWE) is the
accrediting body for Bachelor's
and Master's level schools 
of Social Work. In order
to use the title of Social
Worker, you must attend
an accredited school. View
the list in order to ensure your
next school is accredited:

Directory of Accredited Programs

Questions? Contact:
Suzie Welch

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