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Course

  • 42700 Family Support Principles, Practice, and Program Development

Job Experience

  • Research Assistant, Chapin Hall
  • Doctoral Research Assistant, The University of Chicago

  • Co-Founder, Chicago Doula Circle

  • Full Spectrum Doula

  • Director of Youth and Young Parent Support, YWCA of Western Massachusetts

Fields of Special Interest

  • Supports for pregnant and parenting young people
  • Pregnancy, childbirth, and the transition to parenthood
  • Reproductive justice and social work
  • Intersectional feminist approaches to research, policy, and practice

Publications or Presentations

  •  Ethier, K. (2015, November). Birthing Beyond Marginalization: Teenage Mother's Narratives of the Transition to Motherhood. National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. Milwaukee, WI.

     

Lisa Elliott, AM ’16

Lisa Elliott, AM ’16

As a social worker doing psychotherapy with children in a medical practice in Chicago’s northern suburbs, Lisa Elliott, AM ’16, feels that SSA provided her with excellent preparation to pursue a career that was shaped by her interests.