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Barbara Arnold
Junghee Bae
Giselle Balfour
Shena Brown
Dana Dillard
Lindsey Disney
Katherine Gower
Amanda Ham
Christi Hardeman
Catherine Harm
Leslie Herbert
Hollie Hutchinson
Joel Izlar
Porter Jennings
Eunhye Kim
Megan Lee
Sunwoo Lee
Tenesha Littleton
Yolanda Machado-Escudero
Stephen McGarity
George Mois
Tatiana Otalora
Jana Pruett
Greg Purser
Abha Rai
Sherinah Saasa
Brian Simmons
Sara Skinner
Trasie Topple
Xiaochuan Wang
Taylor Yates

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Ph.D. Candidate Profile


Catherine Harm

MSW, University of Georgia, 2007
BSW, University of Georgia, 2003

Catherine Harm, LCSW, received her BSW with a dual minor in history and political science from Columbia College in 2003.  Following graduation, she spent the next several years working in Georgia's public child welfare system first as a child protective services investigator and later as a supervisor.  She specialized in child fatalities, foster home investigations, sexual abuse cases, and high profile cases. She continued to work while earning her MSW from the University of Georgia in 2007. In 2009, she started teaching online classes for both associate degree and Bachelor degree classes in human services. In 2010, Harm went to work for a private child placing agency as a clinical supervisor for their foster care division and with a mental health agency as a part time therapist.  After starting the doctoral program in 2011, she left the CPA and has worked full time in mental health. She has taught both diversity and social justice classes and enjoys interacting with her students.  Harm has also presented at local, national, and international conferences regarding animal assisted therapy.  She is currently working in mental health as a supervisor and manages the mental health services for 3 different counties while completing her doctoral degree.  

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