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Joanne Cacciatore

Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3920
Senior Global Futures Scholar
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3920
Assoc Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3920
Biography: 

Joanne Cacciatore is an Associate Professor in the SSW at ASU. Her area of research and practice is traumatic grief. She founded the MISS Foundation, an international NGO that aids families whose children are dying or have died, in 1996. She also started the first restorative community for traumatic grief, Selah Carefarm, located in northern Arizona where grievers from around the world come for counseling in a natural setting, helping take care of more than 40 animals rescued from abuse,  homelessness, and torture. She teaches a course on restorative spaces at the carefarm, featured in Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry's docuseries, The Me You Can't See, on AppleTV and served as a member of their mental health advisory team for the series.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Master's degree. Social Work, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor's degree. Psychology, Arizona State University
Research Interests: 

Perinatal death, child death, traumatic grief, carefarming, sustainability, human-animal connection, culturally competency, trauma, mindfulness, meditation, community and social support, policy and advocacy, carefarming

http://ssw.asu.edu/filelib/faculty/joanne_cacciatore_vita.pdf

Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PRM 494Special Topics
SWU 494Special Topics
SWG 576War and Disaster
SWG 598Special Topics
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 577Traumatic Death
SWG 693Applied Project
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 591Seminar
SWG 640Professional Seminar II
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CPP 494Special Topics
CPP 591Seminar
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 511Foundation Practice II
SWG 577Traumatic Death
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 591Seminar
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 511Foundation Practice II
SWG 577Traumatic Death
CRD 599Thesis
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 510Foundation Practice I
SWG 591Seminar
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 511Foundation Practice II
SWG 577Traumatic Death
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 510Foundation Practice I
SWG 591Seminar
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 502Macro Human Behav Soc Environ
SWG 577Traumatic Death