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Brett Petersen

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Lecturer & MSW Coordinator
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3920
Lecturer
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3920
Biography: 

Brett Petersen is a full-time instructor within the School of Social Work at Arizona State University. Brett is a proud Sun Devil and alumni graduating with his MSW in 2011. Brett is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and works as a direct practitioner for a local counseling agency specializing in working with adults and adolescents facing issues with trauma, anxiety and depression. He is trained in several modalities including DBT, ACT, CBT, and EMDR.

Brett Petersen also has extensive experience providing social work on the community level. Brett worked with several agencies assisting older adults including serving as the Early Stage program coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association. Brett has facilitated several caregiver support and psychoeducation groups across the valley. He collaborated with several community organizations and has chaired the LGBT Boomers and Beyond Coalition, an organization that helps LGBT seniors find and access community resources. Brett is passionate about working with future social workers and helping them learn their profession. 

In the Fall of 2019, Brett Petersen, was appointed as the MSW Program Coordinator and works students and faculty to ensure the Master’s program is the very best it can be.

Education: 

M.S.W. Arizona State University 2011

Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 514Bridge Seminar I
SWG 584Internship
SWG 599Thesis
SWG 690Reading and Conference
SWG 695Continuing Registration
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 584Internship
SWG 592Research
SWG 599Thesis
SWG 610Adv Social Work Practice III
SWG 690Reading and Conference
SWG 695Continuing Registration
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 584Internship
SWG 592Research
SWG 599Thesis
SWG 610Adv Social Work Practice III
SWG 690Reading and Conference
SWG 695Continuing Registration
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 514Bridge Seminar I
SWG 515Bridge Seminar II
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SWU 432Social Policy and Services
SWG 610Adv Social Work Practice III
SWG 611Social Work with Families
SWG 612Social Work with Groups
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 514Bridge Seminar I
SWG 515Bridge Seminar II
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 610Adv Social Work Practice III
SWG 612Social Work with Groups
SWG 632Policy Practice
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SWU 410Social Work Practice II
SWU 411Social Work Practice III
SWG 610Adv Social Work Practice III
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SWU 411Social Work Practice III
SWG 612Social Work with Groups
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 510Foundation Practice I
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SWU 411Social Work Practice III
SWG 612Social Work with Groups
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SWU 411Social Work Practice III