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Professor/Program Director, Social Work Program



Dr. Grettenberger joined CMU in 2002 as the field director and became the program director in 2006. Her social work practice was both as a direct service worker and as an administrator in nonprofit agencies. She worked in HIV/AIDS, child welfare, domestic violence and substance abuse in Chicago and Michigan. She has researched federal faith-based initiatives and done assessment related to HIV/AIDS. She has served as an officer on the Board of Directors for national and state social work associations.

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1997

M.P.A., Michigan State University, 1996

M.S.W., Jane Addams College of Social Work, 1985

A.B., Albion College, 1977

Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD); Treasurer-elect (2008); Treasurer (2009-2010)

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA); Founding Vice-chair, Section on values, religion, altruism and drawbacks

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Board of Ethics, City of Lansing, Michigan

Domestic Violence program volunteer training, Lansing, MI