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Heidi Presslein

MSW, LICSW - Sr. Teaching Specialist/Field Coordinator
BS, Psychology, Northern Michigan University

MSW, Social Work, University of Minnesota

LICSW, Minnesota Board of Social Work

Tel: 612-624-4262

Office hours:
By Appointment

Areas of Interest

Field Instruction ~ Clinical Supervision ~ International Social Work ~ Healing Strategies ~ SED Youth ~ Family Therapy ~ Supporting Student Learning


Heidi is full-time faculty member and a field coordinator within the MSW field education team.  She provides support and training to field instructors and students, academic advising to students in our Clinical Mental Health and the Families & Children concentrations, and also teaches integrative field seminars to our foundation and concentration MSW students.  Additionally, Heidi teaches SW8152 Families and Groups course in the Foundation curriculum.  In May 2017 Heidi will lead the SSW study abroad course SW8807 International and Comparative Social Welfare Policy traveling with a group of students to Switzerland.   

Heidi participates on the Clinical Mental Health curriculum committee and is the interim chair of the SSW Diversity & Equity committee.  During the 2013-2016 school years, Heidi was the the SSW's member representative on the CEHD Professional & Administrative committee (CPAC) and the CPAC member of the CEHD Governance Council.  

Heidi has 20+ years in direct clinical practice as a therapist, supervisor, program director, and clinical director.  Heidi maintains a private practice providing individual, couples, and family therapy, and also provides individual and group supervision to persons in pursuit of LICSW licensure.