MSW Field Coordinator
Bloomington, IN 47401
Serretta Gordon is the new MSW Field Coordinator at the Indiana University Bloomington campus. She has a wealth of experience working with youth and families in the community. Serretta is a native of Lexington, Kentucky. She and her husband Greg moved to Indiana in 2013. Serretta has a Bachelor’s of Social Work with completion of the KY Public Child Welfare Certification Program from Kentucky State University. She also has a Master’s of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work. Serretta gives great credit to her mentors who she says motivate her to strive for excellence. Serretta has a background in working for the Child Welfare System, working with consumers in psychiatric hospital settings, KY Schools for Alcohol and Other Drug Studies, KY Family Finding Project Match Initiatives, and non-profit and for-profit agencies with families and children. Serretta thrives on her goals for promoting positive change around her and encourages others to reach their goals. She says wanting to promote this change lead to her study abroad on various trips to learn about other cultures including the March of Remembrance Voyage to Poland for Holocaust Studies. She also toured London, England and Dublin, Ireland for European studies. She acknowledges the “Village” of Lexington, KY that taught her how to care for herself and in turn care for others, and she says that every experience she had throughout her adolescence has shaped who she is today. Serretta believes she has found a joy in her new home in Bloomington, IN where she has settled into new roots as a member of the community. She is a proud member of Bethel AME Church Bloomington and says that her spirituality is everything! She also takes pride in partnerships with other organizations such as the Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County as she loves working with youth and has devoted her time to the development of the youth in the state of Indiana both as an employee, but also as a volunteer. Serretta also participated in the Bloomington Citizen’s Academy and she is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Bloomington Graduate Chapter. Serretta strives to learn more and fuel her passion in the social work profession and looks forward to building more partnerships as she builds her career at Indiana University.