Katherine McCarthy, MSW, Ph.D., LCSW, MA LICSW; IL LCSW

Interim IUPUI BSW Program Director / Assistant Professor

ES 4138J
902 West New York St
(317) 274-8393
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Katie McCarthy has been with the IUPUI School of Social Work since August, 2013. She has over a decade of experience as a social worker addressing issues of mental health. In Boston she worked with teenagers in day treatment programs and schools, and she worked with adults in community mental health agencies. She also spent several years as a college counselor in Illinois. She completed her doctoral studies Smith College School for Social Work. Her dissertation explored issues of college mental health and secondary trauma.  She continues to explore methods of supporting and strengthening student wellness and social work pedagogy. She currently teaches primarily in the MSW Direct program, focusing on practice, theory, and assessment. Katie has an MSW in Clinical Social Work from Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, and a BS in Biology/ English from the University of Notre Dame.