Center for Communication and Social Development
1310 W. Pleasant St., Office 132
Davenport, Iowa 52804
Dr. Katie Van Blair joined the faculty in the School of Social work in 2001, and became director during summer 2008.
Her teaching interests include Concentration Field Seminar and Ethics, Couple and Family Therapy and Feminist Family Therapy. Prior to joining the faculty at SAU, Dr. Van Blair was in private practice full-time Davenport, Iowa. As a practicing therapist since 1994, Dr. Van Blair still maintains her practice part-time, seeing individuals, couples and families around a variety of presenting issues.
Purdue University, Richmond, Ind.
Marriage and Family Therapy
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
St. Ambrose University
Psychology and Sociology
BA, Psychology and Sociology, 1992
Concentration Field Seminar
Couple and Family Therapy
Empowerment Social Work in Mental Health
Feminist Social Work
Strzepek, K., Jacobson, B., & Van Blair, K (2011). The Long Table Model: Bringing Transnational Debates to a Small Midwestern University. In Sierra, M & Roman-Odio, C. (Eds), Transnational Borderlands in Women's Global Networks: The Making of Cultural Resistance. Palgrave McMillan, New York.
Dr. Van Blair is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, Council on Social Work Education, National Association of Deans and Directors of Social Work, and American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.
She has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Iowa for 14 years. Additionally, she has served as a board member for the Scott County Regional Authority in addition to multiple other community service endeavors.
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