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Graduates of the Mercyhurst University Social Work/Sociology Department have gone on to many challenging careers, a few examples include:

  • Supervisor, Preventative Services Gateway-Longview
  • Counselor/Transition Planner Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Family Ties Counselor, Erie Office of Children and Youth
  • Director of Long Term Care and Home and Community Based Services
  • School-Based Therapist, Mercy Behavioral Health, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Chemical Dependency Counselor, Cleveland
  • Health Care Coordinator, Pittsburgh
  • Veteran's Outreach Coordinator Edinboro University
  • Communications Director, Pax Christi USA
  • Aftercare Coordinator, Mercy Center for Women, Erie
  • Community Outreach Staff, University of Pittsburgh, Office of Child Development
  • Community Health Educator, Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic, Suffolk County, N.Y.
  • Assessor and care consultant, Benjamin Rose, a homecare agency for elderly
  • Family Therapist, Three Rivers Youth, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Hospital Social Worker, NYC.
  • Community Justice Officer, Erie County Probation
  • Family Counselor, Gateway-Longview, Inc., Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Director of Social Services, Millcreek Community Hospital, Erie, Pa.
  • Clinical Social Worker, Bellflower Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Supervisor of Reentry Programs, Norfolk County House of Corrections
  • Permanency Preparation Program Coordinator, Three Rivers Adoption Council, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • School Social Worker, Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Director of Social Service, Franklin Plaza, Cleveland, Ohio, a rehab/long-term care/mental health facility
  • Mobile Therapist, Family Counseling and Children Services, Meadville/Conneaut Lake, Pa.
  • Jesuit Volunteer Corps Member, FAITH Services, working with people suffering from HIV/AIDS

Mercyhurst students have also gone on to graduate school programs in social work/sociology at Case Western Reserve, University of Chicago, Columbia, Stony Brook University, University of Pittsburgh, University of Michigan, Syracuse University and more.

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