Donna Van Peursem ’92 Associate Professor of Social Work

DonnaVan Peursem

M.S.W., University of Nebraska-Omaha
B.A., Northwestern College

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Donna Van Peursem is a licensed social worker who earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is a Northwestern College graduate who has extensive experience in individual, marital, family and group therapy. Prior to joining NWC's faculty, she was a mental health therapist at the Creative Living Center in Rock Valley, Iowa. She also worked as a therapist for Family Service in Omaha.

Van Peursem, D. & Stokes, V. (September, 2016). Ethical Issues in the Age of Technology & Social Media. Presented a 3 hour Continuing Education for Ethics Credit to Local Practitioners.

Van Peursem, D. & Stokes, V. (July, 2015) Ethical Dilemmas Surrounding Social Media & Technology for Social Workers in Rural Practice Settings. Presented at the 40th National Institute for Social Work & Human Services in Rural Areas in Vermillion, South Dakota.

Creative Living Center, Rock Valley, IA

Family Service, Omaha, NE

Licensed Independent Social Worker with the State of Iowa

National Association of Social Workers

National Association of Social Workers - Iowa

National Association of Christian Social Workers