Molly NorrisPage address: http://sbs.mnsu.edu/socialwork/faculty/norris.html
Molly P. Norris joined the Social Work faculty for the 2002-03 academic year as a fixed term faculty; since then she has taught SOWK-430 (Social Work in School Settings) as an adjunct faculty member. She has a MSW from the University of St. Thomas and College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota. She has a B.S. degree in Corrections from Minnesota State University Mankato.
Molly has worked for the past 10+ years in a variety of settings in the social work field; currently she is the lead school social worker for District 77 (Mankato area schools). Most of Molly's social work career has been focused on children and families working specifically with high risk children with developmental disabilities and emotional and behavioral disabilities. She has worked as a school social worker and served on the administrative team in the school, a child welfare social worker, staff therapist, in home family therapist, and youth counselor.
Molly focused her research for her master level work on children coping with disaster specifically focused on students from St. Peter, Minnesota after the 1998 spring tornados.
Molly continues to have a special interest in youth and families and hopes to share her many experiences with staff and students in the upcoming school year.