Adjunct Faculty

Linda Puretz, M.S.W.

phone: 617-521-2928


Linda Puretz has been a faculty advisor for the Simmons SSW for five years. She received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Maryland. A practicing social worker for over 35 years, Ms. Puretz has worked in the fields of family service, medical social work, employee assistance, clinic mental health, geriatrics, and substance abuse, where she has experience with individuals, couples, families, and groups as well as advocacy work. She has also been a field instructor for social work students. She is currently in private practice and on the staff of a mental health clinic. In addition she provides private supervision to social work practitioners. Her affiliations include NASW and ABSW and she has a BCD in Clinical Social Work.

Courses Taught

SW 446 & 447 Field Education