Stephanie P. Wladkowski, M.S.W., LICSW

Stephanie P. Wladkowski is a doctoral candidate at Simmons School of Social Work. She has seven years of clinical practice as a social worker in hospice and palliative care. Prior to her work in hospice, she provided individual psychotherapy in a community mental health agency, college counseling center, and a residential eating disorder treatment center. Ms. Wladkowski received an MSW from Boston College Graduate School of Social Work in 2006, an MS in School Counseling from Northeastern University in 2004, and a BS in Sociology from Seattle University in 2001.

Ms. Wladkowski has presented on social work practice issues in end-of-life care nationally and her current research interests include the experience of loss for caregivers of adults with dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and social work practice and policies in aging and end-of-life care. As part of her doctoral training at Simmons, she has participated in co-teaching SW401: Social Policy and Services and SW584: Clinical Practice with Individuals: A Psychodynamic Model. She is passionate about teaching and mentoring new clinicians and strives to create a collaborative learning environment.

Courses Taught

SW 441 Social Work Research
SW 501 Practice with Older Adults