School of Social Work


Shelley Schuurman, Ph.D., LMSW
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Michigan State University
MSW, Western Michigan University
BA, Calvin College

Teaching at GVSU since: August 2002

Contact Information:
Phone: 616-331-6590
369 C DeVos Center
Picture of Dr. Shelley Schuurman

Areas of Specialty
Social work practice with children, adolescents and families; sexualized and aggressive children; trauma and loss issues; family therapy, parent advocacy and parenting issues; team building, experiential learning and group work; Adult learning theory; Curriculum development and emotional and social competencies that contribute to competent professional performance.

Community Involvement
Workshop and conference presenter on a variety of topics related to children, adolescents and families.

Supervision Options

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