Ann Obermann, LCSW is a doctoral candidate in the Graduate School of Social Work. Her research interest is in how the organizational health of human service organizations impacts employees, client outcomes, and quality of services. Ann is currently on faculty at Metropolitan State University in the Department of Social Work and has been an adjunct professor at the University of Denver for the past 7 years teaching Direct Practice, Family Therapy, Trauma Interventions in Social Work, Causes and Consequences of Child Maltreatment, and Mental Health Assessment in Children and Youth.
Ann received her Masters of Science in Social Work from the Univeristy of Wisconsin Madison. She was the recipient of the Title IV-E grant award and concentrated in public child welfare. Her undergraduate degree is from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
Ann is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has extensive social work practice experience working in non-profit management, community mental health, and with at risk families and adolescents. She has presented at professional conferences throughout Colorado on supervision and management, neurobiology of trauma, vicarious trauma, trauma and youth, and funcitonal family therapy. Foothills Behavioral Health awarded her with the Resiliency Champion Award for outstanding strength based services with families. In addition, she was the recipient of the John Eachon Sterling Service Award from Jefferson Center for Mental Health for outstanding service within the community and organization.
Ann Obermann, MSSW, LCSW
PhD Candidate, Graduate School of Social Work
University of Denver