Ann Obermann, LCSW is a doctoral student in the Graduate School of Social Work. Her research interest is in the organizational health of human service organizations and how this directly effects client outcomes and quality of services. In addition, she is looking at direct and or vicarious trauma's effect on an organization, its employees, and those it serves. Ann has been an adjunct professor at the University of Denver for the past 4 years teaching Trauma Interventions in Social Work and the Cause and Consequences of Child Maltreatment.
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 the 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 Student, Graduate School of Social Work
University of Denver