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Thalia Anderen


969 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Areas of Expertise
Mental Health
Social Work
Substance Abuse
Integrative DSM-V Assessment

This course covers the description, classification, evaluation, and diagnosis of the adult psychiatric disorders described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of...

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Social Intervention: Direct Practice I

This two-quarter course emphasizes the design and practice of social work interventions at the individual, family, and group levels. Students are introduced to the values...

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  • 30100 Social Intervention: Direct Practice

Job Experience

  • Currently the owner of Anderen Counselling and Consulting
  • Former Program Chair for the Social Work and Addiction Studies programs at Bow Valley College (Calgary, AB)
  • Former Associate Director of Counselling Initiatives at Calgary Counselling Centre
  • Former Clinical Supervisor at Family Centers, Inc. (Connecticut)

Fields of Special Interest

  • Education
  • Social Work
  • Mental Health
  • Psychology
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma


  • Presenter at the Canadian Social Work Doctoral Student Network Conference: Co-creating Brave Spaces for Scholarship in May 2022 on a presentation entitled: “Student-Initiated Confrontations: The Development and Field Testing of a workshop to Address Gaps in Teacher Training for Post-Secondary Social Work and Human Services Educators”

  • Recipient of the 2021 Aldrich Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Conference Award for Best Oral (Full-length) Talk through Memorial University for presentation entitled: “Student-Initiated Confrontations in Post-Secondary Education: Addressing Gaps in Teacher Training through the Development and Field Testing of a Workshop”