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Michelle T. Brandt MSW, LSW

Assistant Director of Field Education for Online MSW Program

  • MSW Social Work 2011

    Marywood University (PA)

  • BA Social Work 1991

    Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (PA)

  • SW 503 Interpersonal Processes

  • SW 670 Grief and Loss Across the Life Cycle

Based on my practice experiences, I have interest in ethics in palliative and end-of-life care, complex family dynamics in palliative and end-of-life care, the role and perception of social workers in the medical setting, and social work field education in online MSW programs.

Selected Publications

  • Brandt, M. & Giamportone, K. (2014, November). Understanding the nuances of palliative care and managing complex patient and family dynamics in the palliative care setting. Presentation at the 2014 Tri-County Regional Ethics Committee Educational Conference, Mt. Laurel, NJ.

  • Brandt, M. (2012, October). Maintaining hope in the presence of suffering: Managing reactions to client illness and death. Presentation at Marywood University School of Social Work, Lehigh Valley and Reading Fall Field Gathering, Center Valley, PA.

  • Black, P., & Brandt, M. (2011, November). End-of-life ethics: Challenges confronting health care professionals. Presentation at the 2011 Tri-County Regional Ethics Committee Educational Conference, Mt. Laurel, NJ.

National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW)