Social Work faculty

School of Arts & Sciences

Social Work Faculty and Staff

Dr. Kylene Rehder - Chair

Dr. Kylene RehderJake and Jayne Lindsay Endowed Chair in Social Work
Professor of Social Work
Chair, Department of Social Work
Social Work Program Director 

Jesse Dunn 308
Office 139-Woodward 
(580) 327-8135
kdrehder@nwosu.edu
 

EDUCATION:

2013  Ed.D., Northcentral University
2003  M.S.W., University of Oklahoma
2001  B.S. in Social Work, Northwestern Oklahoma State University

LICENSURE:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers

First came to NWOSU in the fall of 2005.

TEACHING COMPETENCIES:

  • Social Work: A Helping Profession
  • Service Learning in Social Work
  • Social Work Practice with Individuals
  • Social Welfare Policies and Services
  • Communication Techniques for Social Work Methods
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Social Work Ethics and Law
  • Social Research and Evaluation

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY INTERESTS:

Technology in Social Work Education and Practice, Disaster Mental Health, Public Child Welfare, Licensure Laws and Regulation of Social Workers

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Governor Appointment to the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers
  • NASW-OK Social Worker of the Year, 2018
  • University of Oklahoma Hall of Fame Social Work Educator of the Year, 2018
  • John Sheffield Teacher of the Year, 2018
  • Featured as “100 for the 100th” Honoree by the University of Oklahoma’s Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work 
  • Child Welfare Professional Enhancement Program (CWPEP) Advisory Board Member
  • Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps (OKMRC) Disaster Mental Health Responder
  • John Barton Distinguished Teaching and Service Award, 2013
  • Northwestern’s Distinguished Service Award, 2012

Codi Harding

Codi HardingCitizens of Enid Endowed Chair
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Director of Field Experience

Room 110-Enid
(580) 213-3148
clharding@nwosu.edu
 

EDUCATION:

2018 M.S.W., University of Oklahoma
2017 B.S.W., Northwestern Oklahoma State University
2017 B.S. in Psychology, Northwestern Oklahoma State University

LICENSURE:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Provisional (LCSW-P) with the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers 

First came to NWOSU in the fall of 2021.

TEACHING COMPETENCIES:

  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • Social Work Practice with Families and Groups
  • Social Work Diversity and Social Justice
  • Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities
  • Social Work Field Education

 

 

 

 

Andrea Lauderdale, Secretary

Andrea LauderdaleAndrea Lauderdale
Secretary, Department of Social Work

Jesse Dunn 308
(580) 327-8134
amlauderdale@nwosu.edu

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