EP42: Veterinary Social Work

NASW Social Work Talks Podcast

Elizabeth B. Strand

Elizabeth B. Strand, PhD, LCSW, Director of Veterinary Social Work and Associate Professor, University of Tennessee, talks about the need for veterinary social workers and why she loves her work.

Published Nov. 26, 2019

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