Kathy Mack

By Vivian Shipe

KNOXVILLE, TN — Kathy Mack, Chief Youth Engagement Officer for the YWCA of Tennessee Valley received the Online BSSW Field Instructor of the Year award from the University of Tennessee College of Social Work.

The BSSW (Bachelor of Science in Social Work) is a four-year degree program designed to provide knowledge in social work practice and social and human welfare. The online program is designed for transfer students and offers elective classes in much-needed areas such as trauma informed care, crisis prevention, substance abuse, mental illness and suicidology.

Scholars applying for this program enter a rigorous program dedicated to anti-racism, and a mission to advance social, economic, and environmental justice through teaching, community engaged research and community service.