Stephanie Gerlek - Evangel University be_ixf;ym_202107 d_28; ct_50

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Stephanie Gerlek

Adjunct Professor


BSW- Evangel University, 2004; MSW- Roberts Wesleyan College, 2005. LCSW since 2008. Social Worker at Pregnancy Care Center from 2005-2009, Match Support Coordinator at Shapes Mentoring Program 2009-2011, Therapist with Compass Counseling Services, LLC 2011-2012, Mental Health Therapist at Ozarks Medical Center in Mtn. Grove, MO 2012- 2015, Behavioral Health Consultant at Jordan Valley Community Health Center, 2015-Present


Welcome! I am passionate about teaching others how to create positive change in their community; whether that is on a community-wide level or on an individual level.

Job Responsibilities: Teaching adjunct classes for the Behavioral Science and Adult & Graduate Studies departments.

Org Memberships: NASW NASW- MO Chapter

Courses Taught: SWK 355: Intro. to Social Policy Analysis
SOCI/SWK 480: Methods of Research
SOCI/SWK 496: Guided Research in Social Work/Sociology SOCA 232: Community Interventions to Social Problems

Started Work: 2005

Favorite Thing About Work: Knowing that everyday I make a difference in someone’s life.

Was an Evangel Student: 2000-2004

Favorite Memory as a Student: Too many memories to choose from!! Here’s a few: numerous spontaneous road trips to here, there and everywhere; prank wars with brother floors, turning a car into a decapitated Raven for homecoming, Powderpuff football championship mud game, and New Year’s in Boston with EU friends.

Originally From: Scottsbluff, NE

Personal Information: I am married to the program director of Alice 95.5, and have one daughter and two dogs, aka “furkids,” Maximus and Sophie. I love sports- especially college football (Go Huskers!), enjoy hiking and being outdoors, and spending time with my family.