UW School of Social Work

4101 15th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105-6299

Organization URL: Website
Main Phone: 206-543-5640
Fax: 206-543-1228

Larisa V. Baturevych

Larisa V. Baturevych


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Larisa Baturevych has more than 12 years of professional experience working at the University of Washington. She received a bachelor of science degree from Central Washington University in 2000 with majors in accounting and business administration. 

In 2001, Larisa began her UW career and is currently working as a CWTAP manager. Her work consists of managing the program and providing statewide assistance to more than 150 CWTAP students and staff.

Patricia Erdman

Patricia Erdman


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Patricia is the Regional Education and Training Administrator for the Alliance. She has been with the organization since its inception in 2012. Patricia currently supervises a team of Focused Coaches and Facilitators that deliver coaching activities, Core and In-Service training to the Department of Children, Youth and Families workforce.

Patricia earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Washington State University and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Eastern Washington University as a CWTAP student. In December 2020 she received her Washington State licensure.

Amelia Gavin

Amelia Gavin


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Dr. Amelia Gavin received her doctorate in Social Work and Political Science from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, the same institution that granted her an MSW and MPP (Masters in Public Policy). During her graduate program she was awarded the National Institute of Mental Health Dissertation Grant for her research studying depression and birth outcomes among African-American women.

Bonnie Duran

Bonnie Duran


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Bonnie Duran, Dr.PH, (mixed race Opelousas/Coushatta descendent) is a professor in the schools of social work and public health at the University of Washington. She is also on the leadership team at the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute. She received her doctor in pubic health degree from UC Berkeley School of Public Health in 1997. Bonnie teaches graduate courses in Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) and mindfulness.

Shannon Harper

Shannon Harper


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Harper works with the WCPC Social Policy Research Fellows to find and develop their research placements, authors written products including the Poverty Flash Series and the Dialogues on Research and Policy, and helps organize the WCPC Roundtables. Prior to joining the WCPC, Shannon worked in Washington, D.C. and Oakland, California, doing research on the effects of welfare reform at the state and national levels.

Stacey De Fries

Stacey De Fries


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Stacey De Fries joined the School of Social Work faculty as a full-time lecturer and field faculty instructor in 2011. She teaches in field education courses and across the MSW curriculum..