Assistant Director, Field Education and Director, Lowy-GEM Program in Aging
Ms. Goldhaber came to the School of Social Work in 1990 after 16 years at McLean Hospital Children’s Center, where she held positions as administrative social worker in the Inpatient and Outpatient Departments and served as the coordinator of training for social work interns and fellows. As director of Advising & Field Education for the SSW Online MSW Program, she is responsible for developing and overseeing a student-centered advising and field education program across the country, within the students’ own communities. As the director of the Lowy-GEM Program in Aging, she is responsible for all aspects of this field education–based specialization in aging, including the oversight of two concurrent field placements for each student and a monthly seminar. She also serves as the faculty advisor for a number of students in the program. Ms. Goldhaber teaches Clinical Practice with Older Adults, an advanced clinical elective and the Field Preparation Seminar, for first-year, part-time Charles River Campus students. Ms. Goldhaber received her MSW from Simmons College in 1974.