Mary Kay Morand

Mary Kay Morand
Field Learning Specialist

Office: 230 Windsor Hall
167 Ferry St.
Windsor, ON N9A 0C5
(519) 253-3000 ext.6772
Email: mkmorand@uwindsor.ca

Scholarly/Professional Practice Interests

  • Youth Justice:  Open and Secure Custody Facilities, Integrative service delivery, youth gangs
  • Children and Youth mental health: outpatient, day treatment, residential treatment
  • Substance use and harm reduction
  • Trauma and loss
  • Youth and Community Housing

Educational Background

MSW, University of Windsor, 2008
BSW, University of Windsor, 1985

Courses Taught

Disability Studies

DISB 3010, Theory of Disability and the Social Model
DISB 3020, Historical Approaches to People with Disabilities

Undergraduate

SWRK 3360, Theory and Practice of Social Work with Individuals
SWRK 3390, Theory and Practice of Social Work with Communities and Organizations
SWRK 3570, Child Welfare
SWRK 3710, Field Education Preparation

SWRK 3120, Selected Topics in Social Work - Crisis Intervention
SWRK 4300, Integration Seminar
SWRK 4310, Integration Seminar
SWRK 3600, Social Work and Addictions

Graduate

SWRK 8523, Challenges in Human Behaviour
SWRK 8533, Social Work Practice with Families
SWRK 8610, Direct Practice

Biography

MARY KAY MORAND has over thirty years of social work experience across service sectors of youth justice, mental health, addictions, education, housing and employment. She has worked in mental health centres, hospitals, clinics, schools, residential and custody facilities in both front line and managerial capacities. She has clinically supervised large social work and multidisciplinary teams, and for the past eight years has thrived as an Executive Director of a multiservice organization servicing children, youth, families and communities. 

She has fostered key partnerships across service sectors to maximize services and opportunities. As a result she has been successful in securing millions of annualized dollars for specialized clinical programs she designed and implemented. Several of these programs are now provincial models.

Mary Kay participates in a number of community and provincial initiatives, tables and advisory boards. She has presents locally and provincially and she is a strong advocate for integrative, inclusive service delivery. As a sessional instructor at the University of Windsor since 2009, she has taught a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses and has supported social work internships throughout her career.