Teaching Interest: Practice with children, youth, and families; trauma; child welfare, community engaged participatory research, social theory.
Her areas of research interest include child welfare workforce issues, trauma education, teaching and learning, and rural social work. Dr. Pierce teaches graduate courses in child welfare and trauma, and theory, and community engaged participatory action research.
- Adoption and teen pregnancy social worker
- Clinical social worker-- sexual abuse; family treatment and intervention; private practice related to trauma in women and children; EAP