IWU Social Work faculty members take pride in their individual relationships with their students. We care about each student's progress in not only professional development but also emotional, spiritual, and personal development. Each faculty member purposely stays up to date on current social work practices in order to maximize the effectiveness of classroom teaching.

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Katti Sneed; MSW, PhD, LCSW Prof. Add Counsel and Social Work | Director; Social Work Program katti.sneed@indwes.edu Department - Addictions Studies - CAS Division - Behavioral Science


Dr. Sneed has over fifteen years of experience as a psychotherapist serving populations presenting with addiction and mental health issues. Research interests include spirituality and chemical dependency, which have provided a platform for multiple state and national conferences.

Educational Background:

  • A.B., 1992, Purdue University
  • M.S.W., 1995, Indiana University
  • Ph.D., 2007, Capella University


Currently, she is the certification chairperson and on the board of directors for the Indiana Association of Addicted Professionals (IAAP). Dr. Sneed holds a NIDA II through the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors (NAADAC) and ICAC II certification.

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