Hailee Lauritzen

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Assistant Professor

Social Work

206L Marshall


[email protected]


  • C., Indiana State University
  • MSW, Michigan State University
  • BSW, Central Michigan University


Dr. Lauritzen is an Assistant Professor at EMU with previous academic appointments at Indiana State University where she served as the BSW Program Director and Title IV-E Coordinator. Dr. Lauritzen’s expertise in interpersonal skill development, interprofessional education and collaboration and incorporating simulations in social work education are evident in her teaching and scholarship work. Dr. Lauritzen is certified as a trainer for Motivational Interviewing and SBIRT-an evidence-based prevention tool for substance use. Throughout her 15 years as a social worker, Dr. Lauritzen has served a variety of populations including therapy for children and adolescents with emotional and/or behavioral needs, children/adult survivors of domestic and sexual violence and Medical Social Work with homecare and hospice patients.


Lauritzen, H. (2022). Effectiveness of IP simulation as an intervention for learning collaborative patient centered care skills. [Doctoral dissertation, Indiana State University]. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A & I. https://www.proquest.com/docview/2672342604/284A243E49B4452APQ/1?accountid=11592

Lauritzen, H. (2023). Difficult conversations: A collaborative interprofessional simulation for social work, athletic training and physician assistant programs [Manuscript submitted November 2023].


SWRK 317: Interpersonal Foundations in Social Work Practice

SWRK318: Practice I: Skill Integration Seminar

SWRK 431: Substance Abuse

SWRK 251: Self-Assessment for the Profession of Social Work 

Scholarly/Research Interests

  • Student professional readiness and goodness of fit within Social Work Education
  • Interpersonal Skills: Development of a flipped delivery based on modularized simulated-based skills
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Substance Use: Prevention Efforts and Training Modalities for effective learning