Marshelia D. Harris, DSW, LCSW, CYC-P

  • BSW Program Director & Assistant Professor at Indiana University Northwest

Marshelia D. Harris, DSW, LCSW, CYC-P is the BSW program director/assistant professor at Indiana University Northwest. Harris teaches macro level courses across the undergraduate and graduate programs. Harris’ research interests include adjunct teaching practices, community engagement, cultural humility, and social policy. Her involvement in police social work began when she was a field coordinator and seeking nontraditional placements for students.

Harris is a licensed child welfare specialist with several years of administrative experience in social services, case management, and clinical services. Harris holds a certification in child and youth care work and has managed parenting and non-parenting youth programs. Harris received her Doctor of Social Work from the University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine University and her Master of Social Work from Indiana University Northwest.


  • Working with Interns & Schools of Social Work

    The session will focus on integrating social work interns into law enforcement agencies and building relationships with school corporations and faculty. The panelists will cover how to start integrating interns and elaborate on student requirements that must be met including, supervision, direct hours, and competencies. The group will also discuss department and university policies to […]