Faculty Profile

Dr. Lynette Reitz

lreitz@lhup.edu | 107 Thomas Fieldhouse Annex, Lock Haven, PA 17745 | (570) 484-2158


Ph.D. Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Social Work,  Marywood University

M.A. Social Service Administration, University of Chicago

B.S. Elementary Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Courses Most Commonly Taught: Social Work Practice 2, Social Policy and Practice, Rural Social Work, Topics in Social Work, Underserved Populations for graduate Physician Assistant program

Courses Developed: Social Policy and Practice, Topics in Social Work, Underserved Populations—developed one third of the course

Professional Presentations:

“Challenges in Field Education.” Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, November 2013.

“Self-awareness and Culturally Responsive Relationships.”  One day in-service for Lycoming and Clinton County Head Start staff members.  September 2013.

“Personality and Leadership:  The Path to Your Success.” Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education, 23rd Annual Robert D. Lynch Student Leadership Development Institute.  October 2009.

“Gatekeeping Policy.” Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, November 2008.

Areas of Expertise: Medical social work, Crisis intervention, Interventions with individuals and families, Diversity, Student learning assessment, Social work curriculum and program development