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Dawn Joosten-Hagye

Teaching Professor and Coordinator, Interprofessional and Team-Based Education

Specializing in interprofessional education and collaborative team-based practice with adults, older adults and their families/caregivers living with behavioral health, chronic and life- threatening conditions.

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Dawn Joosten-Hagye
Email:  joosten@usc.edu
Phone:  213.821.1318
Rank:  Teaching Faculty

Dawn Joosten-Hagye

Teaching Professor and Coordinator, Interprofessional and Team-Based Education

Specializing in interprofessional education and collaborative team-based practice with adults, older adults and their families/caregivers living with behavioral health, chronic and life- threatening conditions.

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Biography

Dawn Joosten-Hagye currently teaches SOWK 637 Assessing Wellness for Recovery in Integrated Care, SOWK 643 Social Work Practice in Integrated Care, SOWK 612 Assessment and Diagnosis of Mental Disorders, and SOWK 692 Loss, Grief and Bereavement. She has taught numerous practice, research, policy, and theory courses at the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Her service and research emphasize Interprofessional Education (IPE) training. She is the lead Social Work Faculty for the GWEP Interprofessional Geriatric Curriculum program at USC, comprised of faculty and students from Social Work, Medicine, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, and Dentistry that includes didactic IPE and home visits with older adults in low-income residential settings.
Professor Joosten-Hagye is the lead social work faculty for a virtual multi-university IPE training program of online health and related profession graduate and doctoral students both nationally & internationally. During the COVID-19 pandemic she worked collaboratively with Keck Family Medicine and GWEP partners in the Age Friendly Student Senior Connection program, a program that matched healthcare and related graduate & doctoral students with an older adult for social calls to combat isolation and loneliness.
In 2019, her textbook Social Work Practice with Older Adults: An Evidence-based Approach was released. In 2022 her co-edited textbook Inteprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice: International Approaches at Micro, Meso and Macro levels was released. She is a consulting editor for the Journal of Health and Social Work and Certified Grief Counselor.
Her teaching is informed by her clinical practice. She is a licensed clinical social worker and certified Grief Counselor with 16 years of collaborative team-based experience as a medical social worker for Providence Health Services in acute care, transitional care, sub-acute care, skilled nursing, palliative care and home health care settings. She conducted over 8,000 home health visits. For over 7 years she provided group psychotherapy in inpatient, intensive outpatient, and partial hospitalization behavioral health programs for Providence Mission Hospital. She specializes in evidence-based collaborative practices with adults, older adults and their families/caregivers living with and managing behavioral health, chronic, and life threatening conditions. Her specialties include crisis intervention, chronic disease self-management, end-of-life and advance care planning, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Problem Solving Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Grief Counseling, and Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction.

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Education

University of California, Los Angeles

Ph. D. 2008

California State University, Long Beach

M. S. W. 2002

California State University, Long Beach

B. A. 1998

Area of Expertise

  • Interprofessional education and collaboration
  • Older Adults
  • Chronic Illness
  • Social Work
  • Social Work Education
  • Behavioral Healthcare
  • Evidence-Based Practice

Industry Experience

  • Research
  • Social Services
  • Education/Learning
  • Elder Care
  • Public Policy

Research Interest

Behavioral Health

Accomplishments

Winner: Inaugural Lesley Diack Award International Network for Health Workforce Education (INHWE) Online, January 8, 2022. Showstark M, Wiss A, Embry E, Joosten-Hagye D, Resnik, C

USPHS IPEC 2022 Award: Health Communications and Health Technology Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC). PUBLIC HEALTH EXCELLENCE IN INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COLLABORATION AWARD 2022 HONORABLE MENTION: HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS & HEALTH TECHNOLOGY

  • Virtual Interprofessional Education (VIPE)
  • Mary Showstark, MPAS, PA-C, Yale School of Medicine Physician Assistant Online Program
  • Dawn Joosten-Hagye, PhD, LCSW, University of Southern California Suzanne School of Social Work
  • Andrew Wiss, PhD, EdM, The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health
  • Cheryl Resnik, PT, DPT, FNAP, FAPTA, University of Southern California Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
  • Erin Embry, MPA, MS, CCC-SLP, New York University School of Culture, Education and Human Development
  • Elke Zschaebitz, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

USPHS IPEC 2021 Award: Health Communications and Health Technology Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC). PUBLIC HEALTH EXCELLENCE IN INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COLLABORATION AWARD 2021 HONORABLE MENTION: HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS & HEALTH TECHNOLOGY

  • Virtual Interprofessional Education (VIPE)
  • Mary Showstark, MPAS, PA-C, Yale School of Medicine Physician Assistant Online Program
  • Dawn Joosten-Hagye, PhD, LCSW, University of Southern California Suzanne School of Social Work
  • Andrew Wiss, PhD, EdM, The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health
  • Cheryl Resnik, PT, DPT, FNAP, FAPTA, University of Southern California Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
  • Erin Embry, MPA, MS, CCC-SLP, New York University School of Culture, Education and Human Development
  • Elke Zschaebitz, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Articles & Publications

Showstark, M., Joosten-Hagye, D., Wiss, A., Resnik, C., Embry, E., Zschaebitz, E., ... & Fieten, J. (2022). Results and lessons learned from a virtual multi-institutional problem-based interprofessional learning approach: The VIPE program. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 1-4.

Showstark, M., Joosten-Hagye, D., & Wiss, A. C. (2022). Virtual Interprofessional Education (VIPE): a Multi-institutional Innovation. Medical Science Educator, 32(1), 7-8.

Joosten-Hagye, D., & Khalili, H. (2022). Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice-International Micro, Meso, and Macro Approaches. CA: Cognella, Inc.

Showstark, M., Joosten-Hagye, D., & Wiss, A. (2021). Synchronous and Asynchronous Virtual Interprofessional Education: A Multi-institutional Collaboration.

Joosten-Hagye, D., & Khalili, H. (eds.) Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice-Micro, Meso, and Macro Approaches Across the Lifespan. CA: Cognella, Inc.

Joosten-Hagye, D., Katz, A., Sivers-Teixeira, T., & Cho, J (2020). The Age Friendly Student Senior Connection Program: An Interprofessional Pilot Program to Combat Loneliness and Isolation Among Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Interprofessional Care.