Faruque, Cathleen Jo

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FARUQUE, Cathleen Jo


Female. Education: Attended Winona Area Technical College, 1977; Winona State University, B.S. (sociology), 1982; San Diego State University, M.S.W., 1991; North Central University, Prescott, AZ, Ph.D. (psychology), 2000; additional doctoral study at University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 2001.


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Social worker. St. Joseph's Children's Home, Oklahoma City, OK, cottage supervisor, 1982-83; Community Counseling Center, Oklahoma City, case manager of day treatment programs, 1983-87; Hartford Insurance Group, San Diego, CA, representative of American Association of Retired Persons, 1987-88; San Diego County Human Services—Adult Protective Services, San Diego, clinical social work intern, 1989-90; Home Start, Inc., San Diego, administrative social work intern, 1990-91; Mission de la Casa Rehabilitation Center, San Jose, CA, director of social services, 1991-92; Community Services Agency, Mountain View, CA, director of senior programs, 1992-97; Family Service Association of San Jose, San Jose, CA, consultant, 1997; Winona State University, Rochester, MN, assistant professor, 1997-2003, associate professor of social work, 2003—, director of social work program 1998-2004, director of field education, 2004—. San Jose State University, instructor, 1996-97; Master's Institute, San Jose, instructor, 1997. City of San Jose, teacher of adult education classes, 1993-97; San Jose County Social Services advisory board, county commissioner, 1995-97; Olmsted County Migrant Farm Workers Council, board member, 1998-2002; Youth Divergence Program, Rochester, community representative, 1999-2003; United Way of Winona allocations board, Winona, MN, member, 1999—. Churches on Homelessness Council, member; founder of Lorraine N. Cieminski Scholarship Award.


National Association of Social Workers, American Psychotherapy Association (diplomat), Council on Social Work Education, Minnesota Council on Social Work Education, Alpha Delta Mu.


Minnesota Governor's Commendation, 1999, for work on Partnership Minnesota.


Migration of Hmong to the Midwestern United States, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 2003.

Also author of Diversity and the Elderly, Web of Education, 2000. Contributor to Aging Encyclopedia and Hmong Studies Journal. Contributor to periodicals, including Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association and Self-Help and Psychotherapy.