Professor in Charge - Human and Social Services and Masters of Arts in Counseling
MSW - University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
BSW - University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Mary Alice Grosser, MSW, has been with Ottawa since 2003, first as an Adjunct Instructor in Human Services and then as the Professor in Charge of Human and Social Services (APGS) since October of 2016. Mary Alice has been a Social Worker and Supervisor in the Child Protective Service field for over 30 years. She has practiced Social Work both in Wisconsin and California where she lived for 20 years. Ms. Grosser first became invested in working with students as a field instructor for interns placed at the agency she worked. Eventually she became the supervisor in charge of the Social Work Internship program with San Bernardino County Child and Family Services. While working in Southern California, Ms. Grosser also specialized in forensic interviewing of child sexual abuse victims; providing training in this area for Police and Attorneys as well as Social Work professionals. She loves teaching the next generation of Human Services Workers.