Nicolette began teaching for Wayne State University in 2017. Prior to teaching in the classroom, Nicolette served as a field supervisor for MSW students of Wayne State, Michigan State, and Spring Arbor Universities. She possesses clinical expertise in medical and behavioral health social work. In addition to teaching, she currently works as a Clinical Psychotherapist at Henry Ford Health System Detroit and specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Nicolette began her social work career in 2009, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team at St. John Providence Hospital. During nearly a decade of employment in the hospital setting, she was responsible for managing patient care needs in the Cardiac Specialty, Neurosurgery, and Intensive Care units. She also worked in the emergency room conducting psychiatric assessments and arranging inpatient placements. Shortly after she began teaching for Wayne State, Nicolette transitioned to a position as a Behavioral Health Case Manager for University of Michigan Health System. As a Case Manager, she worked extensively with patients who had severe and persistent mental illness and chronic health conditions.
Degrees and Certifications
MSW, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
Specialist in Aging Certification, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
BSW, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of Michigan
Areas of Expertise
Medical Social Work
Geriatrics/Aging in Place