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  • Patterson LeBlanc, Diana,  LICSW
    Patterson LeBlanc, Diana, LICSW
    EWU/CWTAP, 915 N. Broadway, Everett, WA 98201 (University Center Everett)
    Phone: 425.405.1624 alternate: 425.320.6476

    Diana Patterson LeBlanc is Director for the Child Welfare Training and Advancement Program (CWTAP).  Her office is located at University Center on the Everett Community College campus. Prior to becoming director, she was a Field Instructor for CWTAP and a Special Lecturer in the School of Social Work.  Diana has taught several courses for EWU including Brief Interventions, Clinical Social Work Assessment, and Social Work with Groups. She joined Eastern in January 2006.

    Prior to joining EWU, Diana worked for the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, the State of Washington Children's Administration (now DCYF), and in private practice conducting parenting evaluations and adoption home studies. During her time in Minnesota, Diana served on the Board of Director's for the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women. Ms. Patterson LeBlanc has also served as a volunteer disaster mental health specialist with the American Red Cross. She spent time with the Red Cross in Louisiana following hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

    Ms. Patterson LeBlanc received her MSW from the University of Washington and is a CWTAP graduate.  She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from City University.  Areas of professional interest include child welfare, intimate partner violence, and HIV/AIDS.

  • Charvat, Gerry
    Charvat, Gerry
    CWTAP Field Instructor, Eastern Washington & Cheney
    1313 N. Atlantic, Suite 2000, Spokane, WA 99201
    Phone: 509.363.4629

    Gerry Charvat is a CWTAP Field Instructor and Lecturer for the Cheney full-time day program and for the Eastern Washington part-time hybrid program. He joined EWU in May 2015. He is primarily located in the Spokane  Department of Children, Youth and Families Office.

    Prior to joining EWU, Gerry Charvat was a Supervisor for the Indian Child Welfare (ICW) unit in the Spokane Office of the Department of Children and Family Services (now DCYF).  Prior to this Gerry worked as an ICW Child Welfare Services worker in Spokane, WA and as an ICW CPS worker in Bellingham, WA. Gerry earned his Master's Degree in Social Work in 2005 and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Developmental Psychology in 2003, both from Eastern Washington University.

    Gerry Charvat has a strong interest in Indian Child Welfare and Child Development.  Gerry is a husband, father, and grandfather. He is an avid backpacker and prefers sleeping outside.

  • Charron, Debbie
    Charron, Debbie
    Program Coordinator, CWTAP Eastern Washington & Cheney
    1313 N. Atlantic, Suite 2000, Spokane, WA 99201
    Phone: 509.359.2359

    Additional email address:

    Debbie Charron holds a BASW from EWU and has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Volunteer Coordinator for Stevens County since 2005. Debbie was instrumental in conducting CASA trainings as well as providing guidance for active volunteers, including court preparation. She served on the Advisory Board for KIDS FIRST at Rural Resources and the Drug Endangered Children's Task Force. Debbie served as a Victim Advocate/Legal Assistant for the Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office and Special Assault Unit. She also served many years on the Domestic Violence Advisory Board in Kitsap County and is trained in Title 11 and Title 26 GAL work.

  • Havig, Erinn
    Havig, Erinn
    CWTAP Field Instructor, Vancouver Part-Time Program
    907 Harney Street, P.O. Box 9809, Vancouver, WA 98666-9809
    Phone: 360.993.6934

    Erinn Havig is a Field Instructor and lecturer for CWTAP in Vancouver.  She joined EWU in 2016. Her office is located at the Cascade & Columbia  Department of Children, Youth and Families Offices in Vancouver, WA. She is currently providing practicum support for MSW CWTAP part-time students set to graduate in June 2018.

    Prior to joining EWU, Erinn worked for 14 years in non-profit family support services with Children's Home Society of Washington and Innovative Services NW in direct service and management roles.  She then worked for the Washington State Department of Early Learning as the Strengthening Families Washington Program Manager and also as the EWU CWTAP Field Instructor from September 2014-June 2015.  Erinn has also worked for Vancouver Public Schools as an elementary school counselor.

    Erinn received her MSW from Portland State University in 2008. She also holds bachelors' degrees in Sociology and Psychology from Washington State University. Areas of professional interest include Strengthening Families Protective Factors, NEAR (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and Resiliency) and Reflective Practice. Outside of work, her time is best spent with family and children and hobbies include reading and knitting and "pinning too many things" on Pinterest.

  • Kirsch Daggett, Patti
    Kirsch Daggett, Patti
    Program Coordinator, Vancouver Part-Time Program
    Vancouver MSW Program, Clark College, Joan Stout Hall 206, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way ▪ Vancouver, WA 98663-3598
    Phone: 360.992.2081

    Additional email address:

    Patti Kirsch Daggett is Program Coordinator for the MSW part-time program and CWTAP with an office in Vancouver at Clark College.  She joined CWTAP in 2003.  Ms. Kirsch Daggett has worked in higher education since 1981.  She worked at the University of Oregon, California State University - Hayward, Everett Community College and Western Washington University.  She volunteered for CASA for one year.  She has her BS in Anthropology and also attended graduate school and law school.

  • Parratt, Sherita
    Parratt, Sherita
    CWTAP Field Instructor, Eastern Washington & Cheney
    1313 N. Atlantic, Suite 2000, Spokane, WA 99201
    Phone: 509.363.3411

    Sherita Parratt is a CWTAP Field Instructor and Lecturer for the Eastern Washington part-time hybrid MSW program.  She joined EWU in May 2018. She is primarily located in the Spokane  Department of Children, Youth and Families office, however her position takes her to CA offices throughout eastern Washington.  

    Prior to joining EWU, Sherita was a supervisor for a Child & Family Welfare Services (CFWS) unit in the Spokane office.  Prior to this Sherita worked in various programs including ICW, CPS, Homefinders, Legally Free and Adolescent services.  Sherita earned her Master's Degree in Social Work in 2014 from EWU and her Bachelor of Psychology in 2001 from Gonzaga University. She is also a CWTAP graduate.  

    Sherita has a strong interest in trauma-informed care to children, youth, and families involved with child welfare. She is also very passionate about attachment theory. Sherita is married with 3 daughters and enjoys gardening, reading, home improvement projects, and folk rock.

  • Rozeboom, Kara
    Rozeboom, Kara
    CWTAP Field Instructor
    Smokey Point Children's Administration office; 3906 172nd Street NE, Suite 200; Arlington, WA 98223
    Phone: 360.651-6915

    Kara Rozeboom is a CWTAP Field Instructor and Lecturer for the Everett part-time hybrid MSW program. She joined EWU in May 2018. She is located at the Smokey Point  Department of Children, Youth and Families office in Arlington, WA.

    Prior to joining EWU, Kara worked for Children's Administration (now DCYF) in western Washington for 21 years. Her last position was as a CPS Program Consultant and Trainer for seven Children's Administration (now DCYF) field offices.  Prior to that role she worked as a social worker, supervisor, trainer, and as the regional Family Assessment Response (FAR) Program Manager. She helped implement FAR, a new CPS pathway, throughout 14 field offices.  

    Kara received her MSW from Eastern Washington University through the Everett program in 2007 and is a CWTAP graduate. She holds a bachelor's degree in Social Work from Calvin College. Areas of professional interest include child welfare, trauma-informed practice, and child development/early learning. Outside of work, her time is spent with her husband and two young children. She loves to travel and explore new places.

  • Jaysanna Wang
    Jaysanna Wang
    Fiscal Specialist II
    102 Senior Hall, Cheney, WA 99004 (Office: SNR 235)
    Phone: 509.359.4265
    Fax: 509.359.4568

    Jaysanna Wang joined EWU's CWTAP team in December 2017.  Prior to joining the CWTAP team she worked three years for the Spokane Tribe as a grant and contract bookkeeper. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Management from EWU and is excited to be back at EWU to provide meaningful work for CWTAP.

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