Trish Haak

Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine LCSW

About this speaker

Trish Haak is a licensed clinical social worker and received her Master's of Social Work in Clinical Practice at the University of Washington-Seattle. Trish was previously a Research Associate at the UNC-Chapel Hill Psychiatry Department and a Research Project Manager at the Kaiser Permanente Research Institute in Seattle, WA for a decade prior to transitioning to direct mental health practice at Bloomington Meadows Psychiatric Hospital in Indiana. Upon moving to Blacksburg, VA for family academic pursuits, Trish joined Virginia Tech’s Cook Counseling Center to provide mental health services and serve as the assessment coordinator. During that time, Trish’s passion for animal assisted therapy inspired her to pursue the field of veterinary social work. Her current focus is on grief counseling, mitigating secondary traumatic stress, and client communication within the role of veterinary clinical social worker at VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine.


Oath Ceremony: Veterinary Social Work and Veterinary Human Support Certificates

October 10, 2020, 08:15 PM
Erica Friedhoff Elizabeth Strand Gina Scarzella Leslie Nichols Betsy "Genie" Bishop Karen Wimberly Diana Barone Tori Oropello Trish Haak Ginger Templeton Joanna Robson Irene Brady Richard Edling Elmari van der Walt Megan Walsh Jessica Drew Susan Harris Judith Rosen Rebecca Poplawski David Dieffenbach Emily Gelb Kalin Alvey Julie Shaw Nicole Lang Christine Miner Erin Teigen Judith Harbour Addie Reinhard Pamela Sanford Elissa Nealley Andrews Amy Scanlon Nancy Saxton Lopez Dawn DiMaria Serena Sutka