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Dorothy Olson Garrabrant

Dorothy Olson Garrabrant was American social worker, psychotherapist. License independent social worker Ohio, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Indiana, licensed independent chemical dependency counselor Ohio. Named Outstanding Foster Care Worker, Foster Parents Group, Cincinnati, 1991.

Background

  • Garrabrant, Dorothy Olson was born on May 17, 1940 in Eldora, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Lowell Graham Olson and Alice Marion Clampitt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in English and Speech, Iowa State University, 1964. Master of Social Work, University Cincinnati, 1993.

    Career

    • English teacher public schools, Iowa and Florida, 1964—1966. Welfare worker Lee County Department Public Welfare, Fort Myers, Florida, 1966—1968. Children's protective services worker Iowa Department Social Services, Marshalltown, 1968—1981.

      Certified adoption investigator, 1982—1987. Children's services worker Hamilton County Department Human Services, Cincinnati, 1987—1994. Family therapist Central Psychological Clinic/Alcohol and Substance Abuse, 1994—1997.

      Mental health therapist Cincinnati Counseling, 1997—1998, Catholic Social Services, Cincinnati, 1999—2002. Member group home advisory board Youth Group Home, Marshalltown, 1977—1980.

    Major achievements

    • License independent social worker Ohio, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Indiana, licensed independent chemical dependency counselor Ohio.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Exchange director, ambassador, vice president, communications chair, president Friendship Force, Cincinnati, 1990—2006, president. Singer church and community choirs, Marshalltown, Cincinnati, 1981—2003. Mentor college-level class Education for Ministry, 1999—2003.

    Public relations chairman, convention delegate Republican Party, Marshalltown, 1980—1987. Member of National Journalism (honorary), Pi Delta Epsilon, Alpha Chi Omega.

    Personality

    Interests

    International relations, nature, music, reading, photography.

    Connections

    • Married John Charles Olsa III, December 30, 1966 (divorced October 1, 1971). Children: John C. Olsa IV, Aaron Curtis Olsa. Married Roger Roy Halleck, July 7, 1973 (divorced August 1986).

      Married Ward Andrew Garrabrant, September 4, 1988.
    • father: Lowell Graham Olson
    • mother: Alice Marion Clampitt
    • spouses: John Charles Olsa III
    • Roger Roy Halleck
    • Ward Andrew Garrabrant
    • children: John C. Olsa IV Garrabrant
    • Aaron Curtis Olsa Garrabrant
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    Born May 17, 1940
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Iowa State University
    • 1993
      University Cincinnati
    • 1964 - 1966
      English teacher, public schools
    • 1966 - 1968
      welfare worker, Lee County Department Public Welfare
      Fort Myers, Florida, United States
    • 1968 - 1981
      children's protective services worker, Iowa Department Social Services
      Marshalltown, Gauteng, South Africa
    • 1982 - 1987
      certified adoption investigator
    • 1987 - 1994
      children's services worker, Hamilton County Department Human Services
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1994 - 1997
      family therapist Central Psychological Clinic/Alcohol and Substance Abuse
    • 1997 - 1998
      mental health therapist Cincinnati Counsel, engineering
    • 1999 - 2002
      mental health therapist Cincinnati Counsel, engineering
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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