Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1968; Master of Social Work, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1972; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1978.
Social worker Greene County Child Welfare, Monroe, Wisconsin, 1969, Lad Lake, Dousman, 1972. Lecturer School Social Work University Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1976—1978. Professor School Social Work University Pittsburgh, 1978—2000.
Professor Social Work Professional Program University Wisconsin Green Bay, since 2000. Chair Collabrative Master of Social Work Program University Wisconsin Green Bay, 2002—2006.
Founding member Children and Families Human Immunodeficiency Virus Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Network, Pittsburgh, 1991-1996. Board directors Domestic Abuse Center, Pittsburgh, 1993-1996. Secretary board Shady Lane School, Pittsburgh, 1997.
Member National Council on Child Abuse and Neglect. Member National Association of Social Workers, Council Social Work Education, ISPCAN, SSWR.
Children: Nancy, Ian, Gaven.