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Sister Frances M. Smalkowski Edit Profile

Sister Frances M. Smalkowski, American psychiatric-mental health and geriatrics nurse. Registered Nurse, Connecticut, New York; certified school nurse teacher, Connecticut; certified in health, New York; joined Congregation of Sisters of Holy Family of Nazareth, 1960. Recipient award Holy Family Guild, 1987; National Institute of Mental Health grantee, 1968, 70-72, 83-84.

Background

Smalkowski, Sister Frances M. was born on November 13, 1944 in Jamaica, New York, United States. Daughter of Joseph and Frances (Kosiorek) Smalkowski.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, Catholic University America, 1968. Master of Science in Psychiatric Nursing, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1972. Postgraduate, Adelphi University, 1984.

Career

Head nurse Marian Heights Infirmary, Monroe, Connecticut. Consultant on family life and mental health Diocese of Brooklyn. Psychiatric clinical specialist, co-director pastoral care Pope John Paul II Center for Health Care, Danbury, Connecticut.

Private practice psychiatric family adult counseling and psychotherapy, Monroe.

Membership

Member American Nurses Association (certified psychiatric mental health clinical specialist), Connecticut Nurses Association (past Second vice president, lst vice president), Council Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, National Association Catholic Chaplains (certified), Sigma Theta Tau.