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Social worker

Sister Mary Kathleen Bush, American social worker. Licensed clinical social worker, Kentucky; entered Sisters of Divine Providence Kentucky, 1951. Recipient various awards.


Bush, Sister Mary Kathleen was born on July 7, 1935 in Newport, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Rollin James and Margaret Mary (Flynn) Bush.


Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Villa Madonna College, Covington, Kentucky, 1965. Master of Education, Xavier University, Cincinnati, 1969. Master of Social Work, University Kentucky, 1981.


Teacher Christ the King School, Lexington, Kentucky, 1953-1961, St. Philip School, Melbourne, 1961-1962, St. Vincent de Paul School, Newport, 1962-1964, Holy Family School, Ashland, Kentucky, 1964-1966, St. Camillus Academy, Corbin, 1966-1971, Christ the King School, Lexington, 1971-1974. Principal Corpus Christi School, Newport, 1974-1978. Teacher Our Lady of Providence High School, 1979-1980.

Clinical social worker Catholic Social Service, Covington, since 1981. Consultant in field; member Northern Kentucky Task Force on Child Sexual Abuse, 1992-1994.


  • Licensed clinical social worker, Kentucky. Entered Sisters of Divine Providence Kentucky, 1951.


Member advisory team Multidisciplinary Case Consultant Team Child Abuse, Northern Kentucky, 1982-1983, team member, 1983-1996. Member advisory team social work department Thomas More College, Fort Mitchell, 1985-1986. Member Outreach to African-American Diocese of Covington, 1987-1996.

Member public defense committee Northern Kentucky Bar Association, 1990-1992. Board directors for setting up children's advocacy center Northern Kentucky Advisers for Children, 1993-1994. Member Diocesan pastoral ministry formation board Diocese of Covington, since 1996.

Member National Association of Social Workers (Social Worker of Year Northern Kentucky chapter 1983), Association for Psychological Type.


Rollin James Bush

Margaret Mary (Flynn) Bush