Dr. Sandra Zimmermann
Dr. Sandra Zimmermann, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, began teaching in the Counseling Department in 1991. Her teaching responsibilities are primarily in the School Counseling track, with research interests in K-12 counseling issues, especially mentoring and violence prevention. Dr. Zimmermann still teaches part-time in the Spring semester. Prior to her affiliation with SSU, Zimmermann counseled in a variety of settings, first as a social worker and probation officer and later as a school counselor and school principal. Zimmermann has counseled clients in Job Corps, students and parents in Project Head Start, adolescents in juvenile hall settings, and has worked with families on AFDC as a social worker. She has provided counseling services to the mentally ill and the developmentally disabled populations in both state facilities and in the community.