Joanna (Dreier) Bjerum is a proud 2005 graduate of Bethel College’s Social Work program. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Newman University in 2010. She has spent the past nine years serving in various roles within the Child Welfare System in Kansas, including supervising a team of social workers for the past five years. She is thrilled to be joining our community this summer. Her professional interests include marriage/relationship dynamics, trauma and work/life balance. She lives in Newton with her incredible husband John, 2-year-old daughter Davy and Baby Bjerum #2 expected mid-fall.