Division of
Public Health

College of Human Medicine

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Biography

Public Health Focus/Interests:
Access to healthcare with an emphasis on access to behavioral health in rural area; School-Based Health Centers; Social determinants of Health and the role of poverty on health; Integrated physical and Behavioral Health

Dr. Kasiborski is a Community Health Coordinator within the Community Health Division at the Health Department of Northwest Michigan. She has experience providing individual, group, and family counseling services to children and adolescents at a school based health center. Recently, she was recognized as a “Champion of Adolescent Health” by the Michigan Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Her responsibilities include coordination of grants related to integrated physical and behavioral healthcare within school-based health centers and primary care practices. In addition to teaching for the Master of Public Health, she is a fixed-term faculty in the School of Social Work. Dr. Kasiborski is passionate about supporting the social and emotional well-being of families and children.

 

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy, Social Work, 2014

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

 

Master of Public Health, 2014

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

 

Master of Social Work, Interpersonal Practice with Children, Youth, and Families, 2006

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2004          

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

Public Health Courses Taught:
HM 101: Introduction to Public Health
SW 490: Families in Poverty
SW 829: Social Work Research

 

Professional Experience/Expertise:

Family and Community Health Supervisor

Named a “Champion of Adolescent Health” by the Michigan Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

National Health Service Corp Alumni

Local Public Health

Grant-Writing

Program Development

School-Based Healthcare

Mental Health

Clinical Therapist

Integration of Physical and Behavioral Health

 

Professional Activities or Current Research:

National Association of Social Workers

Michigan Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

 

Recent Publications, Presentations (2010 to present):

Presentations:

Kasiborski, N. & Van Dam, E. (2015).  Integrating care within a School Based Health Center: Increasing capacity through the expanded role of mental health professionals. Conference on Adolescent Health. Ann Arbor, MI. April 24, 2015.

Kasiborski, N. & Moore, T. (2015). Roots and causes of challenging behaviors: Reframing complex trauma. Annual Child Abuse Council Conference. Petoskey, MI. April 17, 2015.

Kasiborski, N. (2014). The Importance of routines: Helping children with sleep, meals, and transitions. Invited presentation at Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District Early Childhood Networking Night. Petoskey, MI. October, 8, 2014.

Kasiborski, N., Peacock, L., & Grabruck, M. (2014). Pathways community HUB model and the School Based Health Center. School-Community Health Alliance 10th Anniversary Conference. Bellaire, MI. July 25, 2014.

Kasiborski, N. (2013). Look what I can do: What to expect in your child’s development. Invited presentation at Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District Early Childhood Networking Night. Petoskey, MI. March 13, 2013.

Schmittel, E., Kubiak, S. & Kasiborski, N. (2010). Relating incarcerated mothers’ family violence and support to loss of  parental rights. Poster presentation for National Council on Family Relations Conference, Minneapolis, MN. November.

Kasiborski, N., & Lampen, M. (2010).Implementation of an International Social Work Experience in Mexico: Lessons Learned. Oral paper accepted for presentation at the 2010 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Portland, OR: October 14-17, 2010.

Kasiborski, N., Ahmedani, B., & Kubiak, S.P. (2010). The Role of Peer Mentoring in Doctoral Education. Oral paper accepted for presentation at the 2010 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Portland, OR: October 14-17, 2010

Schmittel, E., Kasiborski, N., & Kubiak, S.P. (2010). Foster Care Experiences of Children Born to Incarcerated Women. Oral paper accepted for presentation at the 2010 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Portland, OR: October 14-17, 2010.

Kasiborski, N., & Schmittel, E. (2010). Showcase: Mothers Exiting Prison: Predicting Child Welfare outcomes in a Longitudinal Study. Oral Paper accepted for presentation at the 2010 Graduate Academic Conference: Showcase Room, East Lansing, MI: March 26, 2010

Kubiak, S., Kasiborski, N., & Schmittel, E. (2010). Mothers Exiting Prison: Predicting Child Welfare Outcomes in a Longitudinal Study. Oral Paper accepted for presentation at the 2010 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA: January 14-17.

Publications:

Kubiak, S.P., Kasiborski, N., Karim, N., & Schmittel, E. (2012). Does subsequent criminal justice involvement predict foster care and termination of parental rights for children born to incarcerated women? Social Work in Public Health, 27(1-2), 129-47.

Kennedy, A.C., Agbenyiga, D., Kasiborski, N., & Gladden, J. (2010). Risk chains over the life course among homeless urban adolescent mothers: Altering their trajectories through formal support. Children and Youth Services Review, 32, 1740-1749.

Kubiak, S.P., Kasiborski, N., & Schmittel, E. (2010). Assessing long-term outcomes of an intervention designed for pregnant incarcerated women. Research on Social Work Practice, 20 (5), 528-535.

Kubiak, S.P., Kasiborski, N. & Schmittel, E. (2010).  Maternal Criminal Justice and Child Welfare Involvement. Report  submitted to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.