Instructor and Wheelock@Worcester Site Coordinator
School of Social Work, Leadership, and Youth Advocacy
Office: Wheelock@Worcester, College of the Holy Cross
B.A., Roger Williams University, 1991
M.S.W., Boston University, 1996
Amy Ebbeson joins Wheelock as an Instructor of Social Work and Coordinator of the Wheelock@Worcester Program after teaching Sociology and Public Health to undergraduates and nontraditional students at Worcester State University since 2000.
She earned a Bachelor's Degree from Roger Williams in Psychology and a Master's in Social Work from Boston University in 1996. She has worked, volunteered, and consulted for agencies throughout Massachusetts including, the Devereux School, the NAACP, the Bridge of Central Massachusetts, City Year Boston, the Department of Mental Health, the YWCA, the Regional Commission on the Status of Women, the Clemente Course in the Humanities, the Boys and Girls Club and the National Conference for Community and Justice.
Her interests include social justice advocacy, mental health, psychological trauma, addiction counseling, youth development, cultural competence, racial justice, community organizing, peace studies, service learning, and civic engagement. She also enjoys many creative pursuits, including Zentangle, photography, weaving, and glass bead making. She creates one-of-a-kind statement necklaces for her Etsy shop—Necklaces for the Bold—that you will often see her wearing. She is mom to a 12-year-old son and two dogs and is happily married to a fellow social justice warrior.