Dr. Latonya Hesterberg; Interim Chair of SSWC
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Latonya Hesterberg, Associate Professor
Program/Dept: Social Work
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D., MSW, BSW
Research Interests: Areas of research are social work education, child welfare, and family violence.
BioDr. Hesterberg graduated from Morehead State University in 1984 with a BSW, received her MSW from the University of Kentucky in 1990, and a PhD in Social Work from the University of Kentucky in December 2004. She has a combined 20 years of social work experience as a child protective services worker, administrator, consultant, Cabinet for Health and Family Services Trainer, and professor. Professor Hesterberg also coordinates the Public Child Welfare Certification Program in Prestonsburg and Ashland.