Elizabeth Cauble, PhD, LMSW
Chair, NASW Assurance Services
Elizabeth (a.k.a. Betsy) is Head of the Department and Associate Professor of Social Work at Kansas State University. She has taught in the social work program at KSU since 1993. Betsy received both her MSW and Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota. Prior to KSU, she was a child welfare administrator at Franklin County Children Services in Columbus, Ohio. Betsy also has been the director of a hospital social work department, a family therapist, and director of a custody mediation research project. Her primary area of teaching is social work practice and public policy. Betsy’s research interests involve child welfare system and how violence against children constitutes a community health risk and behavioral health preparedness response, and recovery
Past President and Chair of NASW Assurance Services, Inc. Board of Directors; Director of NASW Assurance Services, Inc. (2009–2012); President of the Kansas Chapter (2001–2003), Chair of the KNASW Professional Standards Committee (1997–2001), NASW Board Member (2004–2007), NASW Board Executive Committee (2006–2007), Chair of the NASW Membership Committee (2005–2007), and NASW Board Representative to the National PACE Committee, Director. Betsy is also currently a presenter for the NASW Assurance Services Risk Management Program.