Terrie Fritz, MSW, LCSW

Terrie Fritz, MSW, LCSW

Former Trustee, NASW Insurance Trust

Terrie Fritz is the Director of The Center for Social Work in Healthcare at the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work, University of Oklahoma. The work of the Center is to better prepare students to practice in the healthcare arena and support the best use of social work in primary care and medial homes. Terrie has practiced social work since graduating with her MSW in 1978 and has worked in the fields of Child Welfare, Mental Health and Maternal and Child Health in both direct and program/policy development positions. From 1995 to 2011, she was Director of Child Health and the Director of Behavioral Health at the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, the state agency responsible for administering the Medicaid program. Prior to that Terrie was the Director of Social Work for the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

NASW Involvement:

National Board Member (2005–2008); former Trustee of the NASW Insurance Trust (2001– 2004); Chair of the National Committee on Inquiry (1999–2001); President of Oklahoma Chapter (1995–1996); and Chair of Delegate Assembly Planning Committee (2007–2008). She is currently a presenter for the NASW Assurance Services Risk Management Program.