Rosalva Osorio, MSW
Field Faculty and LEO Lec III
University of Michigan
Rosalva Osorio is a field faculty and lecturer since 2019. They received a BA in sociology and a Master of Social Work in 2006, from the University of Michigan. They have worked in non-profit organizations in the Detroit area for the past 13 years. Macro settings have included being a special projects coordinator in children’s initiatives with Detroit-Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN), Clinical Director at The Children’s Center, program supervisor at Southwest Counseling Solutions, and board involvement with the Michigan Association of Infant Mental Health (MI-AIMH). Micro social work settings include being a juvenile justice and infant mental health specialist.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The focus on interprofessional collaborative practice is seen as the way to improve the healthcare of individuals and communities, reducing costs and increasing value. We still face the challenge of having most of our health professionals trained to demonstrate the skills and competencies specific to their own profession. To address this gap, health profession educators are preparing students to demonstrate skills and competencies through interprofessional practice and education (IPE). For that, there is an urge to provide them with experiential activities in order to assure their readiness.…