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Theresa Gutierrez

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Theresa Gutierrez is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with 11 years of experience in the field. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in social work from Minnesota State University in 2001 and went on to receive her master’s degree in social work from the University of St. Thomas. Over the course of her career, Theresa has been employed as an outreach worker, case manager, child protection social worker, and senior social worker, and she has worked with clients in both rural and urban areas. Currently, she is a bilingual Senior Social Worker for Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, where she provides resource referrals, education, advocacy, and short-term therapy for hospital patients.

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