Beth Halaas, Director of Field Education, joined the CSUN faculty in the Fall of 2004. Dr. Halaas received her MSW degree from University of California, Los Angeles and her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from CSUN. Dr. Halaas has over twenty five years of practice experience in both the private and public sectors. She has worked primarily in the areas of social service management, planning, and administration; case management; training/education; public health; drug/alcohol treatment, and HIV/AIDS in the greater Los Angeles area. Prior to joining the CSUN MSW faculty, Dr. Halaas was Director of Community Programs for Tarzana Treatment Centers, Director of Client Services for the AIDS Service Center, and Case Management Coordinator for the Office of AIDS Programs & Services, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. Ms. Halaas also held a Lecturer position for several years at UCLA.