ASU West Campus School of Social Work 4701 W Thunderbird
Glendale, AZ 85306
Mail code: 3920
Joanne Cacciatore is a Professor in the SSW at ASU. Her area of research and practice is traumatic grief. She founded the MISS Foundation, an international NGO that aids families whose children are dying or have died, in 1996. She also started the first restorative community for traumatic grief, Selah Carefarm, located in northern Arizona where grievers from around the world come for counseling in a natural setting, helping take care of more than 50 animals rescued from abuse, homelessness, and torture. She teaches a course on restorative spaces at the carefarm, featured in Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry's docuseries, The Me You Can't See, on AppleTV and served as a member of their mental health advisory team for the series.
Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Master's degree. Social Work, Arizona State University
Bachelor's degree. Psychology, Arizona State University