Student Spotlight: Judith Wertheim Rapport

Program: MSSA, 18-month Advanced Standing program – Children, Youth & Families

Hometown: Cleveland, OH (“East side, of course!”)

Why social work? “I’m attracted to helping professions. I studied social work in undergrad and quickly realized that it’s a very broad field and easy to apply to many different situations. My field placement is at Bellefaire JCB in their Homeless and Mission Youth program. I really want to continue working with youth after I graduate.”

Favorite thing about Cleveland? “I love Cleveland! I love the food here. You can get any type of food you want if you go look for it – and I love looking for it.”

Fun Fact: “I have a dog named Golda Meir Rapport.”