Helen is a Michigan State University student in the Advanced Standing Master of Social Work program. She completed her Bachelor of Social Work at Oakland University in April 2011. Working part time as direct care staff for a Macomb County-based agency for Community Mental Health cases, Helen is in the clinical track at MSU's Oakland campus for advanced standing social work students. She one day hopes to work with youth and families. Her professional interests include substance abuse and compulsive behaviors. She is also independently researching autism spectrum disorders.
Helen enjoys writing, photography, gardening, baking, and spending time with family and friends.