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Rachel Guimond

School of Life and Health Sciences

Social Work and Criminal Justice


D.S.W., 2015, University of Tennessee
A.M., 2004, School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
B.A., 2002, Point Loma Nazarene University

A licensed clinical social worker, Dr. Guimond became the chair of the Department of Social Work and Criminal Justice in 2015. She also serves as the program director for the social work major.

During her career, she has worked with the aging population, the chronically mentally ill and chemically dependent adolescents. At Olivet, she teaches human behavior in the social environment, social work practice and topics in aging. 

Her academic interests lie in the areas of self-care for the social work professional and disability policies across the lifespan. She served on the Social Work Advisory Council for Trinity Christian College.

In her leisure time, she enjoys skiing, reading, scrapbooking and swimming.

She and her husband, Philip, have a daughter, Lucy, and a son, Harrison. They are active at Manteno Church of the Nazarene.

Ecclesiastes

7:12

For wisdom is a safeguard, as money is a safeguard, but the excellency of knowledge is that wisdom gives life to them that have it.