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Ivette Cruz-Kondrat

  • MSW, Permanent Social Worker license- Puerto Rico
  • BSW Student Services Coordinator
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Ivette Barbosa, MSW, is a native from the island of Puerto Rico where she grew up and completed her Bachelors and Masters Degree in the field of Social Work at the University of Puerto Rico. She was the recipient of the NASW Puerto Rican chapter scholarship to complete her studies. She joined the School of Social Work in January 2009 as the BSW Student Services Coordinator. Prior to her appointment, she taught in the BSW program as an associate faculty. Ivette Barbosa moved to the city of Indianapolis in 1993 and has worked with the Hispanic/Latino population since then. She was part of the first task force that developed the Hispanic Health Project at Wishard Hospital. She developed several Hispanic projects and initiatives at other agencies including Healthy Families and Children's Bureau Inc. She has provided trainings and made presentations at different organizations and agencies on Hispanic/Latino matters and is an active member of the Latino community.



Emphasis/Major: Masters in Social Work
1991 - University of Puerto Rico

Dissertation: Knowledge and assessment of Law students about the death penalty in Puerto Rico


Emphasis/Major: Social Work
1990 - University of Puerto Rico

Research Interests

Undocumented students

Teaching Interests

Diversity course
Introduction to Social Work

Awards and Honors

  • 2020 - Office of the Chancellor IUPUI
  • NACADA Emerging Leaders Program
    2017 - NACADA
  • JACADA Advisor of the Year Award
    2015 - JACADA