September 25, 2018

EWU Welcomes New CWTAP Faculty

Kara Rozeboom is a CWTAP Field Instructor and Lecturer for the Everett part-time hybrid MSW program. She joined EWU in May 2018. She is located at the Smokey Point Children's Administration office in Arlington, WA.

Prior to joining EWU, Kara worked for Children's Administration in western Washington for 21 years. Her last position was as a CPS Program Consultant and Trainer for seven Children's Administration field offices. Prior to that role she worked as a social worker, supervisor, trainer, and as the regional Family Assessment Response (FAR) Program Manager. She helped implement FAR, a new CPS pathway, throughout 14 field offices.

Kara received her MSW from Eastern Washington University through the Everett program in 2007 and is a CWTAP graduate. She holds a bachelor's degree in Social Work from Calvin College. Areas of professional interest include child welfare, trauma-informed practice, and child development/early learning. Outside of work, her time is spent with her husband and two young children. She loves to travel and explore new places.


Sherita Parratt is a CWTAP Field Instructor and Lecturer for the Eastern Washington part-time hybrid MSW program. She joined EWU in May 2018. She is primarily located in the Spokane Children's Administration office, however her position takes her to CA offices throughout eastern Washington.

Prior to joining EWU, Sherita was a supervisor for a Child & Family Welfare Services (CFWS) unit in the Spokane office. Prior to this Sherita worked in various programs including ICW, CPS, Homefinders, Legally Free and Adolescent services. Sherita earned her Master's Degree in Social Work in 2014 from EWU and her Bachelor of Psychology in 2001 from Gonzaga University. She is also a CWTAP graduate.

Sherita has a strong interest in trauma-informed care to children, youth, and families involved with child welfare. She is also very passionate about attachment theory. Sherita is married with 3 daughters and enjoys gardening, reading, home improvement projects, and folk rock.