Dorothy Heiderscheit, OSF
MSW, RSW, ACSW
Dorothy Heiderscheit is a member of the Franciscan Sisters, Dubuque, Iowa. Dorothy holds her Masters in Social Work from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA and a BSN from Marycrest College in Davenport, IA. She is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) in the USA, licensed as an Independent Social Worker (LISW) in Iowa, and as a Registered Social Worker (RSW) in Ontario, Canada. Previous ministry experiences include the Office of Family Ministry with Catholic Charities of Jackson, MS, Board membership and chairman for the State Board of Mental Health of Mississippi, Clinical Practice for Religious and Clergy in the Tri-State area of Dubuque, IA, and eight years as Congregational President with the Dubuque Franciscans. Sr. Dorothy has served Southdown as Chief Executive Officer as well as Continuing Care Coordinator.