Vince received his MSW from the University of Washington in 1981. He has split his career between academia and social work practice, teaching in BSW and MSW programs for approximately 20 years, and 20 years in clinical social work primarily with families. His practice experience has been primarily in non-profit agencies as a clinician, clinical supervisor, family therapy trainer, manager, grant writer and program developer. Vince has spent time in Guatemala assisting in social service program development/implementation and has been owner/operator of a private counseling practice. Vince currently teaches the therapeutic groups class and the organizations class in UND’s Distance MSW program.