Ms. Amanda Longie

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Assistant Professor of Social Work

Office/Department: Social Work, Department of

Location: Bensen Hall 421

Phone: (218) 755-2058

Box #: 35



Amanda Longie is an Assistant Professor of Social Work and the Faculty Liaison for Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) Internships at Bemidji State University.

Ms. Longie began her career in the United States Air Force where she served six years as an intelligence analyst. She began her substance abuse and mental health counseling career in 2012 working with veterans that struggled with occurring disorders and expanded her work within the specialty court systems in Phoenix, Arizona and more recently in Bemidji, Minnesota. She has worked with a variety of populations including the inmate population, pregnant women, and those afflicted with domestic violence issues. Ms. Longie is passionate about teaching young professionals in the field and has supervised and mentored interns during her practice. 

Originally from South Carolina, she has lived in various parts of the United Sates and has embraced Bemidji, Minnesota as her home. She enjoys spending time with her three children, her two dogs, and appreciates camping, hiking, fishing, skiing, and kayaking when she has the time. 


  • Doctorate of Education in Counseling Education and Supervision – Minnesota State University, Mankato; anticipated completion May 2024
  • Masters of Arts in Substance Abuse Counseling – Ottawa University, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling – Ottawa University, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration – Bellevue University, Bellevue, Nebraska
  • Associates of Science in Applied Sciences – Community College of the Air Force 



Fall Classes 
  • Introduction to Substance and Behavior Addictions
  • Internship Orientation: LADC
  • Internship: SOWK/LADC
  • Internship: LADC
Spring Classes 
  • Substance and Behavior Addictions: Intervention and Prevention
  • Internship Orientation: LADC
  • Internship: SOWK/LADC
  • Internship: LADC
Summer Classes
  • Drugs, Brain and Behavior
  • Internship: SOWK/LADC
  • Internship: LADC
Additional Classes
  • Family Dynamics and Intervention
  • Intercultural Communications