Katrina Norris LCSW, LAC
Exec. Director Indiana State Psychiatric Hospital Network
State of Indiana
Katrina Norris earned her Master of Social Work degree in 2008 from IUPUI in Indianapolis. In addition, she holds four additional undergraduate degrees, two licenses, and a board certification. Katrina is the Executive Director of Indiana's State Psychiatric Hospital Network within the Division of Mental Health and Addiction. In her role she oversees all six of Indiana's state hospitals. Ms. Norris has taught as an adjunct professor for Ivy Tech Community College and the IU School of Social Work for the past 13 years. Finally, she has been a well-received and respected presenter at professional development conferences in Indiana as well as on national platforms. In addition to her professional roles Katrina has been a valued asset to the state and regional communities serving on multiple advisory boards, including the IU School of Social Work Alumni Board, Indiana Rural Health Association Board and is the former President of the National Association of Social Workers-Indiana Chapter. She was a proud member of the IU Grand Challenges initiative to enhance research and programming through the State in response to the opioid crisis. Katrina was awarded the NASW Region 5 Social Worker of the Year in 2014 and the Distinguished Alumni Award from IU School of Social Work in 2016. In 2020, she received the prestigious bicentennial medal from Indiana University. In 2022, Katrina was awarded the Distinguished Chapter Service award by the National Association of Social Workers.