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Karen Pinkney - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Karen Pinkney Karen Pinkney

Adjunct Lecturer Dept. of Social Change & Innovation | USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Biography

Karen Pinkney joined the adjunct faculty of the Virtual Academic Center in 2012, teaching courses on leadership in the social work profession and organizational theory and practice.

A licensed clinical professional counselor, she has over 25 years of clinical experience in the EAP, addictions, and mental health fields. For the past 10 years she has worked as an organization development consultant in the health care industry; she also has a private counseling, coaching and consulting practice. Formerly she was the vice president of account operations for a national employee assistance program.

She serves on the board of directors for the Organization Development Network of Chicago.

She received her MA in counseling from Northeastern Illinois University. She has certification as an alcohol and other drug abuse counselor and an employee assistance professional, as well as professional coach through the International Coach Federation.

Education (1)

Northeastern Illinois University: MA, Counseling

Areas of Expertise (5)

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Organizational Theory and Practice Social Work Social Work Leadership Counseling

Industry Expertise (4)

Social Services Health and Wellness Education/Learning Health Care - Services

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