As field education director, Karen provides oversight of the field education portion of both the Graduate School Psychology program and the PSYD Clinical/School Program. www.roberts.edu/psych
She also adjuncts for the Social Work Department, here at Roberts.
Karen comes to Roberts from a clinical therapist position at Orleans County Mental Health Clinic. She had the opportunity to work with a variety of clients within the clinic and at two satellite offices, within their local high school and middle school.
In her leisure time she enjoys time with family and friends. Karen is married to the men’s soccer coach, here at Roberts Wesleyan. They have three adult children, two married and one soon to be, along with one very precious grandson.
TRAINING & CONFERENCES
Foundations of Anti-Racism Clinical Practice: Examining Biases and Harmful Thinking Reminders - University at Buffalo
LGBTQ Clients in Today’s World – Treatment Strategies for Gender and Sexual Identity Issues - PESI
Trauma Informed Care – Univera
March – 2021
Tele-health for Mental Health Professionals - PESI
CBT for Cluster B – Proven Strategies for Borderline, Narcissistic, Anti-Social and Histrionic Personality Disorders – PESI
Attachment Focused Play Therapy – PESI
Navigating LGBTQ Adolescent Health for Healthcare Provider – University at Buffalo
Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD – New York University Webinar
Suicide and Self-Harm – Stopping the Pain – PESI
FIT (Focus on Integrated Treatment) Online Training – Columbia Psychiatry
September 2015 – November 2018
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents - PESI
Giving Voice to Loss and Grief – University at Buffalo
Mindfulness in Youths and Adolescents – University at Buffalo
All In the Family: Supporting LGBTQ Needs Through the Lifecycle – University at Buffalo
CAMS – Suicide Prevention Training
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy – University of Rochester