Founder of the Social Work Community
Kimberly Carroll, she/her/hers, LLMSW, is a licensed Social Worker in the state of Michigan. Kimberly received her BSW and MSW from Western Michigan University with a focus on Interpersonal Practice. Kimberly was awarded the NASW BSW Student of the Year in 2016 and currently works as a Sexual Assault Victim’s Advocate and Property Manager for the YWCA Kalamazoo. Kimberly began her work in suicide prevention in 2013 working as a core team member on Western Michigan University’s ‘Campus-Wide Suicide Prevention Program.’
In 2013, Kimberly and the core team were awarded by WMU’s School of Social Work for their poster and presentation on Connectedness Building. In 2019, to continue building her skillsets, Kimberly completed ‘Mental Health First Aid USA’ training via the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare. Kimberly is an enthusiastic changemaker and founded the Social Work Community in July 2021 where she is passionate about creating opportunities for engagement, connection, and resource sharing within the community.