Karen Jick, MSSW
Office: Rose Hall 320M
Ms. Karen Jick, MSSW received her Masters of Science of Social Work (MSSW) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition, she holds a certificate in Marriage in Family Therapy from the Family Institute of Chicago, a certificate in Brief Therapy (Solution-focused Therapy) from the Brief Family Therapy Center of Milwaukee, WI and a certificate in Human Services Administration from the UW-Madison Department of Professional and Applied Studies.
Her social work educational experience includes ad hoc graduate instruction, as well as field instruction, for the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare at UW-Milwaukee from 1989-2006. She also served as a clinical assistant professor for the schools Title IV-E Child Welfare program from 1996-1999. From 2000-2003, she conducted web-based instruction for the UW-Madison Department of Professional Development and Applied Studies. Ms. Jick has developed curricula and conducted workshops since 2000 for NEW Partnership for Children and Families, a UW-Green Bay Title IV-E program.
Karens practice experience includes agency administration for Sunshine Adoption, Inc., agency administration and program design & management for Kids Matter, Inc., psychotherapy services for Therapy Associates of Racine, Inc., and child welfare practice for both Brown and Milwaukee counties.
Ms. Jick has presented more than 60 workshops for social work professionals in various settings, most frequently on the topic of ethics. She is a former president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers and currently serves on the Child Welfare Committee for the national office of NASW.