Kimberly Shephard received her Master of Social Work in 2000 at Wayne State University. She has taught several classes for the Department of Social Work as part-time faculty to include Human Behavior, Theory, Social Welfare Policy and Seminar. In addition, Kimberly has been a Faculty Advisor where she works closely with students and their internships to facilitate a community based learning environment to enhance their education.
Kimberly has experience working at other educational institutions to include a local community college, Madonna University where she taught Early Childhood Development and Baker College in the Human Services Department.
Kimberly currently is providing service in a local charter school and works with a special education Population. Kimberly’s other duties include crisis management, behavioral interventions and community referrals. In addition, Kimberly has experience in clinical out-patient mental health and substance abuse/dependency issues where she provided didactic groups, psychotherapy to adults, children and families. She also has performed home-based therapy to at risk children and adolescents to assist with creating a healthier environment.
Kimberly’s therapy approach entails a wide variety implementing methods that include cognitive-behavioral, family systems and psychodynamic.
Kimberly enjoys hiking, meditation, reading and social gatherings.