Kristen Carney

Kristen Carney

Part-time Faculty

Kristen Carney


Carney is a part-time faculty member teaching Practice Methods. She has extensive clinical experience and background in education, child welfare and healthcare. She has also worked in private practice offering counseling services to adolescents and adults, in addition to treating mothers experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Carney has been working within higher education since 2012, providing academic advising support, initiatives and counseling services to college students. Currently she serves as a Personal Counselor at the University of Detroit Mercy Wellness Center.

Degrees and Certifications

  • MSW- Wayne State University, 2011
  • BSW- Western Michigan University, 2010
  • The Art of Holding Perinatal Women in Distress: Assessment, Treatment, & Advanced Clinical Practice Postgraduate Training, Postpartum Stress Center, Rosemont, Pennsylvania, March 2018
  • Licensed Master’s Clinical Social Worker
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) International Association of Trauma Professionals


Teaching Interests

Practice Methods, BSW & MSW

Areas of Expertise

  • College Student Mental Health
  • Family & Child Welfare
  • Perinatal Mental Health

Courses Taught

  • SW 3010
  • SW 3020
  • SW 4997