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Kortney A. Carr

Board Member

Kortney A. Carr is an Associate Professor of Practice and Ph.D. student at the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare. As a licensed clinical social worker, Kortney maintains a private practice where she provides trauma-focused therapy services to individuals and families, and clinical supervision to social workers. Her scholarly interests include exploring the impact of social isolation from a racial and culturally aware lens, complex hope, trauma, mental health, program and policy implementation, social work education, and exploring ways to promote the health and well-being of Black men. One of the foundations and focus of Kortney’s work and research is engaging Black men in research and amplifying their voices and experiences due to the unique challenges that they face. As an Associate Professor of Practice, Kortney is dedicated to educating and preparing social workers for the next steps in their journey. Within her teaching, she focuses on assisting students build advanced, competent, multi-system skills while infusing a focus on racial equity and social justice into every course taught. 

Kortney A. Carr
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