Field Education Coordinator
Campus Address: Caudell Hall 356
M.S.W., SUNY at Buffalo
Karen Edmond joins the social work department as the Coordinator of Field Education. She earned her master's degree in social work in child welfare Services from SUNY at Buffalo. She also earned her bachelor of science in social work and her minor in art therapy from SUNY Buffalo State and her Associate of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Erie Community College.
Edmond has worked in the Western New York area for over twenty years of social work practice specializing in the areas of infant, toddler, and young child development, adolescent parenting and pregnancy, clinical mental health with families, and diversity and social justice. She has extensive experience as a diversity consultant and trainer throughout Western New York and the Niagara Region of Canada. She brings over 10 years of social work field education experience to the role including Canadian social work practice, advocacy, and policy.
Her recognitions include the New York Chapter NASW May 2012 Social Worker Spotlight of the Month, Phi Alpha Honor Society Inductee, Dena P. Gold Memorial Award for outstanding study, field work, and other contributions related to families, women, and children; Arthur A. Schomberg Fellowship; SUNY Buffalo State’s Certificate of Merit for being one of five finalists for the President's Medal; Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Scholastic Achievement Award; Association of Faculty of African Descent's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship; State University's Chancellor's Award of Student Excellence; and the State of New York's Award of Merit for Community Service.
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