Karen Allen, Ph.D., LMSW

Professor, Director of Social Work Program

1127 East Atwater Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47401
Office: (812) 855-6090

Area of Interest:

Dr. Karen Allen is the Director of the Social Work Program at Indiana University – Bloomington. She received her MSW and doctorate in Education from Wayne State University. She has over fifteen years of practice experience which includes medical social work, private practice counseling traumatized, severely injured and terminally ill clients, agency consultation in program evaluation and hospital administration. Her current area of research includes recovery from trauma and violence, health care, and social work education. She has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles, two books and a number of book chapters. She is also the co-author of the upcoming textbook, Social Work in Health Care: Best Practices and Emerging Trends, scheduled for release in spring, 2015 by Sage Publications.