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Dr. Karen Ford

fordka@jmu.edu
Contact Info

JMU Faculty Karen FordDirector, Advisor to Nonprofit and Community Leadership Concentration

Education
D.S.W. - Howard University, Washington, DC
M.S.W. - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 
B.A. - Emory & Henry College, Emory VA 

Experience
Professor, JMU Social Work Department
Director, Lynchburg Youth Services, City of Lynchburg, VA            
Regional Youth Prevention Specialist, VA Dept of Juvenile Justice
Director Camp New Hope, VA Dept of Juvenile Justice
Middle School Social Studies Teacher
Youth group home & detention worker

Professional Interests and Affiliations
Baccalaureate Social work Program Directors Association (BPD)
Council on social Work Education (CSWE)
American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
Virginia Network of Nonprofit Organizations
Nonprofit Academic Centers Council
NAACP