Karen Kieffer

Training & Research Coordinator

Karen earned a master's degree in Social Work from Salem State University and is a Licensed Certified Social Worker specializing in approaches to working with stress and trauma. She is currently a Ph.D. student in Organizational Systems at Saybrook University. Currently, Karen is the Training and Research Coordinator at the Co-Response Training and Technical Assistance Center, and she is working to support the development of the co-response replication model. Karen’s previous work history includes 6 years with the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health as Director of Rehabilitation and Recovery. Additionally, Karen as experience in dialogue facilitation, implementing continuous improvement strategies, developing peer support programs, research, grant writing, and training and staff development.