Carly E. D. King

Widener University Center for Social Work Education; Columbia University School of Social Work

Carly King, MSSW, LSW (she/her/hers) is a licensed social worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Temple University and a Master of Science in Social Work with a concentration in policy practice from Columbia University. She has worked for over a decade in various child welfare roles, including foster care, adoption, prevention work, and training clinicians who provide mental health services for members of the adoption kinship network. Carly is currently serving as the Interim Director at the Widener University Center for Social Work Education for the Online MSW Program. She has also been a Live Support Specialist for Columbia University School of Social Work’s Online Campus since 2020. Outside of these roles, Carly is frequently found teaching or facilitating training and workshops, around topics of grief and loss, trauma, transracial adoption, attachment, LGBTQIA+ topics, physical and mental health care.

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