Dawn E. Shedrick

Columbia University School of Social Work

Dawn Shedrick, LCSW-R, is the founder and CEO of JenTex Training & Consulting, a professional development company that offers continuing education training; leadership development training and coaching; and organization development consulting to the human services, healthcare, and social justice sectors. Over the course of her 25-year career, Dawn has gained experience in most aspects of social work practice including case management, community organizing, clinical mental health practice, supervision, organizational and program development, staff development training and coaching, and executive management. She fuses this experience with her advanced training in aromatherapy, herbalism, reiki, meditation, comparative spirituality, and emotional intelligence to create a holistic framework that undergirds all her work. Dawn has also designed and delivered mental and emotional wellness and LGBTQ inclusion seminars in corporate workplaces including Travelers Insurance, JP Morgan Chase, GE, The NY Mets, Office Depot, GlaxoSmithKline, National Grid, Columbia University, and Canon USA North American Headquarters. She has delivered trainings to in-person audiences throughout the United States and abroad in Canada, Puerto Rico, Tanzania, and China and has created interactive virtual learning events for global audiences. Dawn is a lecturer at the Columbia University School of Social Work where she was an inaugural recipient of the Steven P. Schinke Teaching Innovation Award. She is currently a doctoral candidate studying Adult Learning and Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University.

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