Kathryn Kelly Carroll


969 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Areas of Expertise
Trauma-informed Clinical Practice
Violence and Trauma
Integrative DSM-V Assessment

This course covers the description, classification, evaluation, and diagnosis of the adult psychiatric disorders described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of...

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Social Intervention: Programs and Policies I

This two-quarter course introduces students to the issues and problems associated with social welfare interventions at the community, agency, and policy levels. Students...

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  • Bocanegra, K., Aguilar, N., Lee, J., Carroll, K. & Hyun-Seok, C. (2021) Between a bullet and its target: Street intervention, trauma exposure, and professional implications.
  • Rufa, A. K., Carroll, K. K., Lofgreen, A., Klassen, B., Held, P., & Zalta, A. K. (2022). “You're going to look at me differently”: A qualitative study of disclosure experiences among survivors of military sexual assault. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 00 1- 13.  
  • Lofgreen, A.M., Tirone, V., Carroll, K. K., Rufa, A. K., Smith, D. L. Bagley, J., Zalta, A.K., Brennan, M. B., Van Horn, R., Pollack, M. H., & Held, P.  (2020). Improving outcomes for a 3-week intensive treatment program for posttraumatic stress disorder in survivors of military sexual trauma.  Journal of Affective Disorders 269, 134-140.

Course: 30000 Social Intervention: Programs and Policies

Post-master's Job Experience: 

  • Outpatient Medical Social Work (Veterans Administration)
  • Outpatient Mental Health Clinician (Rush Road Home Program)
  • Trauma Specialist (Chicago CRED)
  • Associate Director of Behavioral Health and Wellness (Institute for Nonviolence Chicago, current)

Fields of Special Interest:

  • Complex and Ongoing Traumatic Stress
  • Community Violence Intervention
  • Trauma and Public Policy
  • Layperson-delivered Clinical Interventions