College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Kimberly Bainguel is a graduate of the Barbara Solomon School of Social Work, with a doctorate degree in social work; concentration in social work administration. She is an alumnus of Southern University at New Orleans where she earned her Master’s of Social Work (MSW) and Southern University A&M College, where she earned her Bachelor’s of Science in History. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Louisiana. She works in private practice where her area of expertise is relationship and family conflict and provides education presentations on burnout in the profession of social work. Dr. Bainguel is passionate about fostering healthy relationships; so that communities can become the best they can be and experience a safer place.
Dr. Bainguel’s professional work experience includes being a therapist for home base services, psychiatric social worker, and as a community assessor for mental health rehabilitation programs. She also tutors social workers working towards licensure. Her research background includes action research on burnout in child welfare social workers in Louisiana.