Karen Rodriguez

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Dr. Karen Rodriguez is a clinical social worker licensed in Iowa, Nebraska and Michigan and is Contributing Faculty in the Barbara Solomon School of Social Work at Walden University. She earned Bachelors degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She has been working with children and families since 1991 including a background in child welfare, foster care and extensive experience in mental health and substance abuse treatment with individuals, teens and families. She specializes in working with marriage and family issues, behavior disorders, couples therapy, blended family issues and military personnel and families. She also supervises student therapists in training and provides in-service training on various mental health topics. Dr. Rodriguez is also a Military Family Life Consultant providing support to military members and families, a proud military mom. She is married and the proud parent of three children and grandparent to four amazing grandchildren.


PhD, Walden University

MSW, University of Nebraska Omaha

BS, University of Nebraska Kearney

Public Service

NASW Iowa, Committee Member - Des Moines


Rodriguez, K. A. (2018). Management and Supervision. Montgomery County Memorial Hospital