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Kimberly Bainguel

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

Barbara Solomon School of Social Work

Degree Program Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

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.


Doctor of Social Work-DSW , Walden University - Minneapolis, United States

MSW, Southern University at New Orleans - Baton Rouge , LA United States

Public Service

Life Church , Director of Marriage Ministry - Baton Rouge , LA United States


Bainguel, K. M. (2019). Burnout Among Child Welfare Social Workers in Louisiana. The Baton Rouge General.