Kim Toler

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Dr. Kimberly Toler's formal training is in child welfare/protective services and public administration where she held various roles during her 30+ year career. Dr. Toler is a Licensed Independent Social Worker in the state of Ohio and has worked with private and public entities nationally regarding improving permanency outcomes for youth in the care of a public child protective service agency. She has also taught a variety of social work and public administration/human services courses online and in brick and mortar schools. At Walden University , she is a contributing faculty member and teaches in the MSW Program, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.


Doctorate of Social Work, Walden University

MSW, The Ohio State University


Toler, K. R. (2019). Child Welfare as a Commuity Partner. The Ohio State University - College of Public Health