Kelly Pahle

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Part-Time Lecturer

Social Work

319 Marshall


[email protected]


  • BA, University of Michigan
    • Sociology
  • MSW, New York University
    • Clinical Social Work


  • Began teaching at Eastern Michigan University in 2013.  Previous teaching experience at Chicago State University
  • Has worked 20 years at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in the Behavioral Health Department across the spectrum of care including: Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, Adolescent Partial Hospitalization, Adult Partial Hospitalization and her current position as Clinical Supervisor at St. Joe's Outpatient Clinics.  
  • Clinical Field Supervisor for multiple MSW and BSW interns over 25 years
  • Private Practice 2004-2018
  • Additional experience in Infant and Maternal Health and Child and Family Services
  • Numerous Presentations to Community and Professionals, primarily focused in the areas of Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Awareness, Trauma and Foster Parenting


  • SWRK 120 Introduction to Social Work Services and Professional Roles
  • SWRK 315 Theoretical Bases for Generalist SW Practice
  • SWRK 319W Writing for Agency Practice
  • SWRK 409 Social Work Practice with Groups
  • SWRK 454/554 Psychoeducational Groups in SW
  • SWRK 590 Psychopharmacology


Professional Members

  • National Association of Social Workers


  •  Licensed Master's Social Worker
    •  Clinical and Macro
  • Licensed Foster Parent – State of Michigan