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Kristen Prock
Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor (Ss)

  • Department(s): Social Work
  • Office Location: Community Engagement Center 167
  • Phone: (262) 472-5150
  • Email:
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Dr. Kristen Prock earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, an MSW from Indiana University-South Bend, and a PhD in Social Work from Michigan State University. Prior to joining the UW-Whitewater faculty in 2019, she worked for nearly a decade with system-involved children and adolescents who have significant behavioral and mental health needs in residential treatment settings. Dr. Prock is a licensed clinical social worker with expertise in adolescent trauma and mental health, youth homelessness, and program evaluation. Dr. Prock’s research focuses on the experiences needs of LGBTQ homeless youth, LGBTQ advocacy, and evidence-based practice in social work education. Dr. Prock teaches practice courses for both the BSW and MSW programs.