Who We Are

Kathy Kuhn, MSW, LICSW

Kathy Kuhn, MSW, LICSW, was previously the director of Workforce Development at the Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER) and is now working on special projects. Kuhn is a member of the curriculum team, where she develops national online training programs in aging and fosters new collaborative initiatives. Prior to her tenure at BUSSW, Kuhn worked extensively with older adults in health and mental health settings including 10 years as the clinical director of Geriatric Mental Health and Linguistic Outreach at Kit Clark Senior Services in Boston, Mass. She was the director of Social Services and Continuing Care at Marlborough Hospital in Marlborough, Mass. for 10 years. In 2011, Kuhn received the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers’ Greatest Contribution to Social Work Practice award. She is also involved in several advocacy efforts to improve the provision of services to older adults — particularly through her work with the Massachusetts Aging and Mental Health Coalition — and, in 2013, was appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Elder Abuse as the Geriatric Mental Health Specialist.