Kimberly Setterlund, MSW, LCSW

Assistant Professor and Director, MSW Program, Department of Social Work
Phone: (626) 857-2402
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Kimberly Setterlund, MSW, LCSW, oversees field education courses, including integration of academic curricular content in field learning experiences, developing student internships, field instructor training, and assuring that all aspects of the field sequence meet Council on Social Work Education accreditation standards. She is also involved in teaching field-relevant courses. Her professional experiences include coordination of the Mental Health Stipend Program for the School of Social Work at California State University, San Bernardino, and medical and clinical social work practice in settings including hospitals, the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, and wraparound services for high-risk youth. She has also directed a psychosocial rehabilitation program for adults with chronic mental health conditions and co-occurring disorders. Setterlund has a strong professional interest in perinatal mental health issues and has conducted provider trainings and worked with support groups in the greater Los Angeles area. Other areas of scholarship include clergy/mental health collaboration and clergy thriving in ministry. She also maintains a private clinical practice.


  • MSW, Older Adults and Families Concentration, California State University, Long Beach
  • B.A., Psychology, University of California, Riverside


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, California (LCS 21701)

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Social Work


  • Clergy Care
  • Clergy/Mental Health Professional Collaborations
  • Family Systems
  • Medical/Oncology Social Work
  • Older Adults and Families
  • Women’s Reproductive Mental Health

Courses Taught

  • SOCW 515 – Field Seminar I
  • SOCW 525 – Field Seminar II
  • SOCW 534 – Field Seminar III
  • SOCW 541 – Capstone Leadership Project
  • SOCW 544 – Field Seminar IV

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