Amy Pickens

Professional Development Specialist
Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

In the 4 years prior to starting at the Begun Center, Amy performed data collection and reporting in the Pathology Dept at CWRU. She will use her organizational and streamlining skills to add to the multi-talented team at the Center for Innovative Practices. She enjoys contributing to the mission of lessening social inequities and helping to provide the greatest opportunity possible for anyone to achieve their desired potential. She am working on her Bachelor's degree in Nonprofit Administration and plan to pursue a Master's degree in that field. She has worked in a very broad array of settings, including as an art gallery guard, chocolate shop associate, clinician delivering physical therapy in the home, blood bank technician, patient access specialist, Report Coordinator and now she is the Professional Development Specialist at the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Center of Excellence. She looks forward to continued learning and growth both personally and professionally on her journey at Case Western Reserve.