IdeaSpace Owner

Dr. Starks, CEO of StarkSpeak, LLC, purchased IdeaSpace in 2015 and began providing affordable training and clinical supervision to Social Workers in 2016. Since 2016, 24 LMSW have completed supervision and achieved their clinical license.  In addition, each year over 250 Social Workers and other licensed professionals have attended her training workshops.    

Karen Starks

Karen Starks, PhD, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Assistant Professor at The University of Alabama.  Over the past twenty years, Dr. Starks has held teaching positions at universities in Georgia and Alabama.  Her areas of specialty is public policy, ethics and entrepreneurship.  

Dr. Starks serves on the BAE Board and mentors teens at South Gwinnett High School.  She is the author of her self-published children’s book, “My Beautiful Brown Boy”, a true story of how she helped her four year old son affirm his ethnic identity.

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