Karyn Bailey, MSW

Assistant Clinical Professor of Social Work

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Advanced Clinical Social Work Fellowship | Chawarska Lab | Developmental Disabilities Program | Outpatient Clinical Services | Yale Early Social Cognition Lab (YESCog)

Yale Medicine


Karyn Bailey graduated from the University of Kansas with a Master’s in Social Work and subsequently completed two years of advanced clinical training as a Social Work Fellow at the Yale Child Study Center prior to accepting a position as a faculty member. Currently, she serves as the Director of Social Work Training for the department and also as the lead Social Worker in our Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic. Her interests include adult learning and family adjustment with regard to early diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Areas of expertise include special education rights and advocacy.

Education & Training

MSW University of Kansas (2000)

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