- Police Social Worker | Alexandria, Kentucky
Kelly Pompilio (Long) is a lifelong resident of Campbell County, Kentucky. Kelly began her social work career after graduating from Northern Kentucky University in 2004 with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services as an ongoing worker. Kelly held various positions while at the Cabinet including ongoing worker, investigative worker, intake worker, and specialized investigator. Kelly worked her way up to become the Specialized Investigative Supervisor from 2013-2016 serving 8 counties in Kentucky.
Kelly received her Bachelor’s Degree from Northern Kentucky University in 2004. Kelly was accepted into the Advanced Standing Program through the University of Louisville where she obtained her Master’s Degree in 2013.
Kelly began her current position as a Police Social Worker (PSW) for the Alexandria Police Department in July 2016. As the first PSW in Kentucky, she assists the department’s officers by dealing with victims of abuse, neglect, domestic violence, substance abuse, mental health and poverty. Kelly is a strong and vocal advocate for her clients, and she believes that change happens when people are given the guidance they need to draw on their own strengths and realize their potential to live fulfilling, happy lives. Kelly provides an environment of compassion and support to help individuals and families overcome obstacles to move forward and thrive.
Data: Collection, Analysis, Informing Practice
The session will focus on all things data, including what data is collected and how it informs practice. The panelists will cover data privacy and the importance of confidential documentation for PSWs.