Balcerzak, Judith

Judith Balcerzak, MSW, PhD, LCSW, has spent over 39 years as a clinical social worker. Her book titled Workplace Bullying: Clinical and Organizational Perspectives (2016). NASW Press, Washington, D.C, is available at Amazon and from the publisher. Licensed in both California and Michigan, Dr. Balcerzak has spent decades working in health care treatment and administration in the public and private sectors. Judith teaches in the Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, CA. Her consulting role with organizations includes work with such organizations as U.S. AID (a division of the United States Department of State), Ventura College, and the California Chapter of NASW. As part of her commitment to Social Work education and practice, Judith developed the Human Services Degree and Certificate Programs at Ventura College. These programs serve as entry level educational tracks for undergraduate social work education. In her private clinical and consulting practice, Judith has encountered many clients, students, and organizations with workplace bullying problems. Completing her MSW at Wayne State University (Detroit) in 1977, Judith has been a resident of California since the early 1980’s. Judith’s recent doctorates in Social Work and Organizational Psychology are examples of her passion for lifelong learning. Dr. Balcerzak and her husband, Dr. Daniel Jordan, divide their time between Ventura County, and the island country of Dominica in the Eastern Caribbean. Their commitment to human rights and social justice is central to their values and practice.