About SG Solutions


To promote ethical action by creating space for inspiration, conversation, laughter and support.

Living the Mission

SG Solutions was created to complement Dr. Kim Strom's work as a professor. Through consulting, training, and writing she shares the stories of individuals who live their values, to shine a light on their courage and seed more of it in others. In an authentic, meaningful and humorous way, her seminars and presentations aim to further understanding about the origins and expressions of moral courage. They create space for discovery and dialogue so that participants can learn from and be strengthened by the examples of others.

Brief Professional Biography

Kimberly Strom, PhD, LISW
Dr. Kim Strom is the Smith P. Theimann, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Professional Practice at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work. Dr. Strom teaches in the areas of direct practice, education, and human resource management. Her scholarly interests involve ethics, moral courage, and social work education. She is the former chair of the National Association of Social Workers’ National Committee on Inquiry and is active in training, consultation and research on ethics and social work practice. She has written over 60 articles, monographs and chapters on ethics and practice. She is the author of Straight Talk about Professional Ethics and The Ethics of Practice with Minors: High Stakes and Hard Choices and the forthcoming text Cultivating Courage. Dr. Strom is also the co-author of the texts Best of Boards, Direct Social Work Practice and Teaching Social Work Values and Ethics: A Curriculum Resource. Dr. Strom also held an appointment as the UNC Institute for the Arts and Humanities Associate Director for the Academic Leadership Program, which helps prepare and support the next generation of academic leaders.  Currently, she serves as Principal Investigator of the UNC School of Social Work behavioral healthcare contract, and has been recently appointed by the chancellor to serve as Director of the UNC-Chapel Hill Office of Ethics Education and Policy Management.

About Kim

Kimberly Strom, MSW, PhD

Dr. Kim Strom grew up on the coast of Maine. She has three degrees in the field of social work and has been a social work educator for over twenty years, teaching in such areas as direct practice, human resource management, organizational and community change, and higher education. Dr. Strom is the Smith P. Theimann Jr. Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Professional Practice at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her practice experience has been focused on planning and administration, and suicide prevention, intervention, and bereavement. Her scholarly interests have centered on ethics, education, and social work practice. Dr. Strom is an active trainer, author, and consultant.

SG Solutions -- Booking

Dr. Kim Strom
UNC Chapel Hill

(919) 302-6813