Lead Facilitator


Prof. Dr. Kutzen is Founder and Director of Employee Consultation Services, a comprehensive human resources firm, specializing in designing and managing occupational health services.  
Her background and experience focus on guiding organizations in policy evaluation and developing practices related to corporate social responsibility, specifically their relationship between corporate activity and social issues.

Additional services include implementing and managing workplace Employee Assistance Programs, trauma /critical incident debriefing, conducting programs in human resource development and family business consultation.

Dr. Kutzen is a cum laude graduate of the University of Chicago. School of Social Service Administration. She received her Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work. Nationally recognized as a pioneer in the delivery of social services in the workplace, she is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers, the National Association of Social Workers, and its Illinois Chapter.

She is Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work and Hebrew Theological College. Skokie, IL.

Dr. Kutzen has expanded her interest and gained expertise in the area of assisting in the re-entry issues facing post incarcerated individuals, their families and children. She currently volunteers to provide these services with the Safer Foundation, Adult Transition Center, and the Hinda Institute.