Dawn E. Shedrick, LCSW-R

Dawn E. Shedrick, LCSW-R


Human Services LI



M.S.W., Stony Brook University, 2000

B.S., Finance, Minor is Social Services, Quinnipiac University, 1996


Dawn E. Shedrick, LCSW-R is a licensed clinical social worker with a broad base of experience in many facets of practice. She is the CEO & Founder of JenTex Training & Consulting, a training and consulting firm that designs and delivers interactive continuing education workshops for social workers, mental health professionals and human service organizations. JenTex's offers these trainings both in-person and online.

Dawn has also delivered mental health and wellness workshops in corporate settings to clients including Canon USA, The New York Mets, Travelers Insurance, Office Depot, GE, St. John's University and GlaxoSmithKline.

Dawn has been recognized for her contributions to the LGBTQ community as well as her innovations in social entrepreneurship. For self care, she enjoys reading, travel, knitting and calligraphy.

Scholarly & Professional Interests

My professional interests and specializations center on gender & sexuality, LGBTQ issues, culturally competent mental health practice, trauma-informed care and case management.


"Give light and people will find the way." —Ella Baker