Michaele Wicks Kulick, MSW, LCSW, C-SWHC
Michaele Kulick is a Clinical Case Manager at the Green Bay VA Health Care Center (HCC) and Cleveland VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), which are part of the Milwaukee VA Medical Center (VAMC). In that role, Ms. Kulick is responsible for coordinating care, providing resources, and advocating for severely injured and ill Post 9/11/2001 Veterans and Service Members. Ms. Kulick received her undergraduate degree in Theology and Sociology from Loyola College in Maryland and her Master of Social Work degree from Barry University in Florida. Presently, she is involved in overseeing the comprehensive healthcare needs of former military personnel who require intensive medical, psychological, and social services from the Veterans Administration (VA). Prior to working for the VA, Ms. Kulick served as Director of Social Services, Director of Admissions, and as a geriatric clinical social worker in health care settings in both Florida and Wisconsin. In 2007 she was a recipient of both the prestigious Hands and Heart Award and the Wood Award from the Veterans Administration. In 2005 she was also a recipient of the Valor Award for disaster relief work during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Formerly, she was a part of the VISN 12 Professional Standards Board for Social Workers and held the role of Secretary from 2012 to 2020. She has also been the AVASW Executive Committee Secretary since January 2014 and a member since 2004 and she recently joined the National Social Work Knowledge and Data Management committees as an AVASW adhoc member. She does VA 101 Staff Training since 2016 and New Employee Orientation since 2013. Additional career involvements include: Social Work peer review process from 2016-2019, MSW Student Seminar Co-facilitator in 2019 and Student Preceptor since 2015, member of the Milwaukee VAMC SW Professional Development Committee from 2004 to 2014 through the Milwaukee VAMC, and Research and Evidence based VA National Committee from 2006 to 2009.