Marie Bailey-Kloch, Ph.D., LCSW-C


Dr. Bailey-Kloch is an experienced licensed clinical social worker who is teaching at HCC to introduce students to the social work profession and the educational pathway to become a social worker. With previous experience in providing social work services in behavioral health, college counseling, medical social work, child welfare and public health, Dr. Bailey-Kloch gives students a real world examination of what it is like to be a social worker.


  • BA, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • MSW, University of Maryland School of Social Work and Community Planning
  • D., University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work

Research Interests

  • Dissertation: Mothers Engaging in Street Level Prostitution
  • Rural/Urban Sex Work and Substance Use
  • Social Work Education
  • Forensic Social Work

Scholarly/Creative Work

Bailey-Kloch, M. Poetry in street-level prostitution. In Hail-Jares, K., Shdaimah, C. S., & Leon, C. S. (Eds.). (2017). Challenging Perspectives on Street-Based Sex Work. Temple University Press.

Bailey-Kloch, M., Shdaimah, C., & Osteen, P. (2016). Finding the right fit: Disparities between cisgender and transgender women arrested for prostitution in Baltimore. Journal of Forensic Social Work, 5(1-3), 82-97. doi:10.1080/1936928X.2015.1115797

Himelhoch, S. S., Miles-McLean, H., Medoff, D. R., Kreyenbuhl, J., Rugle, L., Bailey-Kloch, M., Potts, W., Welsh, C. and Brownley, J. (2015).  Evaluation of brief screens for gambling disorder in the substance use treatment setting. The American Journal on Addictions, 24: 460–466. doi: 10.1111/ajad.12241

Himelhoch, S. S., Miles-McLean, H., Medoff, D., Kreyenbuhl, J., Rugle, L., Brownley, J., Bailey-Kloch, M., Potts, W. & Welsh, C. (2015). Twelve-Month Prevalence of DSM-5 Gambling Disorder and Associated Gambling Behaviors Among Those Receiving Methadone Maintenance. Journal of Gambling Studies, 1-10.

Shdaimah, C.S. & Bailey-Kloch, M. (2014). “Can You Help With That Instead of Putting Me in Jail?”: Participant Insights on Baltimore City's Specialized Prostitution Diversion Program, Justice System Journal.

Ko, J, Bailey-Kloch, M. and Kim, K.M. (2014). Interprofessional Education and Attitudes toward Interprofessional Collaboration among Health Sciences Students.  Social Work in Health Care  53:6, 552-567, DOI: 10.1080/00981389.2014.903884

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Social Work (SOC 200)
  • Marriage and Family (SOC 201)
  • Introduction to Sociology (SOC 101) 


  • Sociology
  • Social Work