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Chrystal Coble

Clinical Instructor

Chrystal Coble


Europa Center

Suite 571

100 Europa Drive

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

O: 919-843-9224

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Chrystal Coble, M.Ed. is an expert in organizational change management as well as nonprofit and community collective impact through facilitation, training, and curriculum development. She uses her direct experience in nonprofit leadership, program development, and organizational capacity at all levels to inform her work as a consultant with intentional focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ms. Coble helps various organizations navigate change by presenting organizational change as an opportunity to empower employees to find new, optimized work habits that better align with existing and emerging organizational goals. By balancing organizational needs with employee skillsets, she frames transitions as manageable opportunities for improved outcomes.

Ms. Coble also is an expert in curriculum development for both instructor-led and web-based learning opportunities. She has collaborated with organizations to create training that supports employee development and advances organizational success. Through her work with the Family and Children’s Resource Program at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work, Ms. Coble has helped develop and deliver classroom and online courses as well as webinars for the North Carolina Division of Social Services to help meet federal standards for the child welfare system. Ms. Coble has facilitated initiatives with local governments, national nonprofits, and cross-system collaborations. These initiatives focused on improving communities, organizations, and individuals through community dialogues, data review, action planning, and organizational alignment for clients working in non-profit and government sectors.

Ms. Coble joined the Family and Children’s Resource Program at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work in 2015. Previously, she served 10 years in the North Carolina nonprofit and public sectors, including with the Department of Public Safety. Most recently, she has presented at conferences for the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government Judicial College as well as North Carolina Guardian Ad Litem.

Degrees and Licenses

MEd, NC State University
BS, Criminology, NC State University

Primary Program

Family and Children's Resource Program


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Research and Professional Interests

Child Welfare
Curriculum Development
Instructional Design
Adult Education

Other Projects

Family and Children's Resource Program, Trainer and Curriculum Developer

Presentations, Workshops and Media

Conference Presentation - UNC School of Government Judicial College - Impact of Trauma on Child Development

Conference Presentation - NC Guardian Ad Litem - Secondary Traumatic Stress