Kim’s passion has been helping young people at risk to improve their well-being, instill hope, and find their inner confidence. Kim obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master’s Degree in Counseling. She began her career providing court ordered counseling services to juveniles on probation and their families. In 2005, she went on to work for the Regional Behavioral Health Authority and spear-headed the development of the Juvenile Justice Engagement Team. In building relationships with justice partners, Kim has earned a mutual respect that spans into child welfare and provider community. She is multi-system competent. Kim has connected countless young adults and families to services while promoting a platform of advocacy for clinically sound services and supporting family voice and choice.