Kimberly D. York, a proud native of East Cleveland, Ohio is an Independent Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 22 years of mentoring, youth development and non-profit experience. She excels in nonprofit organizational and program development, strategic planning, and research. Her clinical competencies include prevention, resiliency, mental health assessments, developing treatment plans, and conducting individual and group therapy with children, youth and families.
Kimberly holds a Bachelors of Social Work from Capital University. She earned a Masters of Social Administration and a Masters of Nonprofit Organizations(specialization in Nonprofit Management) from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). She is completing a doctorate degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Industrial /Organizational Psychology at Grand Canyon University. Additionally, Kimberly is an alum of the Treu – Mart Resiliency and Youth Development Fellowship at CWRU’s Mandel Center for Non Profit Organizations and The Akron Leadership Exchange, a year long program dedicated to enriching the effectiveness of nonprofit leaders in Summit County. Her international experience includes organizational and youth development in Bangladesh and the Netherlands. Kimberly holds Ohio Independent (with Supervision designation) Social Work License, New Mexico Independent Clinical Social Work license (with Supervision designation), Non Profit Management Certification, Advanced Mediation Certification, and No Bullies, No Victims trainer. She is a Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner, National trainer of Nurturing Parenting and Circle of Security. She is most proud to be a National Resiliency Trainer, and has completed National Character Education Training by the Josephson Institute on Ethics. She is a member of the Phi Alpha National Social Work Honor Society and the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society for Adult Learners.
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Resiliency- "Bouncing back from problems and stuff with more power and more smarts." - Sean, 10th grader
SO WHO Enterprises is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) community based organization.
To strengthen the lives of youth AND those who serve/support them.
To strengthen the lives of youth AND those who serve/support them through resiliency based character education, leadership, mentoring, professional development and supportive services.
Our Core Values
Resiliency empowers ALL lives
Youth are valuable resources
Positive youth development requires a comprehensive approach
Service to others is key for building healthy families and neighborhoods
Cultivating a healthy balance between service to others and self care