New Director Hired for McDowell County Children’s Advocacy Center

Posted by: swright 2 years, 5 months ago


Southmountain Children and Family Services would like to welcome Kim Greene as the new Director of Lily’s Place, the McDowell County Children’s Advocacy Center. Kim brings a multitude of excellent professional experiences that she will apply in her new role as Center Director. She attended Western Carolina University and Gardner Webb University to earn her Bachelor of Science in Human Services.
Prior to joining the team at Southmountain, Kim worked 7 years for the Division of Adult Corrections and Juvenile Justice, 24th District, Mitchell County, NC. She also worked for RHA Behavioral Health Services as a Qualified Professional with status of Mental Health/Substance Abuse/Developmentally Disabled where she worked as Team Lead for Children and Adult services.
As Director of the Children’s Advocacy Center, Greene is responsible for forensic interviews of suspected child abuse victims and facilitating multidisciplinary coordinated responses between Judicial, Child Advocacy, and the Department of Social Services. Kim is highly trained in a variety of nationally known methods for Forensic Interviewing. As Director of the McDowell CAC, Kim is also responsible for providing advocacy for victims and linking families with community resources they may need.
Welcome Kim!

Peebles Store in Marion partners with Southmountain Children and Family Services

Posted by: swright 2 years, 5 months ago

Burke County Child Advocacy Center - Open House and Appreciation Luncheon

Posted by: swright 2 years, 6 months ago

Southmountain Receives a Grant from the Burke Women’s Fund

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Southmountain Children and Family Services is proud to be a recent recipient of a grant for $1,200 from the Burke Women’s Fund, operating under the auspices of the Community Foundation of Burke County. The grant will support our SPARCS of Light for Troubled Teen Project by providing funding for a Clinician to be trained in the SPARCS group therapy for teenage girls. SPARCS stands for Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress and will teach our girls coping skills and positive relationship skills. Thank you to the Burke Women’s Fund for this generous gift!