Kenneth Kim

Kenneth is Clinical Director at GLIDE Foundation, where he leads the design, implementation and evaluation of an integrated community engagement and dynamic service system for the poor and homeless communities living in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. He serves as a member of the Community Advisory Committee for TLHIP, San Francisco’s Domestic Violence Consortium, as well as other collaborations with Bay Area community-based organizations and city agencies.

In 2008, Kenneth joined Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA) as Program Director in Alameda County and then Director of Clinical Services and Operations of organization-wide programs in 2011. CHAA’s diverse programs ensure community-based behavioral health services for children, youth, and families, especially within diverse and growing API communities. In these roles, he was responsible for the management and quality assurance of all behavioral health services, supervise delivery of mental health services, and oversee the development and maintenance of Medi-Cal, AOD and other funding contracts. From 2013 to 2015, Kenneth served as CHAA’s Co-Interim Executive Director.

Kenneth has worked in human services for over 20 years and is a clinical psychologist specializing in community mental health, foster care system, and treatment of trauma. His volunteer, training, and work experience include but not limited to programs addressing violence prevention, severe mental illness, substance abuse, psychological evaluation, and crisis intervention.

Kenneth earned his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Wright Institute in Berkeley and bachelor’s degree in Social Work from UC Davis.