Kenneth Kim 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. The mission of GLIDE’s integrated case management system is to improve access and navigation through an array of services that provides or gives access to food, shelter, legal aid, mental health and primary healthcare, childcare and education for children and families, substance use, and other support services that improve the community’s overall health. With this, Kenneth’s work centers on combining mental health and service design to support recovery for both staff and clients.
Kenneth has worked in human services for over 20 years and is a clinical psychologist specializing in community mental health, foster care and treatment of trauma. Prior to GLIDE, Kenneth was the Co-Interim Executive Director at Community Health for Asian Americans and Adjunct Faculty at Holy Names University’s Graduate School of Counseling Psychology. He is an advisor to Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco and, thanks to AdaptivePath.org, captivated by service blueprints.