A Penn State Nittany Lion at heart, Kim Williams is a proud alum with a degree in Rehabilitation Education in 1994.
Kim has been an organized, resourceful, and dynamic person in the world of evidence-based prevention program implementation since 2001. Her skills and experience translate into a variety of settings including the local non-profit, university research center, statewide organizational strategy, and international training and support. Kim is an accomplished resource and training developer, public speaker, and confidently interacts with multiple levels of people in a professional and engaging manner.
Kim’s reputation for excellence comes from her attention to detail, strategic thinking, and utilization of research based best practices to train and guide schools and organizations in their evidence-based prevention program implementations.
Leading the education program team for Frameworks of Tampa Bay, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting social emotional learning for youth in Tampa Bay area, Kim directed efforts to provide evidence-based social and emotional learning and widen the organization’s reach and impact. In three years, a shift in service delivery to training and coaching support and using evidence-based best practices increased the organization’s youth served from 1,800 to 32,000.
Creating sustainable structures and processes for continued program implementation is as crucial as training and coaching support. From a strategic perspective, Kim uses her broad competence with grant writing, management, and administration to assist schools and organizations to plan for long term program implementation beyond the initial funding stages.
Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies (PATHS®) Program
Her work with the PATHS® training team began as a PATHS® Prevention Coordinator at Penn State University supporting large scale statewide evidence-based program implementation. As a PATHS® trainer since 2005, Kim has conducted workshops in the numerous US states and internationally in the Canada, United Kingdom, and China.
Master PATHS® program trainer
• Provides training workshops for a social emotional school based curriculum to teachers and others who are preparing to implement the curriculum.
• Provides consultation to schools and agencies implementing PATHS® regarding implementation quality, data collection, and general program implementation issues.
LifeSkills® Training national program trainer
• Provides training workshops for the curriculum to teachers or staff who are preparing to implement the curriculum.
• Provides consultation to schools and agencies implementing LifeSkills® Training regarding implementation quality, data collection, and general program implementation issues.
LifeSkills® Training Locations:
Chicago, IL Spring Cove, PA
Everett, WA Dublin, GA
Selma. AL Chesterfield, VA
Oneida, TN Sumter, SC
El Paso, TX Orangeburg, SC
To find out about the LifeSkills® Training program: www.lifeskillstraining.com
General SEL Training
• Design a custom SEL training for staff, administrators, or parents.
• General SEL overview training to specific skill based strategies for working with youth.
• One hour to full day training available.
• Provides consultation to schools and agencies implementing SEL programs regarding quality, data collection, and general program implementation issues.
PATHS® Program Training Locations
- Morton, PA
- Chester, PA
- Allentown, PA
- Clearfield, PA
- Pittsburgh, PA
- Rochester, NY
- St. Louis, MO
- Cleveland, OH
- Lexington, KY
- Lakeville, MN
- Lynn, MA
- Tampa, FL
- Melbourne, FL
- Bronx, NY
- Winnipeg, Canada
- Calgary, Canada
- Manchester, U.K.
- Twickenham, U.K.
- Norwich, U.K.
- Hounslow, U.K.
- Shanghai, China