I have worked with children and families in various capacity for over 25 years. I have over 15 years of experience working in mental and behavioral health.
Originally from Greensboro, North Carolina, I have always gravitated toward community work and outreach. I was drawn to behavioral health after realizing that not only was there a tremendous need for services in the African American community but that the stigmas with mental health impact both sides, accessing services, but also receiving quality care. In my career, I have been able to work with a variety of community based programs, including Intensive In- Home, Day Treatment, and two programs supporting youth in foster care.
~Kawanna Woods-Willis, is originally from Greensboro, NC and now lives in Winston –Salem with her husband and dog, Nyla.