Kimberly Bonham, LCSW
National Child Welfare Consultant, National Center for Diligent Recruitment, AdoptUSKids
Kimberly Bonham has worked extensively with foster, kinship and adoptive parents as a front-line worker, coordinator, and supervisor for a total of 20 years in support of permanence for children at a public child welfare agency in Virginia. There she earned acknowledgments for providing quality customer service, developing a culturally responsive care training, and creating tools to support successful permanency outcomes. Kimberly holds a master’s degree in social work from Virginia Commonwealth University and is a 2019 AdoptUSKids Minority Professional Leadership Development Program (MPLD) graduate where she completed an action research project on youth engagement, exploring teen adoption ambivalence. Kimberly, a licensed clinical social worker, is a National Child Welfare Consultant with the National Center for Diligent Recruitment at AdoptUSKids providing diligent recruitment tailored assistance to states, tribes, and territories.