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Glynis Butler-Stone has over 25 years of nonprofit child welfare, social service, management and leadership experience. She received her Master’s Degree in Counselor Education from CSU Sacramento, is a graduate of the Sierra Health Leadership Program and is a third-generation “Sacramentan”.
Glynis has served in a variety of capacities focusing on implementing services for the most vulnerable children and families in the Sacramento region. With increasing leadership roles at several local child welfare agencies and previously served as Director of Clinical Services for CRH.
She is passionate about her work with children and families affected by trauma and Glynis continues to be actively involved in local and statewide reform and advocacy efforts. She is a member of the Heart Gallery of Sacramento Board and desires to bring her knowledge, skills, and passion for permanency to additional local children touched by the foster care system.
In addition to program development, Glynis brings experience in performance quality improvement, risk management, and strategic planning. In February 2020, CRH successfully achieved re-accreditation with the Council on Accreditation under her guidance and direction. Glynis is looking forward to leading the Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento into the next phases of California’s Continuum of Care Reform (CCR).
Glynis enjoys spending time with her husband and “furry” children, participates in as many dance and fitness classes weekly as she can, loves attending local theater events, and is a “die-hard” Sacramento Kings fan since 1985.
Kari Hanson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with extensive experience treating PTSD, attachment challenges, ADHD, mood disorders, severe anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, self-harming behaviors, relationship issues, parent-child conflict, infertility challenges, bereavement, adoption, and life transitions (e.g., divorce, leaving for college, new job opportunities, adoption, foster care, blended families).
Kari received her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from National University, Sacramento. She utilizes multiple approaches depending on each client’s individual need, including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy, Play Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Art Therapy, Adoptive Competent, and Trauma Informed Therapy practices. She has extensive experience in crisis intervention, developmental challenges, and the elements that come with blended families. She brings a strength-based, trauma-informed approach and strives to ensure that every youth she interacts with feels heard and understood.
Kari was raised in the Santa Cruz Mountains and loves to vacation there with her family. She serves as the vice president for the non-profit Heart Gallery Sacramento, which promotes permanency and adoption for children in foster care via portraits of youth awaiting adoption. She operates a private practice that helps support healing for young people and adults throughout our region.
Danielle has been helping people pursue their passion through philanthropy for more than 20 years. She oversees the agency’s fund development program, including stakeholder communications, annual and recurring giving, grant writing, workplace giving, major & planned gifts, special events, and impact reporting.
Originally from Seattle, Danielle led communications for the University of Washington Foundation and helped her alma mater raise funds for scholarships, professorships, and capital improvements. Upon relocating to Sacramento in 2016, she sought an organization committed to creating a level playing field and the chance at a successful life for youth who have suffered abuse or neglect. She is honored to work with the first-rate child advocates and mental health professionals at the Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento and to play a small role in mitigating the harmful effects of neglect and abuse endured by our area’s children and teens.
Travis has served in facilities for over 12 years, leveraging his experience to provide vibrant, safe, and inspiring spaces. He oversees the facilities program for our six-acre CRH campus, responsible for delivering an optimal work environment for staff, and a quality residential experience for youth.
Travis has dedicated his life to serving youth, first spending 10 years in Los Angeles building the facilities department for the philanthropic shoe company TOMS, which provides shoes for children in need around the world. In 2018, he was excited to take on a new facilities role at the Children’s Receiving Home, where his work has a direct impact on the living experience our youth receive while residing on our campus. Travis has also previously served as a mentor for at-risk youth, volunteering for 8 years as a youth leader with the organization Young Life in the greater Los Angeles area.
Erin Wood is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the current Clinical Program Manager for the Supporting Community Connections Program (SCC), the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), and the Quality Assurance Department at the Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California. Erin relocated to Sacramento in 2015 from Los Angeles where she had been working at a non-profit children’s mental health agency for the past 10 years. In addition to her mental health experience, she has 3 years of experience working in a level 12 residential treatment facility in Los Angeles County. Her experience includes school-based mental health services, outpatient mental health services, certification in numerous evidenced-based practices geared toward the treatment of children and adolescents, as well as clinical supervision and program coordination.