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Our Executive Team

Glynis Butler-Stone, MS

Chief Executive Officer
Glynis has over 25 years of nonprofit child welfare, social service, program management and leadership experience. She earned her Master’s Degree in Counselor Education from CSU Sacramento, is a graduate of Sierra Health’s Leadership Program, and a third-generation “Sacramentan”.

Glynis has served in leadership roles at several local child welfare agencies, focusing on the most vulnerable children and families in the Sacramento region. 

She is passionate about her work with children and families affected by trauma and is actively involved in local and statewide reform and advocacy efforts. As a member of the Heart Gallery of Sacramento Board she brings her knowledge, skills, and passion for permanency to local children touched by the foster care system.              

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.
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Kari A. Hanson, LMFT

Clinical Director
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.

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, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Art Therapy and Trauma Informed Therapy practices. 

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.

Joshua Barlow

Clinical Program Manager for STRTP & Sprouts
Joshua Barlow was born and raised here in Sacramento and is an MSW completing his LCSW license. Josh has experience working with youth and adults with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parent-child conflict, grief, and engaging in adoption/foster competent therapy.
Josh received his Masters in Social Work from California State University, Sacramento (Go Hornets!). Josh uses various therapeutic modalities depending on the individual need including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, TF-CBT, and Adoptive Competent and Trauma Informed Therapy. Josh is also Asist trained to support youth with suicidal ideation. Josh utilizes a strength-based approach in order to help youth feel validated and heard while working on their own goals and needs.
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Karen Gregg

Training Manager
Karen has 40 years of experience working with at-risk youth and families in a variety of therapeutic roles and can honestly say she continues to love every minute of the journey. She specializes in developing and providing supportive training for individuals who work in the mental health and educational field, with expertise in Crisis Intervention.  As the Training Manager, she oversees an extensive training program and supports the residential components of the Children’s Receiving Home.
Karen has acted in a variety of capacities including offering training to providers and caregivers and serving as a community collaborator working with county agencies, local school districts, and providers with specific focuses on sexually exploited youth as well as runaway youth. Karen has spent large portions of her path overseeing a level 14 residential program: a special education day program as well as providing community-based parenting programs. A native of Tahoe, Karen spends her free time enjoying hiking, biking, and snow sports. 
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Kelly Kluth

Finance Director
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Danielle Mcgarrity

Development Director
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.
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Travis Murphy

Facilities Director
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.
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Erin Wood, LCSW

Clinical Program Manager for Partial Hospitalization Program and Supporting Community Connections
Erin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the current Clinical Program Manager for the Supporting Community Connections Program, the Partial Hospitalization Program, and the Quality Assurance Department at CRH. 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. 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 focused on the treatment of children and adolescents, as well as clinical supervision and program coordination.