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Kim Daulton

Director of Social Work

202-467-4900 Ext: 516

Kimberly Daulton is the Children’s Law Center Director of Social Work. She oversees the organization’s social work program, a collaborative effort between Children’s Law Center’s social workers and attorneys. Under her leadership, the organization has increased its capacity to provide clinical assessments, holistic recommendations, and robust advocacy on numerous legal cases. Kim was hired as the organization’s first clinical social worker in 2010 and grew the program to what it is today. She oversees a staff of five social workers and is a core member on numerous family law cases each year, including child welfare, special education, and custody matters. In addition to her work at Children’s Law Center, Kim interviews and assesses prospective adoptive parents by providing psychoeducation and preparing home studies for private adoptions. Kim has also directly worked in therapeutic foster care as a case carrying social worker, clinical supervisor and foster parent trainer and recruiter. Additionally, she was a therapist providing individual, couples, and family attachment based and trauma-informed therapies. Kim has extensive training and certifications in advanced trauma treatment, attachment focused therapies, compassion fatigue, domestic violence, and substance use disorders.

Licenses: LICSW, LCSW-C

Salem State University, Child and Family Concentration, MSW
Saint Anselm College, BA, Computer Science

Professional Activities:
Magistrate Judge Advisory Panel