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    Alexis Harrison

    Therapist/Case Manager, West Tennessee

    Alexis Harrison serves as a Case Manager and Therapist with KidLink Community Services in West Tennessee. Holding a Master’s degree in Social Work from Union University, she has enriched the lives of children in foster care through her dedicated five-year tenure with KidLink. In her free time, Alexis pursues interests in travel, trying new things, and shopping. Inspired by the mantra, “Live, Laugh, and Love”, Alexis is driven to deliver impactful services out of her love for helping others.

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    Amy Sherwin

    Case Manager Supervisor, Middle Tennessee

    Amy Sherwin brings her extensive background in education to her role as a Case Manager Supervisor for KidLink Community Services in Middle Tennessee. Having received her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of Montevallo, Amy dedicated 15 years to teaching and special education before joining KidLink. Currently, she is furthering her skills by pursuing a Master of Social Work from Walden University. A mother of two and a lover of music, travel, and dance, Amy maintains her lifelong passion for working with children in her position at KidLink.

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    Brook Smith

    Case Manager Supervisor, West Tennessee

    Brook Smith is a Case Manager Supervisor with KidLink Community Services in West Tennessee. She possesses six years of cumulative experience in the social work field. Brook graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Middle Tennessee State University in 2017. In May 2023, she earned her Master’s in Social Work from University of Memphis and is currently working towards obtaining her licensure. Brook’s strength and resilience are fueled by the motto, “you never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have,” and she hopes to impart these values to children in foster care.

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    Chanel Crutchfield

    Therapist/Case Manager/Recruitment, West Tennessee

    Chanel Crutchfield is a Therapist in West Tennessee for KidLink Community Services. Chanel has worked with children and families for well over 15 years in various capacities in the areas of mental health and education. Her vision is to ensure that all children feel loved, valued, and safe in every aspect of their lives and families are educated, strengthen and building healthy connections and relationships.

    Chanel earned her Bachelor of Art Degree in Psychology from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, a Master of Education with a concentration in Special Education from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, and an Endorsement in School Counseling from the University of Tennessee at Martin in Martin, Tennessee.

    Chanel is an honored mother of three children, licensed minister, teacher, and an inspirational speaker. Chanel’s life mission is to “help people release, heal, hope, love, and live.” She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporate.

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    Dereshia Hurt

    Case Manager, Middle Tennessee

    My name is Dereshia Hurt, I have over 5 years of experience in children services and case management. I have previously worked in foster care, investigations, and in the mental health field. I received an AS in Psychology at Volunteer State Community College and a BS in Criminal Justice and Public Management at Austin Peay State University. I am currently working towards a MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

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    Gretchen Solomon

    Recruiter Specialist, Middle Tennessee

    Gretchen Solomon, a seasoned Recruiter Specialist for the Middle Tennessee region, earned her degree in Human Science from Middle Tennessee State University in 2010. Her extensive experience encompasses roles as a Kindergarten Teacher, Developmental Therapist, and Parenting Coach. Alongside her husband, Steve, she has adopted children both privately and through foster care, affirming her passion for helping children heal from past trauma.

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    Holly Sizemore

    Case Manager, Middle Tennessee

    Holly Sizemore, a compassionate and dedicated case manager in middle Tennessee, leverages her background in education to support and advocate for individuals and families. With degrees in Mass Communications and Education, Holly applies her skills to help at-risk youth and families facing adversity. Her holistic approach tailors care plans for each client, coordinating resources for optimal outcomes. Passionate about staying informed and making a difference, Holly embodies integrity, empathy, and resilience. She believes in collaboration’s power and enjoys family time and travel adventures with her husband and their three dogs. Holly and her husband, Kevin, are proud parents of two adult children, Joshua and Spoony.”

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    Jessica Spurlock

    Case Manager, Middle Tennessee

    Greetings! I’m Jessica Spurlock, an experienced educator who has recently transitioned into the role of a dedicated case manager and therapist at Kid Link. This shift signifies a departure from traditional classrooms to a more personal and impactful avenue.

    In my new position, I am wholeheartedly committed to guiding and supporting children and families through their unique journeys. Leveraging my diverse background, which includes significant experience in medical ultrasound, I bring a unique and comprehensive perspective to the realm of case management and therapy.

    Join me on this transformative adventure at Kid Link, where my varied skills promise to contribute compassion and a nuanced understanding to the vital work we do for children and families.

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    Kacye Watson

    Business Development/Recruitment Team Leader

    Hi! My name is Kacye Watson and I get the pleasure of being the team leader for our Recruitment Staff. I work closely with my team to ensure that we are identifying, training and supporting awesome foster parents for the youth we serve. In addition, I ensure that Kidlink has a positive, active presence online to include our website and social media. I have a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and over 25 years of experience working with at-risk youth including Juvenile Justice, Foster Care and Adoption. I am passionate about hearing the unheard and helping children find their path to permanency and supportive care.
    In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my husband, our four adult children and our three grandsons. . I am active in a local dog rescue and have a house full of rescued doodles! I am an avid sports fan and enjoy watching most any sport but especially volleyball, football and baseball.
    I love my work at Kidlink. Family is very important to me and I get to be a small part of creating and strengthening families every single day.

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    Mary Beth Conquest

    Recruitment Specialist

    As a Foster Parent Trainer, Recruiter, and Home Study Writer, Mary Beth Conquest plays a critical role in KidLink’s Middle Tennessee team. Since graduating from Middle Tennessee State University in 2011, she has worked as a Case Manager, Recruitment Specialist, and Permanency Specialist, dedicated to helping new foster parents and supporting families in their journey towards forever homes. In her free time, Mary Beth delights in cooking and baking for her husband and two sons.

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    Megan Williamson

    Case Manager, Middle Tennessee

    Hello! I’m Megan Williamson! I’m originally from Southern IL but came down to Nashville to attend college! I attended and graduated from Lipscomb University in May of 2023 and began working in foster care and catering to the community after graduating. I married my now-husband in October 2023 and we have a goldendoodle named Winnie whom we adore!

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    Wendolyn Miller

    Director of Foster Care

    Wendolyn Miller is the Director of Foster Care at KidLink Community Services, overseeing therapists, case managers, and recruiters. She has been in the children’s service field since 2003, holding positions at DCS and Natchez Trace. Wendolyn is an alumnus of Lane College and holds a Master’s in Human Services from Capella University. A mother from a young age, her motivation lies in her belief that children have the capacity to transcend their circumstances and effect positive change in the world.

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