National Social Work Month each March is an opportunity to highlight the important contributions social workers make to society. KVC West Virginia would like to recognize our staff for all they do for children and families. Also, if you’d like to join us in making a difference in the community, check out our job openings!
Tiffany Skidmore, Supervisor/Therapist for Logan and Wayne Counties
Tiffany Skidmore started working for KVC in 2001 as a Clinical Team Leader. In 2008, she transitioned into the Home Finder position where she trained and licensed foster parents, and completed home studies and adoptions. She was recently promoted to Supervisor for Permanency in Logan and Wayne Counties and a Therapist for Wayne County.
Tiffany is a native of Wayne County, West Virginia and is still proud to call it home. She attended Marshall University where she received her bachelors’ degree in psychology and went on to the University of New England where she received her masters in social work. She has obtained her LGSW and is currently accruing training hours to become a Registered Play Therapist. Tiffany is also a certified trainer in Trauma Systems Therapy, MANDT, PRIDE, CPR and First Aid.
Tiffany reports she enjoys helping children and families in her home county. In her leisure time, she enjoys reading, going to the movies and spending time with her three children.
Stephanie Casto, Therapist for Jackson County
Stephanie Casto, MSW, provides diagnostic intakes as well as individual and family therapy services to children and adults.
Stephanie is known at the office for her positive attitude and kindness toward her colleagues and toward the children and families with whom she works.
With her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from West Virginia Wesleyan College and a master’s in social work from Concord University, Stephanie comes to KVC with a range of experience in the child welfare field. She has previously worked in the field of substance use prevention and is a Certified Prevention Specialist as well as a Licensed Graduate Social Worker.
Stephanie and her husband reside in Jackson County with their two dogs. Stephanie is active in her local church and volunteers with the WV Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association in memory of her mother.
Kimberly White, Therapist for Mercer County
Kimberly White, MSW, provides diagnostic intakes as well as individual and family therapy services to children and adults.
Kim graduated in 2016 with a master’s degree in social work from Concord University. She was President of the Phi alpha Honor Society-Omicrom Chapter. Kim works well with clients and staff, and she cares deeply about her clients and works hard to help them succeed.
Erin Osborne, Director of Safe at Home Program
Erin Osborne, LGSW, is a phenomenal social worker. She has been with KVC since 2011 and has held positions as a Regional Director and is now the Director of our Safe at Home Program. She received her undergraduate degree from Oberlin and her master’s in social work from New York University.
Erin is a very hard worker. She has great clinical skills and is always willing to help our staff when they have questions or concerns. She is level-headed, funny and kind-hearted. She always looks to the best interests of her clients and strives for them to be successful. We are thankful to have Erin as part of our KVC family!
We can’t wait to highlight more of our amazing social workers! Follow us on Facebook to see the incredible people we’ve been featuring all month long. If you or someone you know would like to join us in improving the lives of children and families, click here!