Leadership Team

Kim Whitman
Director of Valor Recovery Program

Kim Whitman brings over 15 years of experience to enhance our mission of serving First Responders, Active Military and Veterans. Kim received her Master’s Degree in Social Work at New Mexico State University and is completing her PhD in Social Work in 2021, at Walden University with a focus on Crisis, Disasters and Interventions.

Kim was previously the Valor Clinical Supervisor and is an Army Veteran, having been deployed to Operation Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Her active duty service in the U.S. Army at Fort Bliss provided for practical experience including cultural and ethnic diversity, assessing gender differences, along with an interest in examining risk factors and correlates of several psychiatric disorders, trauma informed care, substance use, suicide risk and criminal justice mental health.

Kim has investigated risk factors and resilience factors associated with the long term physical and mental health outcomes related to traumatic events. Kim is a single parent of two school age children, brings strong leadership skills and appreciates the struggles of those who serve and sacrifice.