Kenneth Barker

Kenneth Barker

Work History

Work History
Nov 2009 - Present

Adult Case Manager

Mental Health Association
  • Engage SPMI adults in a community setting.
  • Provide Treatment planning to promote recovery and independence.
  • Refer clients to needed support services.
Mar 2009 - Nov 2009

Warehouse and Materials Manager

M & J Electric
  • Supervise shipping and receiving of inventory.
  • Delivery and pick up of equipment and materials for each job.
  • Ordering of materials for contract and service jobs.
Dec 2004 - Mar 2009

Product Process Specialist

Best Buy
  • Supervised incoming and outgoing trucks.
  • Worked on the delivery team.
  • Part of a viewpoint committee to advocate for employee benefits.
Jun 2008 - Mar 2009

TFC Life Skills Coach

  • Attend Treatment Foster Care clinical meetings.
  • Complete the adequate paperwork required.
  • Serve foster teens with severe behavioral and/or emotional issues.
  • Individual support given to help develop life skills for TFC teens.
Mar 2008 - Jul 2008

Teaching Parent

Wichita Children's Home
  • Supervise the physical and psychological well being of each resident (Teen Boys)
  • Implement the behavioral model set by professionals at the Wichita Children's Home.
  • Instruct residents in self care, health and daily living skills.
  • Insure the safety and well being of the boys inside the home.


Aug 2004 - May 2008

Bachelors of Science

Friends University
  • Degree completed on May 10th, 2008
  • 3.42 GPA in major requirement classes
  • Transcript available upon request



Identified Dual Diagnosis Treatment Provider

An Evidenced Based Practice providing recovery oriented care to support autonomous change and engage in community based service.  Assessment and Treatment Planning for clients who are identified with having an SPMI and Substance abuse diagnosis.  Interventions specified for this particular populations that include advocating for treatment, brokering of services, education to client and families and clinical use of tools to advance recovery.

Strengths Based Practice

Providing an atmosphere that believes in a person's ability to overcome obstacles by focusing on the strengths rather than deficits. Utilization of tools such as Strengths Assessment, Recovery Goal Worksheet and Personal Recovery Worksheet. Lead team meetings that fuel and energize a group using a process of seven sections each designed to elicit problem solving strategies.