Jewish Family Services Hires New Social Worker Jewish Family Services is excited to announce the hiring of Kimberly Stout-Kramer, LSW to help support the growing need for mental health counseling in our area. Kim brings with her an approach to social work that is rooted in empathy, respect, and empowerment. She has experience working with various social issues such as intimate partner violence, substance abuse, homelessness, complex trauma, grief, and mental health concerns. Kim has a particular interest in empowering transgender and gender-diverse children, teens, young adults, and their families by creating a supportive, affirmative environment where they can feel safe exploring their choices and building community connections and support. Using different evidence-based interventions and community resources, Kim provides an eclectic therapeutic approach tailored to her client’s unique needs. Kim holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies with a minor in Child Maltreatment and Advocacy from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Social Work degree from Marywood University.