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Board of Directors
Kenna Dunlap Johnson
East Central District Chair
Kenna Dunlap Johnson (MSW, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; LCSW; MBA) is director of behavioral health for a critical access hospital in Illinois. She has been in this position since October 2011. Since starting this position she has assisted the hospital in opening a geriatric intensive outpatient psychiatric program as well as started an outpatient behavioral health department including tele-psychiatry services. She previously worked for an inpatient psychiatric facility as mental health tech and after completing her undergraduate education, she was given a position to manage the Adolescent Partial Hospital program at the same facility. After completing a graduate internship in social work, she was offered a job as clinical case manager on a youth inpatient psychiatric unit. During her time as case manager, she worked alongside others in the field of mental health to provide psychotherapeutic services for patients and families. After receiving her clinical license in 2010, Kenna was promoted to lead clinical case manager for the youth unit within the inpatient psychiatric facility. Kenna then served as interim director of social services for a short time before accepting the position that she currently holds. Kenna briefly worked part-time for a small private practice providing psychotherapeutic services to clients of all ages.