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Amanda Tillman, Program Director - East Tennessee

Amanda Tillman

As director of East Tennessee programs, Amanda Tillman oversees Youth Villages’ YVLifeSet, Intercept, adoption and foster care programs in East Tennessee. She joined Youth Villages in 2000 as a family counselor.

Tillman is an active member of the East Tennessee chapter of the Tennessee Alliance for Children and Families. Before joining Youth Villages, she worked at an East Tennessee residential treatment facility while earning her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She also holds a master’s degree in organizational management from Tusculum College in Knoxville.

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Youth Villages is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully. We help more than 22,000 children and families each year from across the country. Our Evidentiary Family Restoration® approach involves intensive work with the child and family, a focus on measuring outcomes, keeping children in the community whenever safely possible, and providing accountability to families and funders. The EFR approach produces lasting success for children with success rates twice that of traditional services at one-third the cost of traditional care.
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