Barbara Williams is a retired social worker from Brighton High School (BHS), yet still works part-time in the school with students as both a part-time counselor and as a volunteer. She was led to a career in social work after volunteering for several years at St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital in the ER and the Critical Care Waiting Room. In her position as Secondary Learning Coordinator at BHS she has worn many different hats over the years. She has facilitated numerous programs at BHS, including Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program, Substance Abuse Education and Prevention, Peer Mediation, Reaching Higher, Tobacco-Free Schools and the B-KOM Mentoring Program. In this role she has had the pleasure of collaborating with many local agencies and service providers, including the BASE Foundation, Brighton Rotaries, LACASA, and the Women’s Resource Center. Reaching Higher is blessed to have this amazing woman on our team!