Tim Black is the Director of Consulting at White Bird Clinic. With a background in runaway and homeless youth, harm reduction, and street outreach, he began working for CAHOOTS as a Crisis Intervention Worker in 2010 before moving into an administrative role as the CAHOOTS Operations Coordinator in 2015. His work with White Bird and CAHOOTS has put him in touch with cities across North America exploring the CAHOOTS model of behavioral health first response. Programs inspired by CAHOOTS have been implemented in Olympia WA, Denver CO, Rochester NY, and Portland OR. In addition to his work with White Bird Clinic, Tim is active in homeless advocacy and serves on the Board of Directors for Eugene’s Community Supported Shelters.