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Chris Berry is the Social Worker and Family Focus Specialist for GRIP. Chris has worked with youth for the past 20 years. He graduated high school from Lamar, Missouri in 1989 and immediately began working in construction, working his way to owning his own business. He decided on a career change in 1998.
He moved to western Kansas to work as a youth director at a church. From there he went to college and completed his bachelor of science in psychology at Missouri State University in 2005.
He worked as a Behavioral Health Tech for 6 1/2 years at Lakeland Regional Hospital with boys with sexual issues and behavioral problems.
In 2008 he worked in specialized case management for Missouri Alliance for Children and Families before joining GRIP.