DMC Coordinator

Dr. Bernard Williams is the Deputy Administrator of Disproportionate Minority Contact at Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County  He is a native of Memphis, Tn.  He is married to Angela Williams and has two wonderful children, Braylon, age 10 and Bailey, age 6.  Bernard has built his career on servicing children and their families.  He has worked in residential treatment, community mental health organizations, mentoring programs, schools, and he now works at Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court.  Bernard serves in various committees and programs such as:  Trauma Workforce group, Shelby County Trauma Committee, Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth (TCCY), Adverse Childhood Experiences Trainer (ACEs), Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI), Racial Ethnic and Disparities Committee Chair, and he serves as a deacon and minister at his church.   Bernard completed his Bachelors of Arts in Social Science in 2008 from Northwestern State University.  In March 2012, Bernard graduated with a Maters of Science in Counseling Studies from Capella University. Bernard re-entered graduate school in August 2012 for a Ph.D. in Psychology and in August 2017 he graduated with his Ph.D. in Psychology.  Dr. Williams works as a