Terri M. Hickam, MSW, LCSW, LSCSW, CCM

Children's Mercy, Kansas City

Transition Program Manager


Teresa (Terri) Hickam is a licensed clinical social worker currently serving as the Transition Program Manager at Children’s Mercy, Kansas City.   Her career experience spans skilled nursing, acute adult hospital, Medicaid managed care, and pediatric health care systems.

The majority of Terri's career has been spent splitting her time providing both management and direct care. Her clinical passion is providing comprehensive care for persons with medically complex conditions. As the health system’s first transition-to-adulthood program manager, she has enjoyed collaborating to create a strong infrastructure which is now described as one of the largest integrated programs in the country.