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They are meant to help guide students, administrators, and parents all year long!
This video is brought to you by Nivioksa Bruce, LPC, ACS. Nivi has been with CarePlus for 15 years, and currently serves as our Director of School Based Services. She works closely with our VP of School Based Services to oversee about 40 CarePlus clinicians in our local school districts.
This video is brought to you by Kevin Malloy, LPC. Kevin started as an intern at CarePlus in 2015, and currently serves as our Director of Crossroads to Wellness/TIS/KAOS - programs that provide rapid access to care and treatment for those with acute needs.CarePlus is rolling out a new program to give premier access to our heroes on the Frontline - please stay tuned for specialized and confidential support.
This video is brought to you by Alexa Squire, LMFT. Alexa started as an intern at CarePlus in 2010, and currently serves as the Clinical Program Manager Westwood Regional School District. In this role, she works closely with about 25 students, provides a therapeutic classroom environment and supports the schools in other ways such as professional development for the staff, workshops for parents and much more!
This video is brought to you by Lorelle Holway, LCSW. Lorelle started a screener for 262-HELP CarePlus in 2006, and currently serves as the VP of Hospital & Community Services, a clinical supervisor, and oversees the training and development of our staff.
This video is brought to you by Matt Grey, LSW. Matt started as an intern at CarePlus in 2017, and currently serves as the Program Coordinator for Family Support Center. Matt is certified in CRAFT - community reinforcement approach and family training, which is designed to train and support families who have a loved one with addiction.
This video is brought to you by Rosie Reimon-Jenkins, LCSW. Rosie started with our School Based Services in September 2019, and currently serves as the Clinical Program Manager for the Roselle School District. In this unique role, she provides a therapeutic classroom to offer trauma-informed care during times of crisis to stabilize students with coping skills and other techniques.
This video is brought to you by Amie Del Sordo, LCSW. Amie started a child specialist for 262-HELP at CarePlus in 2004, and currently serves as the Senior VP of Hospital & Community Services, Mental Health Coordinator for CIT Bergen County NJ & the CarePlus Superhero Extraordinaire who is passionate about supporting our first responders, and has spearheaded the new HERO Call Line for those that live or work in Bergen County.
This video is brought to you by Ellery Tarife, Nurse Practitioner. Ellery has worked in the field of family medicine for 19 years, with 7 years of experience in serving those with substance use disorder. Ellery is our expert on the Medication Assisted Treatment. He joined the CarePlus team in 2018, shortly after we opened our Outpatient Withdrawal Management program as a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic.
This video is brought to you by Katelyn Costello, LCSW. Katelyn has been working in the mental health field for over ten years, and currently serves as one of the Clinical Program Managers for the New Milford School District, specifically working with the “Knight School”, an alternative transitional program for youth. Katelyn specializes in grief counseling and bereavement services for youth, families and adults.
This video is brought to you by Laurie DeSimone, LCSW. Laurie has been working the field for 13 years and started her career working at the intersection criminal justice, mental health and addiction. Laurie now serves as the director of CSS and ICMS.
This video is brought to you by Jenna Paparozzi, LCSW. Jenna started as an intern for CarePlus Residential Services in 2014, and currently serves as the Assistant Director for the Support Team for Addiction Recovery, as well as the Family Support Center - two grant funded programs that serve multiple counties in Northern New Jersey.
This video is brought to you by Jennifer Velten, LPC. Jen started with CarePlus in 2014 as an intern in COPE and Children’s Mobile. She has continued in our outpatient department through the years, and was promoted to be a part of the Bergen Trauma and Treatment Center in 2018. Through this program, Jen has played an integral role in training students, administration, parents and various parts of the community.
This video is brought to you by Ashley Morolla, LPC. Ashley is a Crisis & Trauma Specialist, a clinical supervisor, and the Program Manager for the Stop School Violence Program. She has been working at CarePlus in the outpatient department since 2012.
This video is brought to you by Caitlyn Yerves. Caitlyn has been working at CarePlus since 2014, and currently serves as the Director of Communications and Advocacy. She is also one of our resident yogis.