Tina Glinski, LBSW Case Management Supervisor Intern Task Instructor Case Manager LBSW, Indiana University Northwest Child and Family Services : Parent Education : Behavior Modification : Home-based Casework Tina has experience working with adolescents in a residential setting, domestic violence, children with Autism spectrum disorder and mental health with adults. She has completed Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) training. Tina specializes in working with children on behaviors and mental health.
Abbi Kosteba BA Sociology and minor in Communication, Purdue University West Lafayette MA Candidate, Purdue University Northwest for Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counseling Previous certification in registered behavioral therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Home Based Case Work : Supervised Visitations : Parent Education : Mentoring Abbi began working with Crown Counseling last year as a case manager. She is currently working toward her Master's degree while gaining experience within surrounding communities. She is available for most services identified for case managers and attends court hearings and CFTMs.
Jennifer Wilson, BA, BS BA Communication with a Minor in Sociology BS Labor Studies, Indiana University Child and Family Services : Home-based Casework : Parent Education : Behavior Modification: Fatherhood Initiative : Supervised Visitation Jennifer has experience working with children, adults, and families in residential, school, and home settings. Jennifer has assisted and advocated for foster families, is a licensed foster parent, has experience as a QDDP for individuals with developmental disabilities, and has worked as a QMHP for individuals needing assistance with locating mental health services. Jennifer also advocates for children with special education needs in school environments.
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Jonathan Nwannunu BA Psychology, University of North Carolina at Asheville Jonathan received his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Asheville while participating in Men’s Basketball on the Division I level. Once graduated, Jonathan began his career in behavioral health at Hartgrove Hospital. After serving as a Mental Health Specialist, he then transitioned into the role of Milieu Therapist at Lurie Children’s Hospital located in Downtown Chicago. Jonathan has since held contract roles in several nonprofits and startup companies geared towards social services and advocacy work. Overall, his career has been centered around public assistance and therapeutic supports
Karen Sheets BS Behavioral Science Infancy Onward Certification, Beyond Consequences Training, Training in DBT Behavior Management for children : Parenting Education : In-office Supervised Visitation Karen has been working with DCS wards since 1997. She has been to numerous trainings on behavior management for children who are victims of trauma, abuse and/or neglect, or diagnosed with ADHD, ODD, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, RAD, etc. She prefers working with children 4-10 years old. She enjoys assisting them in learning coping skills, behavior management skills, anger management, and social skills. Karen uses a variety of modalities and approaches including Trust Based Relational Interventions (TBRI).
LaRon Jones BA Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University Home-Based Casework : Mentor : Supervised Visitation LaRon has a Bachelor's Degree in Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis in Social Work. He has experience working with children, adults, and families in residential, school, and home-based settings. LaRon has advocated for domestic violence victims as well as gang/group affiliated individuals. LaRon started and facilitated an after-school program for 2 years for high school students at Steel City Academy. He is passionate about helping people of all backgrounds reach their goals.
Miscah Campbell BA Child Development and Family Studies, Purdue University MA Psychology Behavior Modification : Parenting Education : Home-based Casework : Domestic Violence : Supervised Visitation Miscah worked in Willowglen Academy, assisting teenage girls with goal planning and maintaining overall stability for 4 years. She also taught at Charter School of the Dunes in various capacities from 2006 - 2014. She is a licensed daycare provider in the state of Indiana and is the owner and operator of 2 daycare facilities, and has been doing case management since 2014.
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Patricia Lawson, MSW BA Sociology with concentrations in African American History and Organizational Communications MSW, Indiana University Northwest Patricia is currently providing Father Engagement Services, Case Work, Parenting Education and Supervised Visits.
Shannon Heater BS Psychology in Applied Behavior Analysis, Purdue Global University Behavior Modification : Mentorship : Family-centered Home-based Casework : Supervised Visitation Shannon received her Associate degree in Human Services from Ivy Tech Community College in 2019. While at Ivy Tech, she completed an internship with Crown Counseling, which led to her interest in pursuing behavior management courses. Shannon graduated from Purdue Global in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis. She has experience in home-based case-work, working with individuals to meet their court mandated requirements. She is passionate about helping families improve the overall quality of their lives, and helping individuals reach their personal goals.
Stephanie Sons BS Psychology, Grace College MA Candidate School Social Work, Indiana University Northwest
Stephanie will be completing her Master's degree in School Social Work in May 2021 from Indiana University Northwest. She is currently working in case management gaining experience helping families in surrounding communities.
Tami Semple BA Metropolitan State University Domestic Violence : Parenting Education : Supervised Visitation : Home-based Casework Tami has her Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. She helps facilitate the Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.
Kacie Wilcox, BS BS Psychology, Purdue University North Central Supervised Visitation : Parenting Education ; Home-based Casework Kacie has a Bachelor's degree in psychology with a minor in organizational leadership and supervision from Purdue University North Central. She specializes in supervised visitation, parenting education, and home-based casework.
Dr. Victoria Merrill-Washington, EdD EdD University of Phoenix MS Ed Education/Counseling, Purdue University Calumet BS Education and Psychology, Calumet College Grief/Loss : Stress Management : Parenting : Children : Peer Meditation
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