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Staff

Leadership Team

Melissa Werkman

Melissa Werkman

President/CEO

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Katherine West

Katherine West

Development & Communications Director

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Alica Cadena, LMSW

Alica Cadena, LMSW

Clinical Supervisor

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Marian Anderson, LLMSW

Marian Anderson, LLMSW

Client Services Supervisor

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Andrea Woller

Andrea Woller

Prevention Program Manager

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Rebekah McDowell

Rebekah McDowell

Operations Director

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Augustena Baar, BSW

Augustena Baar, BSW

Lead Forensic Interviewer

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Core Staff

Amber Jarve, LLMSW

Amber Jarve, LLMSW

Therapist

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Emily Jones

Emily Jones

Family Advocate

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Jessica Turk

Jessica Turk

Family Care Coordinator

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Katie Proctor, LMSW

Katie Proctor, LMSW

Therapist

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Kelsey Klumpstra

Kelsey Klumpstra

Intake & MDT Coordinator

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Lisa Wodarek

Lisa Wodarek

Kids Have Rights Educator

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Márcia Van Soelen, LLMSW

Márcia Van Soelen, LLMSW

Forensic Interviewer

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Melanie Mays, LPC

Melanie Mays, LPC

Therapist

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Melissa Vigh

Melissa Vigh

Administrative Secretary

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Misti DeVries

Misti DeVries

Administrative Services Assistant

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Monica Lopez, BA

Monica Lopez, BA

Family Advocate

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Onalee Roberts, LLMSW

Onalee Roberts, LLMSW

Forensic Interviewer

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Paula Visser

Paula Visser

Kids Have Rights Educator

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Samantha Akerman, LMSW

Samantha Akerman, LMSW

Clinical Specialist

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Samantha Klokkert, LMSW

Samantha Klokkert, LMSW

Therapist

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Sarah Claus

Sarah Claus

Kids Have Rights Educator

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Bacon

Bacon

Facility Dog

The best boy.

5% of children under the age of 18 are solicited sexually online.
1,000+ suspected child sexual abuse cases are reported in Kent County each year.
75% of childhood sexual abuse is thought to go unreported.
1 in 7 girls and 1 in 25 boys are sexually abused.