Naomi Cautadella, LMSW
Parenting Time Supervisor


Naomi graduated from the University of Kansas with her Master’s degree in Social Work in 2013. She went on to manage the bereavement programs for two hospices in the Kansas City area where she provided grief and loss counseling to bereaved individuals. She decided to begin working on her clinical licensure and went to work for a community Mental health center where she provided therapeutic services to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness in a correctional setting. Currently, Naomi works as a family therapist for a Juvenile Correctional facility where she works with juveniles and their families who have a wide range of dynamics, challenges and high conflict relationships. She also co-facilitates the cooperative parenting program and provides therapeutic services to children and adults at The Layne Project. Naomi is skilled and trained in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy and trauma informed care. Naomi is talented at providing creative solutions to difficult problems and tailoring treatment plans to meet individual needs.

Natalie Chaffee, LMSW
Parenting Time Supervisor


Natalie is a permanency department trainer for KVC Kansas in Wyandotte County. Natalie got her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Social Work from the University of Missouri- Columbia. She has been working in the field of child welfare in various positions for five years. She maintains licensure in Kansas and Missouri.

Danielle DellaMarco, LBSW
Parenting Time Supervisor


Danielle graduated from Washburn University in Topeka, KS.


Previously, Danielle worked in Medical Social Work in Long Island, NY. And worked for The Department of Children and Families as investigation Specialist.


Danielle began working at The Layne Project in 2018.

Layla Habibi, LMSW
Parenting Time Supervisor


Layla Habibi graduated with a Bachelors in Education from the University of Kansas in 2007 because she always knew she wanted to work with children in some capacity. Immediately following graduation she completed a year of community service with Americorps in Denver Colorado working at an alternative high school and family community service site. This experience sparked a passion for social work.


After returning to Kansas she graduated with a Masters in Social Welfare from the University of Kansas in 2012. During that time she completed a clinical practicum at the University of Kansas Hospital.Her work history includes program development and case management at the Johnson County Mental Health Center and Amerigroup Kansas.


Layla spends her days planning activities and enjoying time with her two young daughters. Her free time is usually spent outdoors with her daughters, trying new restaurants with her husband or finding time to travel.

Carolyn Herron, LMSW
Parenting Time Supervisor

Ashley Johnson, LBSW
Parenting Time Supervisor


Ashley Johnson graduated with a Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of Kansas in May 2007.  Over the past 11 years, Ashley has gained experience working with children and families through a variety of settings including foster care, child abuse and neglect investigations, adoption, and in-home services.  Ashley currently serves as Family Services Manager at Cornerstones of Care  where she provides supervision to staff and works with families who are struggling with safely alleviating challenging situations.


Ashley’s passion is working with children and families to ensure the safety of children, promote healthy families, and encourage self-sufficiency.  Ashley is trained in Trauma-Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, the Sanctuary Model, and Solution Based Case Work.

Jessica Morrow
Services Coordinator and Outreach Specialist


Jessica Morrow began advocating for children in KS in 2011 and previously worked at Families Together, Inc., where she specialized in working with families that included a child(ren) with special needs and/or special health care needs. In 2013 and 2014 Jessica attended Johnson County Community College where she studied Business Administration.


Jessica began working at The Layne Project in March, 2015 and transitioned into the role as the Services Coordinator and Outreach Specialist in July 2017. Jessica received certification in Program Management from the Supervised Visitation Network ( in July 2017. Jessica resides with her two children, Lukas and Boden in Johnson County, KS.

Shannon Mullican, LMSW
Parenting Time Supervisor

Hannah Sinnett
Intern and Parenting Time Supervisor


Hannah is currently attending a Social Work Program and is in her senior year at KU-Edwards Campus. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and baby boy. Hannah also enjoys reading and hiking.