Supervisors

HELPING CHILDREN TRANSITION AS THEIR FAMILY DYNAMICS CHANGE

Supervisors

Halee Brockus, LSCSW, LCSW
Parenting Time Supervisor and Therapist

 

Halee began her career in the social service field upon graduating in May of 2007 with dual Bachelors of Science Degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice.  During this time, Halee worked with children, adolescents, young adults,  and their families across various settings.  Services includes mental health case management, collaborating and assisting needs in the school enviorment, navigating the juvenile justice system, conflict resolution, behavior modification, improving family dynamic, and much more.

 

Halee graduated in May of 2012 with her Master’s in Social work, becoming licensed at the clinical level in both Kansas and Missouri, in 2015. During this time, and presently,  Halee works with those facing the most difficult aspects of mental illness at a state psychistric facility.  In this role,  Halee serves as a team lead,  organizing a multiple disciplinary team, providing individual and group psychotherapy,  completing various diagnistics and assessments, as well as developing teatment and behavioral modifications plans. Halee assists her patients in managing conflict,  promoting behavior change, symptom management, as well as recognizing and building upon their strengths.

 

Halee has future plans to continue her education to ensure best practice for meeting client needs. Her goals include obtaining her Clinical Addiction Counselor license and Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist at both the individual and family level.

 

In her free time, Halee enjoys spending time with her husband and their two boys,  unapologetically taking excessive pictures; as well as creating fun adventures through camping, fishing, family game night, and so much more. Halee also enjoys relaxing down time to read a good book, soak in a hot bath, bake a delicious treat, cook a new meal, exorbitantly decorating the family home for all holidays, and over indulging on most anything Disney or on the Hallmark channel.

Theresa Heller, LMSW
Parenting Time Supervisor and Therapist

 

Theresa graduated with her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Missouri. She went on to complete her Masters of Social Work at the University of South Carolina. Theresa spent a year working with families at risk for child abuse and neglect. She currently works as an advocate and therapist at a domestic violence shelter. She is a Licensed Master of Social Work and is working towards the clinical level of licensure. Her passion is working to empower the client and create a safe space for children and their families to interact.  While not working, she enjoys running, baking, and spending time with babies-both children and dogs! Even though she lives in Kansas City now, she is from St. Louis and will always be a Cardinals fan. Go Cards!

Doug Hickman, 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.

DaLisha Marshall, LMSW
Parenting Time Supervisor

Shannon Mullican, LMSW
Parenting Time Supervisor

Marci Watkins, LMSW
Parenting Time Supervisor

 

Marci graduated with her Masters in Social Work from the University of Kansas in 2014.  She is licensed to practice in Missouri and Kansas.  After graduation, Marci began her work in a Level 1 Trauma hospital in Kanas City.   Her passion is working with those experiencing homelessness and also the improvement of health outcomes using social work interventions.  Marci has also worked in the areas of domestic violence, hospital psychiatric inpatient care for children, and community mental health facilities.

 

Her favorite things to do outside of work is riding in her convertible with the top down and music playing, home decorating, shopping, and playing with her doggies.

Betsy Wilson, LMSW
Parenting Time Supervisor