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Sara Wise

Regional Program Director

Sarah holds her Licensed Independent Social Work License (CP) and graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2010, with her Masters in Social Work. Originally from Wisconsin, Sarah received her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Marian University, Fond du Lac, WI and then relocated to South Carolina to complete her masters program. Before joining the JusticeWorks team, Sarah worked as a therapist in outpatient practice as well as in residential settings, for adolescents and children, in the Charleston area. She has extensive experience in behavioral techniques, direct clinical practice and supervision. She is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and has a deep understanding trauma and how life experiences affect clients and their families. Sarah is a Program Supervisor in the Charleston, SC office.

My Team Members

Founder & President

Dan Heit
JusticeWorks’ Founder & President

Senior Management

Dipesh Chauhan, MA
Director of Program Development
Matt Davin, CPA, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Renee Kresge
Regional Director of Northeast Pennsylvania
Matt Kurowsky
Regional Director of Southwest Counties
Nadine Lewandowski, Ph.D., LPC
Executive Director of JusticeWorks BehavioralCare
Ian Nutt
Regional Director of Northwest Counties and Ohio
Jeff Ralph, MS, EdD
Regional Director of Southeast Pennsylvania
Rebekah Smith
Director of Human Resources
Annette Trunzo, PhD, LCSW
Director of Evaluation and Quality Assurance

JusticeWorks Youthcare Management

Alicia Basinger
Alicia Basinger
Program Director of Washington and Greene County
Rebecca Bieber, LSW
Program Director of Berks County, Pennsylvania
Jaclyn Conklin
Program Director of Chester, Lancaster and Lebanon Counties, Pennsylvania and Maryland
Doug Conroy
Program Director of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Laura Daumit
Director of Fayette and Somerset Counties
Theresa Fonalledas
Program Director of Pike and Wayne Counties, Pennsylvania
Samantha Gerdeman
Program Director of Schuylkill, Northumberland, Snyder, Union and Montour Counties, Pennsylvania
Samantha-Goss
Samantha Goss
Program Director of Cambria County and Blair County
Danielle Haines
Program Director of Clarion County
Nicole Hall, LCSW
Program Director of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Bob Herrod
Director of Finance
Kristen Irizarry
Program Director of Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon Counties, Pennsylvania
Emily Knauer
Program Director of Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry Counties, Pennsylvania
Sean Lazarus
Program Director of Adams and Franklin Counties, Pennsylvania
Kieshia Martin, LSW, PhD
Program Director of Philadelphia and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania
Tony Ross, M Ed
Program Director of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Becky Skone
Director of Corporate Systems
Steve Snow
Program Director of Butler County, Pennsylvania
Lisa Snyder
Program Director of Armstrong and Indiana Counties, Pennsylvania
Amber Stewart
Director of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Justine Stewart
Program Director of Erie County

JusticeWorks BehavioralCare Management

Adele Arnette
Admissions and Referral Coordinator
Terry Pitts
Regional Program Director of Greenville, South Carolina

JusticeWorks Colorado Management

Christopher Williams
Program Director of Weld County

Justice Works OH Management

Deborah Schneider
Program Director

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