Staff Certifications and Professional Development

With a goal of moving families forward, our licensed and trained staff members provide families with skillful expertise and care.

Alyssa Savitski

Certified Perinatal Mental Health Specialist

Kathy Kutsop

Certified Trauma Specialist

Bridget Matyjevich

Master’s of Science, Child and Development Psychology; Adjunct Instructor at Luzerne County CC

Irene Pacheco

Autism Training



Erin Fossett

Certified Doula

Erica Baltrusaitis

Certified Doula

Chrissy Colon

SafeCare Augmented Coach

Becky Corby

Liaison for local Nepali families.

Zamarie Navarro

Former Teacher

Margy Durkin

Outreach Home Visiting Specialist

Tammy Capone

Incredible Years Instructor, Certified in Positive Discipline and Youth Mental Health First Aid

Jennifer Gerardi

Incredible Years Instructor, CASA Appointee, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator

Alyssa Savitski works with a young mother in the Toddler Playgroup.

Early Head Start staff members Eric Fossett, Alicia Olivetti, and Rikki Budzinski hosted a Mindfulness playgroup with Nicole Chromey and Lynne Opsasnick