Sarah Kane, MSW -  Sarah has been working for Parson’s Child and Family Center since 2006.  She first joined the agency as a volunteer in the Residential program, working with youth placed in foster care.   She quickly moved into the role of a Residential Counselor and progressed through the ranks into the role of Shift Captain and Unit Supervisor.

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Kendra Turcotte, BS - Kendra  has been with Parsons Child and Family Center for over 17 years providing quality to the training Department.  She facilitates and organizes a multitude of large participant trainings and conferences, and oversees staff and training compliance.

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Brandon Howlett, MS – Brandon began his career in the human service field in New Haven, Connecticut in 1995 working as a Youth Coordinator/Mediator for a non-profit consultant agency called S.N.D.H. In this role he delivered violence prevention verbal techniques and critical thinking workshops to the inner-city populous in the NYC Tri-State area.

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Greyson Burns, BA – Greyson completed his B.A. in English in 2001 from Franklin Pierce University (Rindge, NH).  He began his career in the human service field in 2001 working as an OPWDD residential counselor.  Throughout his career, Greyson has worked within programs funded by the Department of Mental Health in both Massachusetts and New York State.

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Jillian Gecewicz, LCSW - Jillian serves as Director of the Training Department.  She completed her Associate in Applied Science from Hudson Valley Community College in 1997 and went on to complete her Bachelor’s in Social Work at the State University of New York, Albany in 1999.  In the year 2000 she completed her Master’s in Social at SUNY Albany under the Advanced Standing Program.

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Tabetha Zostant, BS– Tabethastarted her career as a child care worker in a youth shelter. She joined Parsons Child &Family Center in 2008 and worked with SATRI in a number of roles within both member agencies, Northeast Parent & Child Society and Parsons, to provide services to children and Families.

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Meet The Trainers

Marylynne Brady-Johnson, MBA – Marylynne has worked with emotionally disturbed, mentally ill, and at risk children and their families for over 39 years. She has served in a variety of direct service and management positions during her career.  She is currently the Chief Training Officer for the Northern Rivers Family of Services.

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Limited English Proficiency (LEP) of Language Assistance Services
Northern Rivers will provide language assistance services, free of charge, when necessary to provide meaningful access to whose primary language is not English. Contact Quality Management at 518.426.2600.
Si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística.  Llame Quality Management at 518.426.2600.
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