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Joseph Barksdale, MSW, LMSW, CAAC, earned his Bachelor of Social Work (1992) and Master of Social Work (1999) degrees from Wayne State University. He has worked for the City of Detroit Department of Human Services Drug Treatment Division (DHSDTP) since 1994.
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Jeffrie K. Cape ACSW, LMSW Joined the ADA Team in May 2001. She received her Masters in Social Science Administration from Case Western Reserve’s School of Applied Social Science in 1984. She is the director of Charron Services where she provides individual counseling to adults, children and families with a variety of issues.
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Jorge Luna Cruz, is a native of Oaxaca, Mexico. He joined ADA team in 2008, and co-facilitates the Spanish speaking group NoMás. He received his bachelor’s degree in Teaching Foreign Languages from Universidad Benito Juarez de Oaxaca. While studying his bachelor’s, Jorge received a one year fellowship in Kalamazoo College in Michigan, in 2001. During this year, Jorge taught Spanish language laboratories at different levels.
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David J.H. Garvin, MSW, LMSW received his Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Eastern Michigan University (EMU) in 1983 and a Masters Degree in Social Work from Wayne State University in 1986. He was appointed to Chief Operating Officer of Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County in November 2011. He has received many awards and acknowledgements for his work in domestic violence prevention and treatment, including the National Association of Social Works-Michigan Social Worker of the Year (2009), the Distinguished Alumnae of the Year from EMU (1990), and appointment to Co-Chair the Governor’s Task Force on Batterer Intervention Standards by John Engler (1998).
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Terri Gonzalez MSW, LLMSW is currently an ADA Facilitator at Catholic Social Services at the Packard location and at the Washtenaw County Jail. She received her MSW in 2004 from Eastern Michigan University.
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Lisa Young Larance
Lisa Young Larance, MSW, LMSW, LCSW is a Fulbright Scholar and social work practitioner whose curricula, peer-reviewed publications, trainings, and practical work focus on meeting the needs of marginalized women and their families. Lisa is the founder of two innovative community-based programs providing intervention, advocacy, and support for women who have used force in their relationships: Jersey Battered Women’s Service, Inc.’s Vista Program and Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County’s RENEW Program.
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Wendy Sadler, M. Ed – Leadership, holds degrees in History, English and Education Leadership. She has worked in the Metropolitan Detroit Community for over 25 years and the Greater Community of Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County for the past five years.
Currently she facilitates batter intervention programs for men and women at Charron Services in Oakland County and CSSW. Wendy also serves as the Executive Director for a private religious organization.
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Trenita Womack joined the ADA Team in the Fall of 2002. Treaty brings with her a diverse wealth of experience ranging from work with abused and neglected adolescents to a career spanning over 20 years as a professional musician. . Treaty has a strong interest and devotion to creating change through this unique blend of social work and the arts.