Our Team

BenniBenni, LCSW

President

Benni holds Master’s degrees in Industrial Psychology from Brooklyn College and in Social Work from New York University. Benni gained crucial experience in serving the needs of seniors, developmentally disabled children and adults along with their family caregivers through her work in long term care facilities throughout New York and New Jersey. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Jersey and has worked as a social worker, Director and Administrator throughout her career.  Learn more.

Daniella Arias

Daniella

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Support Coordinator

Daniella is a graduate of Montclair State University. She earned her degree in Family Science and Human Development and has a concentration in Family Services. She also has previous experience using the Montessori school method with children, which encourages curiosity, exploration, and problem-solving in different developmental stages. Daniella enjoys working on language interpretation to ensure our clients are well informed.

Nicole ArseneauNicole, MSW

Support Coordinator

Nicole came to Spectrum as a Social Work intern and graduated from Rutgers University with her Master’s in Social Work. Additionally, she has a Master’s Degree in Health Administration.  She has developed a wonderful rapport with the individuals and families she works with as well as the providers. We are happy to welcome Nicole to our team.

Rachel BaldwinRachel, BSW

Support Coordinator

Rachel has a bachelor’s degree in social work from Rutgers University. She has extensive experience in case management and abuse investigation with vulnerable populations.

Nicole BassolinoNicole, MSW

Support Coordination Supervisor

Nicole received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University and has gained her experience working at community organizations helping adults and children and developing person centered plans. She has extensive knowledge of intellectual and developmental disabilities and the service delivery of case management.

Daniella BilakDaniella

Support Coordinator

Daniella holds Bachelor’s degree is Psychology. She has a background in case management, Applied Behavior Analysis, crisis work, and residential facilities which serve individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health diagnoses.

Nancy Del PapaNancy, MSW

Social Worker and Quality Assurance Coordinator

Nancy holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Fordham University and has completed Graduate Studies in Rehabilitation Counseling with the hearing impaired community. She has extensive experience in vocational services with the adult special needs population and is a member of a professional network of vocational and school transition coordinators.

Sheila DeVriesSheila, CSW

Social Work and Support Coordination Supervisor

Sheila received her bachelor’s degree in social work from Ramapo College and has been a social worker for over 25 years. Throughout these years, Sheila has worn many hats, which have included case management for individuals with developmental disabilities, homebound seniors and individuals with disabilities, traumatic brain injury, and vocational rehabilitation. Sheila is also a Certified Vocational Counselor. Sheila sits on the Board of the New Jersey Statewide Independent Living Counsel and has assisted with the development of Medicaid Waiver transitions and development. 

Erin GorterErin

Support Coordinator

Erin has a background in event coordination and marketing for pharmaceutical companies and healthcare facilities with personal experience in developmental and intellectual disabilities. She has her bachelor’s degree from Calvin College with a major in communications.

Ravit GilettiRavit

Support Coordinator

Ravit has her Master of Arts degree in Guidance and Habilitation for people with disabilities and has worked in special education for over a decade. She is active in the community leading fundraising events for families fighting cancer.  

TiannaTianna, MSW

Support Coordinator

Tianna has her master’s degree in social work and has experience working with seniors and those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She has worked in a school/classroom with additional background in customer service settings. She is actively involved in giving back to her community as a leader and role model for young girls through her nonprofit organization Tinks Golden Girls.

Heather JaffeHeather

Quality Assurance Coordinator

Heather has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and Special Education. She has a background in care coordination, case management and community outreach.

Laura JuntaLaura

Director of Support Coordination

Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and has been working in social services since 2004. Prior to becoming a supervisor, Laura worked as an ABA therapist within school districts, as well as privately for families whose children were not able to attend school due to medical or behavioral concerns. After many years, Laura was introduced to the world of support coordination and found a new passion. Laura is also a volunteer and public speaker at different events to bring awareness to facial differences. 

Samantha ScevolaSamantha

Intake/Office Coordinator

Samatha has a bachelor’s degree in social science from Ramapo College and has previously worked in admissions of a large local psychiatric center before joining us at Spectrum CMC.

Jamie McEnroeJamie

Support Coordination Supervisor

Jamie has her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Vermont and a Master’s Degree in Executive Leadership from Champlain College. She has over 15 years of experience supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in various case management and supervisory level roles. Jamie uses the keen observation skills she has gained in her education and experience to spearhead our quality assurance team. Jamie’s ability to see the big picture while focusing on details makes her ideal in this role.

Christi MulderChristi

Support Coordinator

Christi has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a background in Case Management and residential facilities. She has developed treatment plans and has worked with the courts on behalf of her clients.

Rebecca Rebecca, LSW

Support Coordinator

Rebecca has her Master of Social Work Degree from Monmouth University and is a NJ Licensed Social Worker. She has experience in teaching children with special needs and in Intensive Case Management with those who suffer from mental illness. Additionally, she has experience helping seniors and with helping clients to find housing and other available resources.

Nicole O’NealNicole

Support Coordinator

Nicole has her Bachelor’s degree in Special Education and has worked in schools and as a special needs mentor.

Angelica RiosAngelica

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Support Coordinator

Angelica holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Psychology. She has previously participated in treatment team planning and collaborated with therapists to provide individual/family assessments and ABA therapy and has provided assessments for schools in early intervention.

Nakie RoneyNakie, MSW

Bilingual (English/Creole) Support Coordinator

Nakie is a bilingual (English/Creole) Support Coordinator who holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Yeshiva University. She has held positions in hospitals and with various State services and is experienced in delivery of Mental Health and crisis intervention services.

Jaclyn SaldiviaJaclyn

Support Coordinator

Jackie came into support coordination from previously being in sales and marketing. After learning about support coordination and how it plays such a vital role in assisting both the individuals and families, she learned quickly that this would be a job she would love. Combining her personal knowledge of developmental disabilities with her professional background, Jackie was thrilled to assume her current role. Jackie values the relationships she has gained from the individuals and families that she serves.

Robin SmithRobin

Support Coordination Supervisor

Robin has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Kutztown University. She has over twenty-one years of experience coordinating residential services and overseeing their daily operations, for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Corrinne StegnerCorrinne, MSW

Support Coordination Supervisor

Corrinne holds a master’s degree in social work. She has worked as a social worker in various settings such as nursing homes, with youth in therapeutic foster homes and with individuals with developmental disabilities. With this background she brings tons of resources and relationships that have helped those we serve.

Betrice ThompsonBetrice, LCSW

Support Coordinator

Betrice is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with over 20 years of experience providing counseling and advocacy to vulnerable populations. She has extensive knowledge pertaining to Medicaid programs in home and the community with additional experience in Managed care.

Lorrett WaitersLorrett, LSW

Support Coordinator

Lorrett is a licensed social worker (LSW) with over 20 years of experience providing case management services to various populations. She has extensive knowledge of managed care and ethical standards which she carries over to those she serves.

EleanaEleana

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Support Coordinator

Eleana is a bilingual (English/Spanish) Support Coordinator with a bachelor’s degree in Family and Child Studies and a minor in Spanish from Montclair State University. She also has previous experience in case management and has a profound passion for servicing her community and helping others. 

JulieJulie, MSW

Support Coordinator

Julie holds a master’s degree in social work from Marywood University in Pennsylvania. Julie has a wide range of experience working in residential settings and long-term care facilities while serving populations of all ages. She is passionate about helping others and serving her community.

AileenAileen

Support Coordinator

Aileen is a graduate of Montclair State University. She earned her degree in Family Science and Human Development with a concentration in Family Services. Aileen has a background in case management, working with low-income families and early intervention.

EvonneEvonne, LSW

Support Coordinator

Evonne is a Licensed Social Worker and received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University. She has case management experience working with families and patients in clinical care settings. She is passionate about building relationships with her clients and connecting them to services to improve their quality of life.

Toni Lyn

Toni Lyn

Support Coordinator

Toni Lyn is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. She earned her Bachelor’s in Criminology with a concentration in Sociology. Toni Lyn has gained experience with case management as she previously worked as a Family Service Specialist for children and families.

Melody

Melody

Support Coordinator

Melody holds a Master’s Degree in social work from Rutgers University. She has experience in residential settings and mental health. Additionally, she has extensive knowledge in crisis management and intervention. She is passionate about helping and advocating for others in her community.

Nashali, MSW

Nashali, MSW

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Support Coordinator

Nashali earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University. She has experience in case management by working in housing through a national disease program initiative. Additionally, she has developed strong behavior management skills for adults with Special Needs while serving this population. Nashali is thrilled to be part of the Spectrum CMC team and has a passion for helping others.

Katlynn

Katlynn

Support Coordinator

Katlynn has her Bachelor’s in Behavioral Health Science specializing in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders from Grand Canyon University. She has years of direct support and supervisory experience supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Katlynn is passionate about advocating and creating a sense of independence for the individuals in this population. 

Allison, MSW

Allison, MSW

Support Coordinator

Allison earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Kean University and is currently working towards her Master’s in Social Work. She has extensive experience with individuals with special needs providing life skills training, direct support, and residential oversight. Allison is devoted to helping others. She prides herself on being dependable and is committed to improving the lives of those she serves.

Allyson

Allyson, MSW

Support Coordinator

Allyson is a graduate of Montclair State University with a Master’s degree in Social Work. She has experience working with the IEP team in a school, with case management serving adults with Special Needs, and has additional experience in a hospital setting working to help victims of abuse and neglect. She eagerly approaches helping others access the community while improving their quality of life. Allyson values building a rapport with the individuals and families that she helps.

 

BrettBrett, MSW

Support Coordinator

Brett is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Science – Psychology.  He earned his Master of Social Work – Counseling Families, Groups, and Individuals from Barry University, where he worked at AmeriCorps in Miami / Dade County.  Brett is passionate about helping others within the community.