Clarice Bailey brings more than 30 years of classroom experience as a teacher, trainer, learner, professor and program administrator. She has been committed to community service throughout her career, especially in the areas of juvenile justice, child welfare, youth conflict resolution, partner violence and conflict, anti-oppression work, peace studies and organizational transformation.
Sendy Alcidonis, MPA, Manager
Sendy is the Learning & Development Manager for the Institute. She has more than 10 years’ experience working in a variety of settings as an administrator, researcher, trainer and university instructor. Sendy has been actively involved with all elements of program coordination and management. Sendy has extensive grant writing experience.
Elisha Coffey, MSW, Program Manager
Elisha is the manager of the Individual Consumer Action Network (ICAN) at MHASP. She holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from Temple University with a focus on Policy and Advocacy, and identifies as someone living with a mental health diagnosis.
Robert Turri, BA, Business Manager
As Business Manager Bob has expertise in: project management procurement, sales, operations, communications, training and recruitment, web site development and implementation. Bob coordinates with public and private mental health & human services agencies and managed care organizations.
Karen Escovitz, MSS - Manager - Leadership Development
Karen brings 30 years of experience in the mental health field to her position with the Institute having worked in direct services, research, program evaluation, technical assistance and training. In her current role, she is primarily involved with the development and implementation of staff training and staff development intiatives, with a focus on support of managers and supervisors.
Deborah Walker-Bey, BS, Learning & Development Specialist
Deborah has been in the mental health field for over 14 years and a CPS for over 7. She is an Advanced Level Wellness Recovery Action Plan Facilitator and the Institute WRAP Coordinator. She brings out the best in everyone with her excitement and passion for life and wellness. Deborah is a dedicated professional with a zest for life.
James Klasen, Learning & Development Specialist
Jim is an Advanced Level WRAP Facilitator and Certified Older Adult CPS trainer. He brings over 35 years of experience from the workforce development field. Jim has worked with youth, welfare recipients, persons returning home from prison, and persons impacted by trauma, mental health, and substance related challenges. Jim is a CPS and brings lived experience sharing his recovery journey openly as evidence that recovery and wellness are both possible and probable. His journey has led naturally to his “encore career” as the Institute's representative to Delaware County.
Carrie DiGregorio, BS, Learning & Development Specialist
Carrie DiGregorio brings over 15 years of experience to the Institute of Community Integration. Carrie’s background is in social services; with a focus on Children, Families, and Mental Health. In addition to classroom facilitating, Carrie has written several trainings, implemented training systems, and has extensive knowledge in Instructional Design. Carrie is passionate about facilitating, designing, and implementing a wide variety of training classes. Carrie has, and will continue to advocate for her participants. Carrie earned a Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Central Florida and is currently working towards her Master’s Degree.