Leya Barrett, MSW, LCSW, LSOTP is the Clinical Supervisor on Program 1, “The Field of Dreams” which serves youth between the ages of 11-14 with sexual behavior problems. Leya has been employed at Onarga Academy for 18 years. She started her career as a Case Manager and then a Unit Coordinator. These positions helped to prepare her for later becoming a Family Therapist for over 9 years before becoming a Clinical Supervisor. Leya has co-presented at local and national trainings about using Expressive Arts Therapies as well as co- authored book chapters on the same topic. Leya finds pleasure in expanding her knowledge and finding new and creative ways to engage her clients in the treatment process. She also enjoys facilitating the professional development of her teammates through LCSW supervision, training and support.
Steve Greenlee, MA is the Quality Improvement Supervisor at Onarga Academy. He has been with the organization in various capacities for more than twenty years and has over twenty-five years of experience in hospital and residential treatment settings. His current areas of responsibility include agency regulatory compliance, program evaluation, performance outcomes measures, and crisis intervention training.
Stacy Jewell, MA is the Training Coordinator for Onarga Academy. She has over 24 years of experience in case management, therapy, supervision, and training in the residential and foster care realms. Stacy is responsible for the development, planning, and execution of training approximately 200 employees that work with youth who have sexual behavior problems, severe complex trauma, and behavioral issues.
Krista Karalevicz, BA is the Unit Coordinator for Onarga Academy’s youngest adolescent unit. She has over 8 years of experience at Onarga Academy in milieu management, case management, supervision and training in working with youth with sexual behavior problems in the residential treatment setting. Krista enjoys the diversity of duties involved in the Unit Coordinator role. She is active in client Art Therapy and helping Academy staff develop a trauma sensitive approach to their work with clients, as well as safe and effective milieu management skills.
Jamie Kozma, MSEd, LCPC, LSOTP, LSOE as a Clinical Director, Jamie Kozma supervises the residential units who serve the younger adolescent population as well as the Group Home. Jamie holds a Master’s degree from Eastern Illinois University in Counseling, and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor as well as a Licensed Sex Offender Treatment Provider and a Licensed Sex Offender Evaluator. Jamie has worked at Onarga Academy for 16 years, variously as a Family Therapist, Sexuality Therapist, and Clinical Supervisor. Jamie’s areas of specialty include Nurtured Heart and Victim Clarification and Reunification.
Jessie Marquis, MEd is the Assistant Principal for the on-grounds special education school of Onarga Academy. She has over 9 years of experience in teaching and school administration in the residential setting. She is responsible for overseeing all student enrollments, IEP schedules and development, records tracking, transcript monitoring, curriculum development and execution, and the overall daily functioning in the school setting.
Robert Poole, MSW is a Family Therapist for Onarga Academy. He has 23 years of experience in case management, supervision, training and therapy in the residential field. Robert is responsible for the development, planning and implementation of family therapy on Program 1, the youngest adolescent unit at Onarga Academy. He also has experience dealing with therapeutic crisis intervention, as well as complex trauma issues.
Tricia St. Pierre, MA, LCPC, LSOTP, LSOE has been employed at Onarga Academy for the past 17 years. She was a Case Manager and Senior Case Manager for 3 years as she completed her Master’s degree in Community Counseling. Following that she spent 7 years as a Sexuality Therapist until she became a Clinical Supervisor at Onarga Academy for the past 7 years. Tricia supervises staff and residents of a middle adolescent 15 bed residential treatment program specializing with youth who have sexual behavior problems, severe complex trauma, and behavioral issues.