Meet the Team

photo of Kelly Dussault, Grant Manager         System of Care logo - tree with many hands as leaves
          Kelly Dussault

Grant Mana
ger, Kelly Dussault comes to the District with 20 years of experience working with youth, families and local school systems as an Occupational Therapist, Additionally Kelly has recently completed her M.Ed in Human Relations at Plymouth State University with a concentration in organizational health and wellness. Kelly has begun the process of growing local Familiy and Systems Together (FAST) through the development of a Community Management Team, comprising of over 30 local stakeholders to engage in the completion of a local 'environmental scan' that identifies the needs and strength of children, families and the community. The CMT will steer the work plan for this project over the next four years. Efforts will focus on several areas including early childhood education and behavior health ; social/emotional learning and development, behavior health promotion and substance abuse prevention; personal and community safety; support and expansion of mental, emotional and behavioral health opportunities; and family and youth engagement.

Wraparound Program Coordinator, Kate Clark, joins the White Mountains School District with 11 years experience as a school counselor and director. Kate's role is to facilitate the 'wrap' portion of the grant using evidence-based frameworks to deliver family supports and services this work is rooted in a family-driven, youth-guided model that supports culturally and linguistically competent ways to maximize access to community services. The goal of this work is to create sustainable, cohesive plans that yield hope and keep families together.

Data will be collected throughout the project to modify program goals and activities, assure accountability of stakeholders, and measure of program effectiveness outcomes.  

Jamie Gorman
               Jamie Gorman
Early Childhood Enhanced Ca re logo - baby's hand in adullt's hand
a picture of Kate Clark
FAST Forward logo FAST is n acronym for Families and Systems Together
                 Kate Clark

Jamie Gorman is a resident of Lancaster and comes to us as our new Early Childhood Enhanced Care Coordinator (ECC). Jamie holds a degree in Sociology and has worked for Northern Human Services at the local community mental health center for the last 5 years as a clinical case manager. She has worked with children and families in the local community to support them by building connections to community resources, developing crisis planning and fostering positive skills for emotional well-being. In her new position she will serve the needs of youth ages 3-7 and their families, coordinating and facilitating behavioral health supports. Jamie will be working with area preschools/daycare centers and elementary schools wrapping services around this early childhood population with greatest behavioral health needs. The ECC position will work closely with our family resource center providing family support, along with our infant mental health program from Northern Human Services. The ECC position will align with our NH wraparound model, being family driven and youth supported while focusing on the family vision and strengths. We welcome Jamie to our System of Care team.