Tiffany is a school-based Family Crisis Therapist for Jewish Family Services, responsible for the Early Intervention program at Shortlidge Academy. Her passion is working in urban communities and helping students find and pursue opportunities and experiences as part of their growth and development.
Originally from Baltimore, Tiffany graduated from HBCU Coppin State University with her BA in Early Childhood Human Development; she is currently pursuing her Masters in School Psychology from Eastern University.
Tiffany believes travel can open our hearts and our minds—learning about diverse cultures helps us to learn how to meet people where they are. Passionate about trying new things and traveling herself, Tiffany has traveled to fifteen different states and been out of the country once. She is looking forward to more global travel as the world opens again.
Fun Fact: Tiffany met Dr. Marin Luther King’s son, Martin Luther King III, in 5th grade at a news station in Baltimore.
Stacy is a school-based Family Crisis Therapist for Jewish Family Services, responsible for the K-5 Early Intervention program at Silver Lake Elementary School. With an MS in Community Counseling, she has spent most of her 6+ years of experience providing therapeutic services and support to children and families in the school and home setting.
Stacy is passionate about strengthening and empowering families by helping them acquire the tools needed to improve their family functioning, build connections with various community-based support systems, and to self-advocate as new challenges and concerns arise. When working with families, Stacy uses a strength-based approach to help students and families with their social, emotional, and mental growth, while striving to improve parenting skills, increasing self-esteem, establishing healthy routines and structure in the home, and reducing stressors on the family system. Stacy believes that in order to support our children, we must engage with, strengthen, and support their families.
In her free time, Stacy enjoys reading, movies, and spending time with her friends and family. She has two young children that keep her very busy. Stacy feels driven to do what she can to ensure her students feel as loved and supported as her own children.
Her favorite quote comes from the great Babe Ruth:
“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”