Mallori DeSalle, MA, LMHC, NCC, CMHC, MATS, CPS
is a licensed mental health counselor, nationally certified counselor, medication-assisted treatment specialist and an internationally certified prevention specialist. See More >>
She is currently earning her certification in therapeutic humor through the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor (AATH). Over the last 20 years working in mental health, substance abuse and prevention fields, she has worked with children, adolescents, adults, families and professionals serving in a variety of roles including: community prevention coordinator, therapist, substance use educator and trainer. Ms. DeSalle has worked with healthcare, behavioral healthcare and community based organizations to implement substance use prevention interventions for the last decade. Since 2008, Ms. DeSalle has been faculty in the Department of Applied Health Science in the School of Public Health at Indiana University, Bloomington. Within the university, Ms. DeSalle serves Prevention Insights (a center at IUB) as the Director for SBIRT Implementation and Lead Motivational Interviewing (MI) Trainer. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and listed on the National Addiction Technology Transfer Center SBIRT Trainers’ Registry. Ms. DeSalle provides training and technical support with MI, SBIRT and a variety of other substance use and mental health related areas to multidisciplinary audiences both nationally and internationally. In addition to her work, she volunteers on the Board of Directors for AATH and the Cottey College Alumnae Executive Board.
JoAnn Matory, MD
Dr. Matory is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics. Her focus is on development of clinical services for high risk newborns in conjucntion with outreach and community resources. See More >>
Dr. Matory graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois with a Bachelor of Science Degree and in 1976 the University of Illinois, Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois awarded her a Medical Degree. She did her Pediatric Residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, followed by her Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship at the University of Illinois Hospital.
She is Medical Director of the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana which provides care for the vulnerable populations of Marion County in central Indiana. She provides medical direction for this unit which cares for high risk newborns delivered at Eskenazi Hospital.
Carol Ott, PharmD, BCPP,
is a Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice in the Purdue University College of Pharmacy and a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Outpatient Psychiatry at Eskenazi Health and Midtown Community Mental Health in Indianapolis. See More >>
Dr. Ott is a member of the Indiana Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board, where she has served as the Chair and Vice-Chair, and a member of the Mental Health Quality Advisory Committee for Indiana Medicaid. She serves on the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) Foundation Board and is a past Secretary of the CPNP Board of Directors. She is a consultant to the Psychotropic Consultation Program for the Department of Child Services/Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, as well as the Tippecanoe County Public Defender's Office.
Carey Haley Wong, JD
Carey currently serves as Chief Counsel at Child Advocates, Inc. in Indianapolis, Indiana. See More >>
She is a 1999 Graduate of Depauw University and a 2002 Graduate of Indiana University McKinney School of Law. She worked as an attorney at the Department of Child Services (“DCS”) handling primarily Child in Need of Services and Termination of Parental Rights cases from 2002-2009. In January of 2009 Carey was named Chief Counsel of the Marion County Office of DCS. During that time, Carey also represented DCS in administrative hearings for licensure or other various issues, appeals, and contested adoptions.
In February 2011 she began working at Child Advocates as an attorney representing Guardians Ad Litem and the agency as a whole. Child Advocates is a non for profit agency providing GAL/CASA services to all of the children in the child welfare system in Marion County, Indiana. While at both DCS and Child Advocates Carey has been responsible for training DCS case managers or volunteer GAL/CASAs respectively on the legal aspects of their jobs. She has presented at State and National Conferences. Carey is the cofounder of the Child Advocacy Clinic at the IU McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis and currently serves as adjunct professor for the clinic.
Carey is also the mother of four daughters. She has been on the board of AFCC Indiana for two years. Carey recommends anyone with an interest in collaborative law become a member of AFCC. The trainings conducted nationally and locally, and the contacts made through AFCC are invaluable.
Tara Holloran, MD, MBA
is a child abuse pediatrician at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. See More >>
She attended the University of Illinois as an undergraduate, followed by Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed residency and fellowship training at Riley Hospital for Children. Dr. Holloran has served leadership roles in national child advocacy organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Helfer Society. She currently works as part of Riley’s Child Protection Team, which provides medical evaluation for approximately 6,000 suspected victims of child abuse annually. She is passionate about raising awareness of the subtle signs of child abuse to promote earlier detection and protection of children.
Jessica K Wood, OTD, OTR/L, BCP
Dr. Wood is a Doctor of Occupational Therapy and AOTA Board Certified Pediatric Specialist. See More >>
She received her Bachelor and Master degrees from Saint Louis University, and her Doctoral degree at Mount Mary University, with study focused on sensory integration therapy. She worked at the University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital in the NICU, PICU, SICU, neurological units, orthopedic units, and burn units before moving home to Evansville, IN to serve as an Assistant Professor in the Occupational Therapy Program at the University of Southern Indiana. She co-led the ADHD and Sensory Processing Differences Support group for the Tri-State. She is currently conducting pediatric research on sensory integration, sub focus on the connection between sensory processing and gastrointestinal dysfunction.
Elizabeth Wahl, LSW,
is the Program Manager for the Indiana Pregnancy Promise Program. See More >>
She is a Licensed Social Worker with a demonstrated history of leadership working in both higher education and human services. Skilled in Nonprofit Management, Project Coordination, Child Advocacy, Family Services, and Community Outreach. Supervisor and Program Director for community-based services with a Continuing Studies Certificate focused in Infant, Early Childhood and Family Mental Health from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Sarah Stillerman, CAPRC II
Sarah heads the Volunteer & Alumni programs at Community Fairbanks Recovery Center. See More >>
She transferred to Fairbanks from Community Health Network’s CHOICE Program, where she piloted a Peer Recovery Coach position working with pregnant women who have substance use disorder. Before joining CHOICE, Sarah worked with IU Health as a Lead Peer Recovery Coach, helping pilot and implement virtual recovery coaching in the IU Health emergency departments across the state of Indiana. Sarah is a student at the IU School of Social Work where she plans to earn her Master of Social Work and continue with a career focused on mental health and substance use treatment while maintaining her credentials as a Certified Addiction Peer Recovery Coach. As a person in long-term recovery, she is passionate and dedicated in supporting efforts to change the face of addiction.
Davinia Givens is a Community Health Specialist for the Prenatal Assistance Program through Franciscan Health. See More >>
She is a case manager for expecting mothers through the Hammond and Crown Point locations. Her background focuses on victim advocacy and has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and criminology. She certified as a victim advocate/victim assistance for surviving and non-surviving victims, specialized children's crimes, and human trafficking. Her certification for human trafficking, covers organ and labor trafficking as well.