Youth and Family Training Institute Trainers

Dave Ozias, BS
YFTI Training Specialist
YFTI Lead Trainer (Five Day HFW Team Training; Facilitator Training and other courses)

Dave worked as a HFW Facilitator for nearly four years in Fayette County prior to coming to the Youth and Family Training Institute (YFTI). He became certified as a co-trainer for the Five Day High Fidelity Wraparound (HFW) Team Training shortly before joining YFTI.
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Shelley Fairclough-Gumbs, MA
HFW Coach - Pinebrook Family Answers
YFTI Lead Trainer

Shelley Fairclough-Gumbs joined the High Fidelity Wraparound workforce in May 2010 as a Facilitator at Pinebrook Family Services in Lehigh, PA.  Currently, she is the HFW Coach to the Lehigh County team and a co-trainer for the Youth and Family Training Institute.  As Shelley learned more about the model, she realized how she used elements of the model as a Special Education teacher and a Case Planner. 
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Toni Wagner, MA, CPSP
Program Manager - Allegheny Family Network
YFTI Lead Trainer 

Toni has worked in social services since 1993. She has provided help to families who have children from birth to 21 and has also worked with our more mature individuals, age 60 and over.
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Celeste Johnson, BA
HFW Facilitator/Coach - Child and Family Focus, Montgomery County

YFTI Co-Trainer

Celeste graduated from Eastern College with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in social welfare. Following graduation, she pursued various positions in the social work field including direct care in a residential treatment facility (RTF), as well as working in Behavioral Health Rehabilitative Services (BHRS) and in children’s case management.
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Chad Owens, CPS
YFTI Youth Support Partner Specialist
YFTI Co-Trainer (Five Day HFW Team Training; Youth Mental Health First Aid)

Chad is a certified co-trainer for YFTI. He is the statewide Youth Support Partner Specialist at the Youth and Family Training Institute (YFTI) and a co-trainer. He is responsible for working with the staff of YFTI to provide technical support to PA High Fidelity Wraparound Youth Support Partners regarding coaching and credentialing activities.
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Christine Snyder, CPSP, CPS

HFW Family Support Partner Coach - Allegheny Family Network
YFTI Co-Trainer (Five Day HFW Team Training; Family Support Training)

Christine is a certified co-trainer for YFTI. She is the statewide Family Support Partner Specialist at the Youth and Family Training Institute (YFTI). As a statewide High Fidelity Wraparound (HFW) Family Support Partner Specialist, she is responsible for working with the staff of the Youth and Family Training Institute to develop learning activities for the support partners in the workforce.
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Artheria Taggart
HFW Family Support Partner - Child and Family Focus, Delaware County

YFTI Co-Trainer

Artheria is a Family Support Partner (FSP) for High Fidelity Wraparound (HFW) in Delaware County, PA, and a certified co-trainer for the Youth and Family Training Institute (YFTI).
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Adessa Washington
HFW Youth Support Partner - Child and Family Focus, Chester County
YFTI Co-Trainer

Adessa Washington is a credentialed Youth Support Partner (YSP) for High Fidelity Wraparound (HFW) in Chester County, PA for Child and Family Focus. 
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