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Dennis Fisher, MM

Program Director (Retiring)

Dennis Fisher has worked for over 35 years in various behavioral health settings in Philadelphia. He began as a Registered Music Therapist at Philadelphia State Hospital, and served as the original Team Leader of the...

Abigail Pol, LSW

Program Director (as of January, 2019)

Abigail (Abbey) draws from more than 10 years of experience in Philadelphia’s behavioral health system. She is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in non-profits and managed care. She is skilled...

Stephan K. Long, MA

Associate Program Director

Stephan's behavioral health involvement includes direct care positions of psychosocial rehabilitation counselor/supervisor, vocational counselor, outpatient therapist for children/ adults and forensic case manager. He...

Akim Cooper

Data Analyst

As Data Analyst for BHTEN Akim has various job responsibilities including computer related activities such as the provision of technical support for staff and creating, troubleshooting and maintaining databases.  Akim...

Lisa DeStefano

Clerical Assistant

For the past 20 years, Lisa DeStefano worked in the administrative field and customer. She is presently the Clerical Assistant at BHTEN starting in late October 2017.  When Lisa was very young, she discovered...

Jane Hall.

Instructional Design Specialist

Jane Hall works as the Instructional Design Specialist (BHMIDS, assisting the BHTEN staff in converting the curriculum components for e-learning environment. With two decades in the education field, Jane has provided...

Elizabeth (Liz) Harrison, MS

Behavioral Health Training Specialist

With over 20 years experience in social work, Liz has worked to couple her clinical and business background to provide an ongoing dialogue surrounding the subject of Relationship Education. As a Family Relationship...

Stephen Paesani, MA, MTS

Children and Adolescent Training Specialist

Stephen Paesani serves as the Children and Adolescent Training Specialist for the Behavioral Health Training and Education Network. In this position, he works in close collaboration with the Philadelphia Department of...

Sheyel Rorie

Registrar/Office Manager

Sheyel has worked administratively for 25 years and has been with the Behavioral Health Training and Education Network (BHTEN) for the past 15 years. She has worked as a provider of behavioral health services as a...

Kalma Kartell White, M.Ed, CPRP

Behavioral Health Training Specialist

Kalma Kartell White has a Masters Degree in counseling psychology and is certified as a psychosocial rehabilitation practitioner (CPRP) by the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA). For the past fifteen years of...