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 Behavioral Health/Intellectual disAbility Services, the Targeted Case Management Unit and service providers. Mr. Paesani collaborates with several initiatives, including, Multiplying Connections, the PA Network for Student Assistance Services, and the DDAP Training System. Prior to coming to BHTEN, Stephen was the Director of Project CARE, Prevention Coordinator for the Delaware County Drug & Alcohol Commission, and a high school teacher. Stephen has an AB degree in Philosophy for St. Joseph's University, a Master of Theological Studies from Catholic Theological Union (Chicago), and an MA in Religious Studies from St. Charles Seminary, Philadelphia.