Home visitation specialists:

Caitlin Ford, M.S. 

  • Home Visitation Program Supervisor
  • Masters in Clinical Counseling from Central Methodist University
  • Masters in School Counseling from Missouri Baptist University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Central Methodist University
  • Licensed School Counselor
  • Related Experience:
    • Case Manager with Children’s Division
    • Case Manager with Adults with Mental Illness
    • Intensive In-Home Services
    • Family Resource Services
    • Supervisor of Home Visitation since 2018
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2021

Larra Alford, B.S. 

  • Serving Greene, Wright, Christian, Douglas, Ozark and Taney Counties
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Specialty Minor in Social Services from Missouri State University
  • Related Experience:
    • Home Visitor with OACAC Head Start
    • Intern with Drew Lewis Foundation
    • Worked with Developmental and Mental Disabilities
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2021

Dawn Mathes, B.S.

  • Serving St Francois, St Genevieve and Madison counties
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Central Methodist University
  • Related Experience:
    • 10 years as Mental Health Case Manager, Clubhouse Staff and Employment Specialist
    • 2 years Home Visiting Specialist
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2021

Sheena Ivy, B.S. 

  • Serving Boone, Calloway and Cole Counties
  • Bachelor of Science in Child Development from Southeast Missouri State University
  • Related Experience:
    • Over 15 years’ experience as Early Childcare Educator/Teacher
    • 2-3 years as a Behavioral Coach
    • Foster Care Case Manager with Great Circle
    • Home Visitor with Great Circle
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2021