The Case Management Team

 

Case Management Services SupervisorS:

Angela Hager, M.A.

  • Master of Arts in Legal Studies from Webster University
  • Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from Culver-Stockton College in Missouri
  • Has been working with children and families since 1987 including:
    • Residential treatment
    • Foster care case management
    • Recruiting, training, licensing foster and adoptive family home
  • Joined BFT in 2000

Kelly Martinez, M.A.

  • Masters in Criminal Justice Administration from Lindenwood
  • Bachelor in Criminal Justice and Sociology from Missouri Valley College
  • Related Experience
    • Residential Treatment
    • Family Court Staff
    • Supervisor of Juvenile Officers
    • Case Management-Foster Care
    • Supervising and Licensing
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2015

Family Service Workers:

Ashleigh Poteete, B.S.

  • Lead Family Service Worker
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Psychology from Missouri Baptist University
  • Minor in Sociology
  • Related Experience:
    • Internship at MBCH in the residential program
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2017

Ayla Nolde, B.S.W.

  • Bachelor of Social Work from University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Related Experience:
    • Worked professionally in Early Childhood field
    • Internship with Adults with Developmental Disabilities
    • Worked with Homeless Youth
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2018

Kirsten Buschbacher, B.S.

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology & Psychology from Missouri State University
  • Related Experience:
    • Youth Specialist at Division of Youth Services
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2019

Raphael Elbreki, B.S.

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Southeast Missouri State University
  • Minor in Management
  • Related Experience:
    • Children’s Service Worker
    • Investigator for Child Abuse and Neglect for Missouri Children’s Division
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2019

Kim Willis, B.S., B.A.

  • Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Development from University of Central Missouri
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Central Missouri
  • Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling in progress
  • Related Experience:
    • Behavior Intervention Specialist
    • Work with children and families since 2012
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2019

Chelsey Summe, B.S.W.

  • Bachelor of Social Work from University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Minor in Psychology from University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Related Experience:
    • Community Support Specialist
    • Social Worker with Camp Manitowa
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2019

Rachel Ratajczyk, B.S.W.

  • Bachelor of Social Work from Lindenwood University
  • Related Experience:
    • Internship at Bringing Families Together in Intensive In-Home Services
    • Preschool Assistant Teacher
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2020

Shellie Riggs, B.A.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Maryville University in St. Louis
  • Related Experience:
    • Substance Abuse Counselor
    • Court Advocate for Domestic Violence Survivors
    • Volunteer work with children since high school
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2020

Lauren Spaid, B.S.W.

  • Bachelor of Social Work from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
  • Related Experience:
    • Internship at Bringing Families Together in 2019
  • Joined Bringing Families Together in 2020