Professional Program Staff

Olympia Reyes-Arnold

Center Coordinator

Olympia is an expert at helping families in crisis and has been active in the Stamford Community for over 15 years. Olympia conducts home visits and provides crisis intervention, case management, parenting seminars and support groups to help protect children at risk. Olympia has an Associate's Degree from the Community College of Philadelphia in Behavioral Health. She obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Human Services and her Master's Degree in Community Counseling from the University of Bridgeport. She is a Certified Facilitator and Trainer of Trainers in Developing Capable People, Nurturing Parenting Program and the Family Development Credentialing Program through Cornell University. She provides parenting coaching and supervised visitation. She is a Steering Committee Member for the Systems of Care Collaborative and a member of the National Counselor Association.

Staff

The Parenting Skills Center is staffed with 5 bi-lingual social workers and an administrative assistant who speak English, Spanish and Creole. All social workers have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in social work or a related field. Upper level staff members also hold Master's Degrees. Cases are triaged by a psychologist who does consultant work for the center. Accounting, Finances and Development are overseen by our Financial Manager. Other staff members are hired per-Diem to work in the supervised visitation program and all hold degrees in Human Services or related fields. We also supervise Interns studying at various area Universities and utilize their abilities while exposing them to our programs.