- Abdus Samad received his Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has worked at Grafton Integrated Health Network as a Case Manager prior to joining North Spring. His clients included adolescents and teenagers that face mental health and psychiatric challenges in their lives. He served as an advocate to individuals and their families by identifying the needs and appropriate services to address them. Abdus’ passion lies in offering a voice to those who are unable to advocate for themselves. As a Case Manager, Abdus oversees clients’ progress through effective case planning. He supervises teams that are in charge of developing treatment interventions and behavior management programs for the clients. He is responsible to lead monthly multi-disciplinary team meetings to ensure clients’ compliance with treatment programs. Abdus is also responsible to develop effective discharge processes to ensure successful transition of clients into their communities. It is Abdus’ goal is to bring his case management expertise as he transitions into the Lead Clinical Case Manager position at North Spring to assist clients and their families with providing resources to address their needs. Furthermore, Abdus serves as a mentor to middle school and high school students through youth groups in his local community. To continue his professional and personal growth, Abdus is currently enrolled in the MBA program at Shenandoah University Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business.
- Corey completed his undergraduate work in Psychology at Saint Louis University (Go Bilikens!) in spring of 2014. After that he then attended George Washington University (Go Hippos!) where he earned a Masters of Forensic Psychology. Corey has lived in many diverse areas such as: Cincinnati, Newport Kentucky, Saint Louis, Heidelberg Germany, and now Herndon. His experiences vary from many different jobs spanning areas such as restaurant industry, bakeries, janitorial, Boys and Girls clubs, and juvenile probation. Corey’s passion lies in both helping juveniles navigate the legal system and processes as well as seeing them succeed later in life. His goal here at North Spring is to provide clients with the most professional and stress free environment possible in order to help our young people flourish.
- Hazel Collett began her life in Brooklyn, New York up until the age of 16 when she moved to Upstate, New York with her parents. In 2012, Hazel graduated from the State University of New York at Cortland with her Bachelor’s of Science in Sociology, and then, she went on to graduate in 2014 from Binghamton University with a Masters degree in Social Work. Hazels professional accomplishments have expanded over the last 10 years including; being the youngest member in a semi-professional tap company performing throughout NYC, being promoted from a customer service representative to a Single Copy Sales Manager for Ogden Newspapers in one months’ time, and in most recent years working in three different Residential Treatment Centers. Prior to her new role, Hazel was a Therapeutic Day Treatment Counselor with National Counseling Group for a year. At 26 years old, Hazel is continuing her passions in social service by taking a new path in her career as North Spring’s newest Case Manager. Her goal has always been to ensure that people learn the power behind their voices, in addition to, sending the message that everyone has a story to tell with pasts that do not dictate their unwritten chapters. She is looking forward to developing her skill sets with North Spring’s team of professionals in order to provide the top level of care and services, as well as, continuing her education by pursuing a Masters degree in Criminal Justice and Administration..