- 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.
- Emily received her Bachelor’s of Science in Human Services with a minor Psychology and Sociology from Purdue University in Indiana. Emily has been a part of the North Spring team since November of 2014 starting a Mental Health Specialist on the Delta unit and moving to Lead Mental Health Specialist on our Acute wing in June of 2016. In April of 2017, Emily transitioned to a Case Manager for our Residential program.Prior to joining the team at North Spring, Emily was a Case Manager in Indiana for Aspire Indiana for 2 years. Emily assisted clients with HIV/AIDS in obtaining insurance, transportation, medication adherence and education and overall assisted clients with daily life skills.