Team Leader, Honolulu Community-Based Case Management/Community-Based Care Coordination
“Helping Hands Hawaii gives me the privilege of offering compassion, inspiring hope and teaching others skills that may assist them in independence and stability. By doing this work, we give hope to people for a better tomorrow.”
Samantha is the Team Leader for the Community-Based Case Management/Community-Based Care Coordination team in Honolulu. She is responsible for the supervision and management of a multidisciplinary team that provides direct case management support services. The team supports adults with severe and persistent mental illness who often struggle with poverty, homelessness and substance abuse.
She holds a BS in Psychology from the University of Wyoming, an MA in Counseling from Colorado Christian University and an EdD in Counseling Education and Supervision from Argosy University in Denver.
Samantha serves on the agency’s Health and Wellness and Safety committees. She also volunteers with USDA/NRCS as an Earth Team Volunteer; provides consultation with residential and therapeutic programs and is an Adjunct Faculty for Colorado Christian University’s Online Masters of Arts in Counseling Program.
Fun Fact: Samantha is fluent in American Sign Language.