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ADAPEP Staff

Consultant Support Services

ADAPEP Staff

ADAPEP Staff Competencies

In order to do the ADAPEP job, counselors need specialized skills and knowledge. The following is a list of competencies which all ADAPEP staff need to develop. New personnel may not have all of these competencies immediately, but over time they will be expected to develop them through staff development and training


Theory

  • Understand the Bio-Psycho-Social model which explains the reasons for and consequences of risky behavior, including the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs.
  • Understand the multi-faceted concept of "prevention" -- what works; what doesn't.
  • Be knowledgeable of the life skill areas which make up the basis of our classroom or group instruction: stress, communication, decision-making, age-appropriate information and self concept (character) development, media literacy, emotional literacy.
  • Be able to write an interactive lesson plan complete with objectives and with process experience built in (small group work, activities which engage students, etc.).
  • Be knowledgeable about best teaching practices.
  • Be a resource to staff re: information and agencies

Counseling Tools

  • Be familiar with child abuse reporting procedures and understand the possible repercussions of making a report from the school, family, and child's perspective.
  • Be able to communicate with parents, staff, and administration regarding program issues.
  • Be able to communicate with parents on issues related to their children.
  • Have an understanding of group dynamics and be able to facilitate a small group discussion.
  • Be able to link people/schools to community resources.
  • Do crisis/pre-crisis interventions/referrals.
  • Know how to access information.
  • Understand the legal issues surrounding confidentiality.
  • Prepare and monitor service plans.

Psychological

  • Have an understanding of resiliency, protective factors, and how to increase them.
  • Understand the issues connected with being a child from a chaotic, alcoholic or substance-abusing family.
  • Understand the emotional needs of students and their effects on behavior and learning.
  • Understand the many factors which place kids at risk for using substances.

Social

  • Understand the effects of advertising on young people.
  • Understand the impact of poor social adjustment: bullying, inability to make friends, anger management, ADHD and anxiety.
  • Understand the concept of peer leadership and why it works.
  • Appreciate the many ways that peer leadership can be implemented.
  • Understand the concept of positive alternatives.

Biological

  • Understand the genetic components to the disease of addiction.
  • Understand the issues related to being the child of an alcoholic or other substance abuser.
  • Know the basic classifications of drugs and some examples of each (hallucinogens, depressants, stimulants, inhalants, etc.).
  • Know the signs and symptoms of adolescent (pre-adolescent) use and abuse.
  • Understand the biological benefits of popular drugs

ADAPEP Staff Responsibilities

  1. Implementation of the district workplan and workplan review.
  2. Planning and implementation of primary prevention activities for students.
  3. Meeting with the building principal or his/her designee periodically to review your program and whether it meets his/her expectations.
  4. Interacting with school personnel, parents, pupils, and community groups to foster an understanding of the prevention of alcohol and other drug use.
  5. Providing resources for classroom teachers for substance abuse prevention.
  6. Individually counseling students in order to prevent alcohol/drug abuse or to intervene in drug/alcohol related problems.
  7. Communicating with community organizations and agencies for the purpose of program coordination and making referrals.
  8. Maintaining close communication with the ADAPEP program director and building administrator to enhance the proper functioning of the total program.
  9. Maintain records that are mandated by OASAS.
  10. Continually update program with newest information and methods in the field of alcohol and substance abuse.
  11. Other activities as approved by the Program Director and building administrator.

ADAPEP Staff Listing

Administrative

Location

Phone

Janel Payette - Coordinator OCM BOCES Main Campus 433-2660
Cathy Stone - Information Aide OCM BOCES Main Campus 433-2609
Kathy Miller - Consultant OCM BOCES Main Campus  

District

Counselor

Phone

Chittenango Julie Baran - Bolivar Road Elementary 687-2880
  Edward Blanch - Chittenango Middle School 687-2800
  Colleen Davis - Bolivar Road Elementary 687-2880
  Lisa Murray - Chittenango High School 687-2911 (ext. 6302)
  Andrea Orioli - Bridgeport Elementary 687-2280
East Syracuse-Minoa Nancy Chapellier - Pine Grove Middle School 434-3052
  Janel Herrington - Fremont Elementary School 434-3480
Fabius-Pompey Daniel Piorkowski - Fabius-Pompey Middle/High School 683-5460
Jamesville-DeWitt Will Hartley - JD High School 445-5256
  Heather Meyer - JD Middle School 445-8267
Jordan-Elbridge Kerry Brogan - Jordan-Elbridge Middle School 689-8529
LaFayette Kristeen Cool - LaFayette Junior/Senior High School 677-7849
William O'Leary - Grimshaw Elementary 677-3152
Liverpool Anna Cusimano - Morgan Road Elementary School 453-1268 (ext. 3048)
  Beth Serafin - Soule Road Middle School 453-1283
North Syracuse MaryBeth Muster (Joanna McClellan substitute until 1/1/2021)
Allen Road Elementary
Bear Road Elementary
Lakeshore Road Elementary

218-2300
218-2400
218-2600
  Elaine Ormsbee - Gillette Road Middle School 218-3026
  Rachel Prikazsky
Cicero Elementary
Roxboro Elementary
Smith Road Elementary

218-2500
218-2700
218-2800
  Catherine Sullivan-White - Roxboro Road Middle School 218-3306
Onondaga Central Susan Orecki - Wheeler Elementary
Amy Stanton - Onondaga Junior/Senior High School
552-5050
552-5029
OCM BOCES Kristin Brangman - Innovation Tech 453-4417
Skaneateles Marcy Weed - Skaneateles Waterman Primary School 291-2223
Solvay Karen Pickett - Solvay Elementary School 488-5422
Syracuse Diocese Lyndsey Creed - Immaculate Conception School 637-3961
  Janet Driscoll
Blessed Sacrament
Cathedral at Our Lady of Pompeii
St. Margaret's School

463-1261
422-8548
455-5791 
  Jacqueline Musto
Most Holy Rosary
St. Mary's Academy
St. Rose of Lima

476-6035
635-3977
458-6036
Tully Jennifer Newton - Tully Junior-Senior High School 696-6238
West Genesee Lisa Eipp - Split Rock Elementary 487-4656
  Susan Hayes-Penhollow - Stonehedge Elementary - Gold 487-4631
  Barbara Randall - Onondaga Road Elementary 487-4653
  Gretchen Rose - East Hill Elementary 487-4648
  Susan Sheehan - Stonehedge Elementary - Blue 487-4633
Westhill Tammy Hollis-Breen
Cherry Road Elementary
Onondaga Hill MS

426-3300 (ext. 3337)
426-3400 (ext. 3434)