At POETIC, we prioritize: teamwork, a non-judgmental stance, self-awareness, and most of all, putting youth first. Meet our dedicated staff that encourage POETIC girls to persist forward

At POETIC, we prioritize: teamwork, a non-judgmental stance, self-awareness, and most of all, putting youth first. Meet our dedicated staff that encourage POETIC girls to persist forward

Alina Cho
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Maria Flores-Akinwunmi
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Rosalind Funderburgh
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Janice Rose-Gill
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HeaSung Han
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Jennifer Tinker
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Chelsea Robertson
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OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Stacy Blank
Community Leader, Letot Center

Rosalind Funderburgh
Community Leader, Founder of the Vanguard School

Dr. Michele Galietta
Associate Professor of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Dr. HaeSung Han
Co-Founder and Co-CEO, POETIC

Julie Quick
 SVP, Strategy, Shoptology

Dr. Terry Smith
Former Executive Director, Dallas County Juvenile Department

Jennifer Tinker
Co-Founder and Co-CEO, POETIC

Yulise R. Waters, JD,
Assistant City Attorney and Community Courts Prosecutor

 

CLINICAL ADVISORY BOARD

Kirsten Byrnes, PsyD.
Licensed Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, Audrey Hepburn Children’s House, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ.
Clinical and Research Focus
Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA), Forensic Child Maltreatment Assessments, Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI) profile of CSA and Polyvictimization, Adult Adolescent Parenting Inventory (AAPI) and Race, Assessment of Problematic Sexual Behaviors and Delinquency.

Jessica Linick, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, New York, NY.
Clinical and Research Focus
Neurobiology of trauma and attachment, psychotherapy within forensic settings, links between trauma and disruptive behavior disorders.