Cristina Kille, LSWAIC MSWcristina*heritagenwconsulting.org
Cristina graduated Eastern Washington University with degrees in Women’s and Gender Studies and Social Work. She completed Master programs at Portland State University. Cristina graduated Suma Cum Laude and participated in community outreach programs while attending college. She completed minors in Afriacana Studies, Sociology, and History. This gives her insight into diverse populations and an understanding of complex systems. She has expert knowledge of community resources and successful relationships with local healthcare agencies, housing programs, hospice, DSHS and Aging and Disabilities. Cristina has over 20 years of experience in the local community assisting clients living life to their highest potential despite declining health or changing circumstances.
Tara Kleinschmidt, LSWAIC MSWtara*heritagenwconsulting.org
Tara received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of South Carolina where she graduated Cum Laude with an emphasis in PTSD and Micro services. She dedicates her professional life to advocacy and providing a support system for vulnerable populations in her community. Tara served eight years as Family Director for a non-profit in Columbia, South Carolina working with hundreds of individuals and families to move from despair and dependence to hope and self-sufficiency. Her passion for social work drives her to continue to grow her knowledge base of resources. Her motto is “forever a student.” Tara is passionate about advocating for underserved populations and is determined to empower her clients through self-determination.
Stephanie Fischer, LICSW MSWstephanie*heritagenwconsulting.org
Stephanie graduated from Portland State University in 2012 with a Masters Degree in Social Work. Stephanie has a deep passion for working with various vulnerable populations including geriatrics, medically complex and mental health populations. Stephanie worked as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Denver, CO for 6 years and recently found herself wanting to come back to the Pacific Northwest to continue her passion working with the under-served. Stephanie is a strong believer in client centered care, brief solution focused care and she provides an empowering approach to working with her clients. Stephanie has been working in this field for nearly 15 years and is motivated to continue to grow and keep learning. She is a dedicated and loyal advocate for those she serves and strives to always make a difference in her clients lives.
Mona Robinson, LSWAIC MSWmona*heritagenwconsulting.org
Mona Graduated from University of Phoenix with a degree in Human Services. She completed Master programs at Portland State University. Mona has participated in outreach programs with the unhoused population in both Clark and Multnomah County. This gives her a great knowledge of community resources as well as allows her to work with a diverse population. Her experience has allowed her to develop relationships with healthcare organizations as well as DSHS and the Area Agency on Aging and Disability. Mona has over 10 years of experience in the local community assisting clients living life to their highest potential despite declining health or changing circumstances.
Stacy Storey, MSstacy*heritagenwconsulting.org
Stacy graduated from Capella University in 2015 with a Masters degree in Psychology. Stacy has been closely working with the community in Clark county for over a decade. She has a strong passion for connecting with and supporting people in the community. Her passion for social work has helped her to continue to learn and grow while advocating for those who can not advocate for themselves. Stacy loves learning and has continued her educational journey by working towards her PhD in Psychology, with a focus on Educational Psychology. She will use this education to work with and educate the amazing people she works with in the community. Her focus is Cognitive and Behavioral skill building, education, and training.
Community Choice Guide & Client Training
Stephen has over 25 years of experience in the helping professions, including long stints directing accreditation, compliance and performance improvement at Albertina Kerr Centers and providing case management, individual coaching and group training in private practice. He completed specialized training in counseling at The Evergreen State University, with an emphasis on family systems, cognitive behavioral and mindfulness approaches. A lifelong learner, Stephen loves developing new strategies to solve persistent problems and teaching practical skills to transcend obstacles to personal and interpersonal happiness.
Cecelia Hernandez-Engleman, BSW
Community Choice Guide & Client Training Specialist
Cecelia has 10 years experience providing support and assistance to unhoused individuals. She is passionate about advocating for underserved and vulnerable populations. She has a Bachelor of Social Work from Eastern Washington University and is currently pursuing a Master of Social Work at Our Lady of the Lake University.
Community Choice Guide
Chelsea has a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Warner Pacific College in Portland, OR with a total of thirteen years experience working in public health with homeless and low-income populations in Clark County. Chelsea has dedicated her free time to lobbying state politicians to improve access to cancer treatment for undocumented and uninsured women across the state. Chelsea’s passion has always resided in helping the most vulnerable people in her community and she goes home every day knowing she and her team at Heritage NW have accomplished exactly that.