The H.O.P.E. team consists of a Program Coordinator, Faith Frazier; 2 Masters Level Clinicians, Christopher Bean and Nancy Salerno; a Consulting Psychiatrist, and Dr. Russell Livingston.
Faith Frazier is the Director of the BAMSI Helpline, and the Coordinator of the H.O.P.E. program. BAMSI’s Helpline is an Information, Referral and Advocacy program. We strive to link those in need with services and supports. Faith is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts. She has been with BAMSI for 19 years, and has worked in Human Services for almost 30 years.
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Christopher Bean is a Marriage and Family Therapist. He is a graduate of Eastern Nazarene College and has been in practice for over five years. He provides In Home Therapy and clinical mentoring for youth and families served by DMH, DCF and Managed Care Entities. He also leads a fathers group for the Parent Information Network (PIN).
Nancy Salerno is the Clinical Supervisor for the Home Based Team and the Families First Program. She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who specializes in working with children and families. Nancy is a graduate of the Simmons School of Social Work as well as Suffolk University. Nancy has been a practicing social worker for 8 years and has been involved in human services for over 15 years. Nancy provides clinical services and clinical supervision to the families served by and the staff who serve the families through DCF, DMH, and Managed Care Entities.
Russell Livingston, M.D. Is a board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist providing consultation to H.O.P.E. A Principal at Livingston Consulting, LLC, his areas of consultative interest include Employee Wellness in human services systems, school-based consultation, and mental health in the public sector. He is in private practice in Newton, Massachusetts, providing family, individual, and couples therapy, for children and adolescents and adults. He is also the Medical Director at the Walker residential school, and consults to multiple programs at BAMSI.