Darren Verbout (Consultant and Multi-Media Liaison) joined TCTI in 2000. His primary objective was to transform all of TCTI’s training classes into professional PowerPoint presentations. In addition to the extensive overhaul, video and audio clips were captured and inserted into select classes.Darren currently resides in the Pacific Northwest and works as a consultant to the Training Department. He also works directly with TCTI’s webmaster updating website content and creating slideshows and other multi-media interactive features.
Brenda Hulsey (Executive Secretary to the Director) assists our Director in all aspects of her routine and works with our Marketing Research Department handling the scheduling of events and keeping the marketing department Director well informed. She also coordinates requests from our Organizational Development Team and has been a great success in keeping the team well organized and running smoothly. Brenda is certified as a Peer Supporter in 2001 and also attended a Critical Incident Stress Management course in October of 2001.She was also a coordinator in organizing a mental health team to provide assistance for the victims of the Southern California Firestorm in 2003. She also assisted with The Counseling Team International’s command post for the Big Bear Man Hunt Death of Detective MacKay and Officer Crain. Contact Brenda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Julie Casto Koot (Chief Financial Officer/Business Manager) handles all of the accounting/financial details for The Counseling Team International. She has been trained and is certified in Verbal Judo and Peer Support. She also received training from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) in Stress, Trauma and Coping in Emergency Service Professions. She was instrumental in the coordination of disasters such as the Northridge Earthquakes, Hurricane Andrew, Columbine School Shooting, the Waco ATF incident, the Oklahoma City Bombing. She also ran The Counseling Team Intentional command post for the Big Bear Man Hunt Death of Detective Mackay and Officer Crain.Julie began her employment at TCTI in 1990, where her duties were assisting the pre-hire psychological testing department as well as other various duties. From 1992 until 2000, she held the position of Psychological Testing Coordinator where she set up department profiles for executive evaluations. Because of Julie’s financial planning aptitude, she was moved to a more administrative position in 2004 where she assists the Director with business decisions and supervises the administrative staff. Contact Julie at email@example.com.
Maria Velasco (Scheduling Secretary) handles all scheduling details for 10+ of our Mental Health Professionals. Her effective coordinating efforts assist our client’s scheduling needs as well as the unique scheduling hours of our Mental Health Professionals. Contact Maria at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dee Campanaro (Receptionist) greets clients and runs the front office at our headquarters site in San Bernardino. Dee provides a high level of organization and willingness to assist in a variety of capacities. Contact Dee at email@example.com.
Milissa Crossman (Training Coordinator) has over ten years of administrative experience with a strong background in employee and program development. She has worked in the fields of telecommunications, customer service, tourism, human resources and corporate retail, where the bulk of her experience involves creating, coordinating and facilitating training classes and supervising the on-boarding programs of new employees in clerical roles. She currently creates and coordinates training classes for TCTI, is a member of the American Society of Training and Development, and volunteers for the Make-A-Wish Chapter of Orange County and the Inland Empire. Contact Milissa at firstname.lastname@example.org
Shirley M. Sharkey joined The Counseling Team International in 2013 as an intern assigned to digitize existing files; her duties have been expanded to cover reception, managed care and network development. You will see her most days at the front counter of our San Bernardino office greeting you.
Jeneane Quist (Training Assistant) joined TCTI in 2015. Jeneane recently graduated from UC Riverside with a bachelor’s degree in Administrative/Economic studies. At TCTI, she assists the training coordinator with creating and coordinating training courses and assists our testing coordinator with psychological testing appointments and examinations. Her other duties include maintaining our new Public Safety / Peer Support / First Responder Coach App, as well as our social media pages, and helping the rest of the clerical staff when needed. Contact Jeneane at email@example.com.