Rose Grant-Robinson is the Executive Director for the Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center. Her primary focus is the day to day operation of the facility that works with children who have been severely physically and sexually abused. Rose joined CCAC in October 2016. In 2020, Ms. Grant-Robinson was voted to serve on the State Board of Directors for the Children Advocacy Centers of Georgia. She also advises interns who are placed with her for their practicum experience from various colleges.
Rose Grant-Robinson is a member of the National Advocate Credentialing Program at the Advanced Level with a Designation of Domestic Violence Intervention Specialist. Rose is the 2014 Liberty Bell Award winner from the Young Lawyers Section of Savannah Bar Association and the 2012 recipient of the Georgia Coalition against Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Award for the state of Georgia. She regularly speaks on Domestic and Dating Violence at local conferences, colleges, organizations, and high schools. Rose has a master’s degree in Psychology and has an Executive Graduate Certification in Business Management with an emphasis in Human Resources. She is also certified to complete Temporary Protective Orders and Child Forensic Interviews.
Gloria Greer is the Administrative Assistant for CCAC. Ms. Greer works alongside the Executive Director. Her day to day tasks involves assisting with the day to day operations of CCAC along with the financial reporting, grant reporting, and assisting the staff in the administrative aspect of CCAC. She retired from DaVita Dialysis as an Insurance Counselor, August 2015 after 27 years of service; providing dialysis patients with their insurance needs. She joined Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center, December 2015.
As the Administrative Assistant, she provides care and concerns to our clients, our team, our vendors, and friends, as well as the community at large. Ms. Greer participates in community service projects, advocating awareness of child abuse, fundraising and various activities, while performing her tasks as the Administrative Assistant. Gloria is fun loving with a warm and welcoming smile. She is a vital and essential part of our growing team.
Katie Keniry began her employment at the Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center in 2018. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of North Texas. As a child and family advocate at the center, Katie provides support, community resources and crisis intervention services to families served by the forensic and clinical staff. Katie also facilitates communication and information sharing with the Multi-Disciplinary Team, which includes law enforcement, the Department of Family and Children Services, the District Attorney’s Office, and Children’s Hospital of Savannah at Memorial Health. Katie also conducts forensic interviews for alleged victims of child abuse from age two years to eighteen years.
Alexis Mack has approximately 2-year experience working in the Mental Health field. Alexis graduated from Savannah State University with her Masters in Social Work with a Clinical Concentration and started off as an intern at Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center which gave her experience and a commitment to improve the quality of life for our child abuse victims and non-offending caregivers in the community. She decided to join the team because she felt there was an opportunity to grow and focus on trauma. Alexis is a Parent Support Specialist whose primary responsibility provides individual counseling and group sessions to both children and their non-offending caregivers, including community outreach. She has always felt that working with this population was her calling and is very passionate for it! Alexis is also Certified as a Forensic Interviewer.
Theresa graduated from South University in Savannah Georgia, with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is currently working towards her licensure, both state and nationally.
Theresa is a driven counselor who specializes in the clinical field. She has served as a crisis counselor and has a passion for working with individuals in crisis and trauma. She has experience in addiction and has worked with law enforcement in all facets. She has practiced with all ages for individual, couples, families, and groups. She currently works with abused and victimized children and their caretakers here at Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center.
Theresa uses a variety of therapeutic approaches to meet her client’s specific needs. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Solution Focused and Trauma Based are her major areas.
Maylin Robles has 4-years experience working in the Mental Health field. Maylin graduated from The University of Washington with her Masters in Social Work with a Clinical Concentration. Maylin is a bilingual therapist and hopes to heal and improve the lives of those seeking help. She decided to join the team because she felt CCAC was a great opportunity to reach underrepresented communities. Maylins primary responsibilities are conducting therapy while also providing group sessions for client.
Nathalie Bartelini joined Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center as the Bi-Lingual Victim Advocate. She holds a bachelor’s degree in criminology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. As the Bi-Lingual advocate, she is co-located in the CCAC Hispanic Outreach Center. She assists individuals in obtaining community services (housing, protective orders, domestic violence intervention, food, transportation, public assistance etc.) to the Hispanic/ Latino population. She will also inform and support family about the coordinated, multidisciplinary response; and assess needs of child and non-offending caregiver.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Shrink Savannah
Retired Major, Savannah Chatham County Metropolitan Police Department
Attorney, The Law Firm of Lester B. Johnson, III, P.C.
Owner, McMichael Enterprises
Police Officer, Chatham County Police Department
Litigation Attorney, Fisher Broyles LLP
Kiwanis Club of Skidaway Island
Pediatrician, PEds Health
Director of Indigent Defense, Chatham County
Teacher, Georgetown K-8 School
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