Terry Edelmann started working with adolescents in residential treatment during 1986 quickly becoming the youngest supervisor ever employed by Shoffner’s Boys Ranch. By 1990 Terry was an administrator for Cornerstone Residential Treatment supervising / training 120 employees, 80 students in intensive care and 14 foster care homes.
Terry has owned and managed several businesses providing work experience, work release and life skills mentoring for adolescents / young adults in many states. Terry built the crisis intervention team and stabilization program for Innercept LLC in Coeur d’Alene Idaho.
As the Director of Stabilization for this 80 plus bed company, Terry managed training, safety / security, and all crisis intervention for students and staff. In 2013 Terry created Integrated Interventions LLC making the crisis intervention programs once only associated with residential treatment available to the community.
Angela Graduated from High School at age 16 moving directly into her college education. Following college Angela immediately became a mentor for adolescents in the foster care system teaching life / social skills, managing safe transportation and assisting with education. Angela has specialized training and experience working with diagnosed adolescent autism and Cognitive disorders in young adults.
Recently Angela lead an Intensive Transition program working with high risk young adults, developing and initiating all phases of around the clock interventions, pertaining to safety and social / life skills development.
As the COO of Integrated Interventions LLC Angela trains and supervises mentors working directly with clinicians to develop all levels of individualized and family intervention.
With over 20 years of experience in business development, marketing, and public relations, Jason Ball has had an integral role in the success of start-up companies, and companies seeking fresh ideas and new direction. Mr. Ball’s consultative approach spans everything from product development to employee benefits. Companies such as WD-40, Samsung, and the San Diego County School District have utilized his services.
Jason is an innovator and visionary leader who injects a culture of creativity, collaboration and service within organizations. Organizations for which he has been employed, or to which he has provided consulting, have become leaders in their respective fields.
Mr. Ball speaks fluent Spanish as a result of a two-year ecclesiastical ambassador role in Chile. His background in Business Communications has served well for creating marketing content, as well as drafting legal documents prior to final review by legal counsel.Jason has a penchant for mentoring and coaching youth. He understands that stability and prosperity in this world is a magnificent responsibility resting upon youth who can apply skills and knowledge passed along to them. As such, Mr. Ball’s positive influence can be found in his service as a Boy Scout leader, a coach of youth sports such as soccer, basketball, and running, and as a spiritual advisor.
Rebecca Merrigan is a family oriented person and is very grateful to be able to work from home. She and her family moved to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho in 2012. Rebecca has completed in the past, an Associates degree in general studies and a one year certificate course as a legal office assistant.
Currently she’s a student at North Idaho College and will graduate with an Associate’s degree in administrative assistance this semester. Prior to joining Integrated Interventions she worked in a property management office. She also worked as a cook in a restaurant in Hayden. Rebecca is passionate about helping others and she feels making good food is one ways to serve the community! She is excited to be a part of Integrated Interventions.
James has 18 years of experience working with troubled teens and adults in and out of residiential treatment, teaching life and social skills, mentoring and guidance, as well as Crisis intervention. CPI and CPR certified.
As Project Coordinator, James refers to the planning, monitoring and control of all aspects of a project and the motivation of all those involved in it, to achieve the project objectives on time and to the specified cost, quality and performance.
James also has extensive experience in professional Photography and graphics, such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Premiere and web based social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinekIn. Video direction, filming, editing and production in a company setting, as well as being a voiceover artist that has voiced many web based commercials, videos, presentations and company trainings, means James will be able to guide your teen or young adult, into a new and exiting area of their life.
Knowing all of these mentoring and technical skills, James can teach and guide students in any of those facets, to form a new and interesting skillbase set for your teen or young adult.
James will help you manage your troubled teen/young adult, through consistent intervention, life skills training and an integrated approach to developing a healthy, self motivated lifestyle, that will last them a lifetime.
Cassi Burnett, C.T.R.S. graduated from the Eastern Washington University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation. Her internship took place in 2009 at Kootenai Behavioral Health working with children and adolescents both in residential and acute treatment.
In October 2010 she sat for her national exam and has since been a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, also known as a Recreation Therapist. Following her internship she worked for a private residential treatment program for at-risk young adults and adolescents.
Cassi started as a Direct Care staff, then moved to be team member of the Crisis Intervention Team. Within a few months, Cassi was promoted to Lead-Staff. From there she moved into working as a Mentor for young adults helping them establishing themselves within the community, as well as lead weekly recreational outings. After 2.5yrs, Cassi was given the opportunity to go back to work for the hospital, in November 2011 she was hired as a Mental Health Specialist. A short 5 months later she was able to move into her current position as a Recreation Therapist on the Acute Care Unit for children and adolescents, as well as working with the adult inpatient Chemical Dependency program.
Kayla’s experience in social services began as a volunteer for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in 2004. Working with these amazing individuals allowed Kayla the opportunity to see the benefits of social service programs and instilled a desire to help connect people to those resources.
Kayla continued to volunteer and pursue studies related to assisting those with disabilities while studying at the University of Idaho. During her time here she worked for U of I Student Media as the Sales Manager, reaching local businesses and connecting them to the students of U of I. After graduating with a Bachelor’s in Sociology, Kayla began working in the mental health field as a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist.
With clients from all walks of life and diagnosis’, Kayla gained a wide range of experience. Taking a brief hiatus, Kayla went to Florence, Italy and earned her Master’s Certificate to teach English as a Foreign Language, which she then taught to international college students in Spokane. Now back in social services, Kayla is happy to bring her experience and enthusiasm connecting those in need to programs and support services available with Integrated Interventions.
Christopher Trujillo was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ and retired from the U.S. Navy in 2013 after 21 years of service. While in the Navy he spent 15 years mentoring sailors and Marines.
His training background includes: suicide prevention, crisis management, spousal abuse, child abuse, drug and alcohol prevention, time management, sexual assault and awareness, anger management, career planning, and financial training.
Chris is currently attending North Idaho College to obtain a degree in Social Work and BSN in Nursing. He is currently working for Washington state as an EMT and was a firefighter and EMT for Florida state prior to.
Dr. Morgan Ford
Dr. Morgan Ford, MD graduated from The University of Nebraska – Lincoln In 1995 with a degree in history and biological sciences. He completed his medical school training graduating in 1999 from Creighton University In Omaha, Nebraska.
He completed his residency training in family medicine in 2002 From the Montana Family Medicine residency program In Billings Montana. He became board-certified in family medicine in 2002 And joined a private family medicine practice in Post Falls, Idaho in 2002 Where he continues to enjoy full-time family medicine practice.
Kaela Haycraft began her career in the helping profession in 2008 in an inpatient setting for adolescents and young adults with emotional and behavioral issues. She soon moved into a management role overseeing all mentoring/life coaching services, being the youngest person in the company history awarded that title. Mrs. Haycraft then transitioned into an outpatient setting where she directed daily operations in the office as well as conducted life coaching with individuals from the community. Mrs. Haycraft graduated from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor degree in Psychology. Mrs. Haycraft is currently enrolled in her last semester of a Masters Degree program in Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Services, and expects to have her M.Ed, CRC, and LPC in June of 2014.
Julie Green, After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Maryland in 1971, Julie began her teaching career as an elementary teacher in inner city Baltimore. While teaching, Julie earned a M.Ed in Special Education in 1973 with a focus in Remedial Reading instruction. She continued teaching at-risk, low income elementary students in Maryland until moving to Idaho in 1976 and taking a high school Special Education position.
Working with at-risk youth became the focus of Julie’s 42 year professional career. During this tenure, Julie taught Special Education at the high school level, earned additional master’s degrees in Vocational Education and School Administration and became an active member of Coeur d’Alene’s outreach programs for at-risk and disenfranchised youth. Julie became the principal of both the local alternative middle and high school and Juvenile Detention Center while concurrently teaching classes in remedial reading for high school students.
After a 37 year career in public education, Julie spent the final 5 and a half years of her professional career as an educator in a residential treatment program for youth and young adults. This role allowed her to continue as a teacher, principal and advocate for vocational experiences for students needing help in assimilating into community and independent life. Julie continues to be active in volunteer positions with Heritage Health and community committees to support at-risk youth and young adults.
Kirsten Pomerantz is an experienced teacher and community activist. She currently teaches English at Lake City High School and has her Masters degree in education from the University of Idaho, specializing in special education. Kirsten has been teaching in and outside of classrooms for over 15 years and serves on school, neighborhood, district, and city boards. Ms. Pomerantz has additional degrees from California State University at Chico and the University of California at Santa Cruz.
Ms. Pomerantz has lived in north Idaho for over 11 years, has been married to her husband and father of their three boys for 14 years. Her family is her greatest passion, though gardening and outdoor activities take a distant second. Her twin sons recently turned 9 and her oldest is about to turn 11 and will be entering middle school in the fall.
Ms. Pomerantz tries to live a balanced, integrated life and loves to share that with the people around her. She is excited to serve on the board of an important and holistic program to serve youth and their families!