Casey Dail, LPA
Casey Dail is the Regional Director for CLiK. She has been working for CLiK since April 2011 as a Positive Behavior Support Specialist and Positive Behavior Support Coordinator, recently taking on her new role as Regional Director in the fall of 2016. Her academic experience includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University of Kentucky and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Murray State University. She has held a license as a Psychological Associate who began her career providing behavior support to adults under the ABI (Acquired Brain Injury) waiver. She also has 6 years experience providing behavior supports to children and adults under the Michelle P Waiver and Supports for Community Living Waiver.
Alessa Brennan, BCBA
Positive Behavior Supports Coordinator
Alessa Brennan is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and has served as the Positive Behavior Support Coordinator for CLiK since November 2016. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation and a Master’s Degree in Behavior Analysis & Therapy from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Alessa received training at the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) under Dr. Anthony J. Cuvo while completing her graduate degree. She also has supports as a behavior analyst for an educational learning center and a residential program. After graduating, Alessa provided services as a behavior analyst at an educational learning center and residential program and then started her career with CLiK as a Positive Behavior Support Specialist in April of 2013. Alessa has provided positive behavior support services for both children and adults on the Michelle P. Waiver.
Julie Cole, BA
Julie has been the Executive Director of CLiK since January of 2014, with 10 years experience in the intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) field. She has previous experience as a case manager, residential, off-site ADT, and community living supports manager. She also completed training to be an internal investigator in 2009. Julie completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with minors in Criminology and Child & Family Studies at Western Kentucky University in 2005. Throughout her professional career she has remained a strong community advocate with a vision focused on helping people with disabilities and their families to achieve their dreams.
Heather Dausman, MSW, LCSW
Clinical Director of Mental Health Services
Heather completed her Masters in Social Work from Western Kentucky in 2007, and is currently working on her Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis in Autism Spectrum Disorders at Ball State University, as well as her BCBA. Heather is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 13 years of professional experience in the mental health and human service profession. Heather has been providing psychotherapy and behavior therapy services at CLiK since September 2013, and works with both children and adults with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues. Heather is also an adjunct professor in the Masters of Social Work program at Western Kentucky University and teaches courses in clinical social work.
Cindy Flewallen, BS
Cindy is the Program Director of CLiK. She has 14 years of experience in the intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) field. Cindy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in 2012 in Psychology & Counseling. She also earned her Associates degree in Business Management in 2010. Cindy believes that personal liberties are essential to human dignity and human happiness.
Whitney Smith, MA
Whitney completed her Master of Arts in Criminology in 2012. She has 16 years of experience working in the mental health field with children. She has 4 years of managed care experience in the mental health field. Whitney has a compassion for children with autism, including personal experience with her own son.
Carlee Peace, BS
Mental Health Administrative Coordinator
Carlee has just under a year of experience in the Mental Health field. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Sport Management at Western Kentucky University. While attending WKU she was an active member of Alpha Xi Delta which supports Autism Speaks. During her time as a member of Alpha Xi Delta, Carlee spent a year as the Philanthropy Chair where she planned and organized events to raise Autism Awareness. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends.
Jessica Francies, BA