Before coming to Coordinated Care Services, Inc., Deb Salamone, MS Ed. established her career as a School Counselor in the Greece Central School District, where she worked for 20 years as an elementary counselor, high school counselor and most recently, as the District Counselor. During this time Deb engaged closely with administration, staff, students and parents providing consultation, facilitation, and training in the areas of trauma sensitive schools, compassion fatigue and self-care, ACES and resiliency, mindfulness, mental health, suicide prevention and PBIS. Deb was also the district’s Trauma, Illness and Grief (TIG) Coordinator.
In her current role as a Senior Consultant at Coordinated Care Services, Deb supports educators in the development of trauma sensitive schools, building staff and students’ resiliency, embedding mental health literacy in schools, community school implementation and training districts in the Trauma, Illness & Grief (TIG) program to support districts during a crisis event. Deb’s passion to create environments that allow both youth and adults to thrive, continues to be at the heart of her work.