Jocelyn Cooper is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC), who received her graduate degree from The College of New Jersey. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS). In her role as Executive Director, she is responsible for supervising and supporting program staff, developing policies and procedures, grant writing, fund development, agency growth and sustainability, networking, proving professional development trainings in the community and creating a positive work environment for all employees and volunteers. Jocelyn also provides short-term, confidential counseling services to individuals through the Council’s Metro Employee Assistance Program. Jocelyn values a person-centered, solution focused approach to life’s challenges and is passionate about supporting people from all walks of life as they work to achieve their goals. As an avid lover of animals, Jocelyn enjoys spending time with her fur babies, Oliver and Boddah!