2012 MARTI Summer School Conference Faculty

  • Robert J. Ackerman, PhD
    Founder, Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI) and Professor of Sociology, University of South Carolina, Bluffton, South Carolina; Co-founder and Advisory Board Member the National Association for Children of Alcoholics; author and lecturer

    Ellen J. Anderson, PhD, PCC-S
    Clinical Counselor, Person to Person Resources, Inc., Perrysburg, Ohio; lecturer

    Raymond T. Brannon, MEd
    Professor, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pennsylvania; media consultant, Saltsburg, Pennsylvania; lecturer

    Shannon Cossaboom, BS
    Child Interview Specialist, PinnacleHealth Children’s Resource Center, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; lecturer

    Dennis C. Daley, PhD
    Professor of Psychiatry and Social Work and Chief of Addiction Medicine Services, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Principal Investigator, Appalachian Tri-State Node, Clinical Trials Network of the National Institute of Drug Abuse; author and lecturer

    Robert B. Heasley, PhD, CMFT
    Professor, Department of Sociology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania; Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry, State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York; Adjunct Professor of Human Sexuality, Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania; private clinical practice, Media, Pennsylvania; Marriage and Family Therapy Senior Intern, Council of Relationships, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; author and lecturer

    John D. Massella, EdD, LPC, CCS, CCDP, NCC
    Assistant Professor and Clinician, Wellness Center, California University of Pennsylvania, California, Pennsylvania; and Part-time Therapist and Educator, Gateway Rehabilitation Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; lecturer

    John T. McCarthy, PhD, NCC
    Professor of Counseling, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and licensed professional counselor, Indiana, Pennsylvania; consultant, author and lecturer

    Carl E. Robertson, MA, MDiv
    Program Manager, Smart Choices Program: youth problem gambling prevention, Council of Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Training Specialist for the Customer Assistance Program training for (responsible gambling) for all casino employees in Pennsylvania; lecturer

    Teresa M. Smith, PhD, LSW
    Outreach and Training Coordinator, Northeast Region Children’s Advocacy Center, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania; Co-founder, Children’s Resource Center, a nationally accredited Children’s Advocacy Center, PinnacleHealth System, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Accreditation Site Reviewer for the National Children’s Alliance; lecturer

    Melissa L. Swauger, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Sociology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania; lecturer

    Douglas A. Wentz, MA, OCPS II
    Community Services Director, Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, a subsidiary of Gateway Rehabilitation Center, and prevention specialist, Youngstown, Ohio; lecturer