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Our 2018 School Supply Drive is on!

Help us stock 200+ backpacks to disperse to kids in need throughout the Twin Cities – and help them feel confident and ready for their school year. 

You can donate via Amazon, or drop off wish list items at our Richfield or Golden Valley locations.

All donations are greatly appreciated and truly help kids start the school year off right! 

Testimonials

"My staff (at Sioux Trail Elementary) have been sharing about Headway's training sessions. Teachers come back from the trainings excited to try new strategies and they have new understanding regarding mental health issues. This is making a difference in their classrooms and helping them relate to students when they are struggling."

-Shannon McParland, Principal, Sioux Trail Elementary

Chaarissa Romero, BA

Chaarissa Romero 4.17

Bilingual Children’s Mental Health Targeted Case Manager

Phone: 612-226-4924
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: chaarissa.romero@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Chaarissa joined Headway in April, 2017 and has worked in the human services field since 2014.  She has previous experience working with adolescents in a Residential Treatment Center where she focused on teaching various distress tolerance and emotion regulation skills.  She is looking forward to to helping connect Spanish-speaking children and their families to much needed resources in the community.  "I hope to ease any anxiety or worries the families that I will be working with may have regarding locating resources," she says.  

In her free time, Chaarissa enjoys playing soccer.  She also takes her dog Oso on a daily walk or to the dog park.  

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