OUR TEAM

Lucia Salcedo, MSW
Community Resource Specialist
With NorthCare since 2017
Lucia Salcedo, MSW
My name is Lucia Salcedo and I am a Community Resource Specialist with Family KINnections. I graduated with a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma in May 2019. I am passionate about advocating and working with those belonging to historically-marginalized populations to facilitate change, increasing individual and community functioning, and bringing hope.
Alexander Smith, BA
Family Preservation Specialist
With NorthCare since 2016
SafeCare Senior Certified
Alexander Smith, BA
My name is Alexander Smith and I am a Community Resource Specialist with Family KINnections. I have a Bachelors in Psychology and started with NorthCare because of my passion to help children and families in Oklahoma unite. I currently walk alongside foster parents to support them through the DHS process.
Porsha Burden, MSW
Supervisor
With NorthCare since 2012
Porsha Burden, MSW
My name is Porsha Burden and I am the Supervisor of Family KINnections. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, and a Masters of Social Work, Administrative & Community Practice. My passion is working with individuals, families and communities to provide support in the areas needed for mental health and wellness, and education of child maltreatment prevention.
Dwan McDonald
Director of Family Preservation Services
With NorthCare since 2003
Dwan McDonald
My name is Dwan McDonald and I am a Director of Family Preservation Services. My passion is leading teams and programs in developing systems and practices that support and serve individuals and families.
Kelli Hart
Vice President Child Welfare Operations, Family Preservation Services
With NorthCare since 1999
Kelli Hart
Vice President Child Welfare Operations, Family Preservation Services
With NorthCare since 1999

PUBLICATIONS + REPORTS

Family KINnections Final Report (Click to View)

Wallace, G., Hernandez, L., and Treinen, J. (2015). Kinship Navigators: Profile of Family Connections Projects from 2012-2015. ISBN: 978-1-58760156-9

To contact us, call 405-858-2813

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