Our Team

Kathleen Coletta, LCSW-R

Prevention Social Worker, YES Community Counseling Center

Kathleen Coletta, LCSW-R is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working at YES Community Counseling Center since 2008. A graduate of Adelphi University with her Masters in Social Work, she is certified to perform evidenced-based programs including Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, BASICS and Active Parenting. Kathleen has over 12 years clinical experience working with individuals, families and groups  impacted by addiction. In 2020 Kathleen joined the YES Community Counseling Center’s prevention team to train professionals in evidenced-based prevention programs. Prior to working at YES, Kathleen provided counseling and case management services to families and veterans facing homelessness in a community-based housing program. In addition, she has helped families cope with grief and loss through her work at the Hospice Care Network.

Marguerite Grabarek, Ph.D.

Lead Epidemiologist

Since 2009, Marguerite Grabarek, Ph.D. is affiliated with the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) in its Chapel Hill, NC office. She is currently working as lead evaluator for PACT’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) and Partnerships for Success (PFS) PFS grant funded by SAMHSA. In addition, she is lead evaluator for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians (LTBB) SPF-PFS Rx Grant. Marguerite is also part of a team with Al Stein Seroussi and Dave Currey for the State of Idaho’s PFS grant and with Al on the SafeVoice NIJ funded project with the state of Nevada. She previously worked with PIRE teams on the LTBB, SPF, TIG and PFS grants, the State of Nevada on their PFS and Safe Schools Healthy Students grants, and New York’s SPF and PFS grants. Prior to her work with PIRE, Marguerite served as the evaluator on several federally funded domestic violence prevention grants, and taught community organizing and evaluation at the Universities of Michigan and Indiana.