Recovery Works team
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Recovery Works Director
Catrinka Prestly has worked in the Criminal Justice and social services field for 10+ years. She received her undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from Kaplan University in Davenport, IA, and her Master of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. She has worked for the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center, State of Indiana Department of Child Services and private sectors providing for therapy services for adults and children who are involved in the Criminal Justice System and/or Child Welfare System. Catrinka was first employed with the Recovery Works Program in October 2017, where she served as the Forensic Treatment Services Clinical Director. In February 2021, she was promoted to Recovery Works Director, responsible for complete oversight of the Recovery Works Program.
Forensic Treatment Services Clinical Director
Kelli joined the DMHA team in October 2019 as a Forensic Treatment Services Clinical Director for the Recovery Works Program. Kelli earned her undergraduate degree from Purdue University where she spent a significant amount of her coursework on Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice and Psychology. She has been in the mental health/social work field for over 11 years where she has worked with youth, adults and families within the Juvenile Justice, Criminal Justice, Child Welfare systems providing mental health treatment, substance abuse education and treatment, judicial consultations, sentencing mitigation and cross-system care coordination. She has worked in a multitude of settings including residential treatment facilities, courtrooms, jails, as well as with clients in the community. In these experiences, she has developed a passion for directly addressing systemic disparities on both a micro and macro level. As a Forensic Treatment Services Clinical Director, Kelli is responsible for the Recovery Works program implementation, including competency restoration initiatives to reduce the forensic backlog.