The CAPCO Staff

 

Jerry C. Dillard, CSW, CAS, NCAPS-II
 Executive Director/CEO
 (973) 742-6742, Ext. 305
capcojcd@aol.com

 

Jerry C. Dillard has served as Executive Director/CEO for CAPCO Resource Center since 1999. He is responsible for the agency’s strategic planning, program development, and overall fiscal management. He supervises CAPCO’s Case Management Team in the implementation of ten programs, and he supervises the Prevention Team Leader in the delivery of comprehensive HIV prevention services.

In addition, he is a Consultant/Trainer for the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, for the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services: Division of HIV/AIDS Services, and for the Bergen-Passaic Ryan White Transitional Grant Area.

He has 23 years of experience coordinating the full spectrum of biopsychosocial support for persons who are chemically dependent and/or living with HIV Disease. In his roles at various agencies, he has established protocols to track persons who are mentally ill, medically compromised, and/or substance dependent; implemented team-building exercises to maintain staff cohesion; and assisted in the integration of behavior change theories into the delivery of HIV service management and drug treatment.

He holds the following advanced credentials: New Jersey Certified Social Worker (CSW); American Academy of Health Care Providers Certified Addictions Specialist (CAS); National Association of Forensic Counselors: Nationally Certified Addiction Preventions Specialist (NCAPS).

 

 Jared J. Khan
Prevention Team Leader
CAPCO’s Project CHANGE
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 304
capcojk@aol.com

 

Jared J. Khan is CAPCO’s Prevention Team Leader. He received his bachelor’s in public health, specializing in health education, from Rutgers University and is CHES certified.

He has three years of experience in counseling, outreach, and case management with HIV positive populations. He is trained to facilitate CLEAR, Healthy Relationships and Respect. These interventions are geared toward reducing the risk of HIV/STI transmission and managing HIV complications by empowering individuals to make positive, healthy choices.

 

 Tisa Nicole Smith, CCM
 Medical Case Manager
 (973) 742-6742, Ext. 306
resourcets@verizon.net

 

Tisa has worked in the field of HIV/AIDS for the past seven years. Her background includes Addiction Services, Housing (Section 8), Group Homes and Transportation Services. Tisa earned her Case Management Certification through the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ’s Center for Continuing and Outreach Education: Division of AIDS Education.

 


Yadira L. Guillen
 Case Manager/
Administrative Assistant
 (973) 742-6742, Ext. 301
capcoyg@aol.com

 

Yadira has years of experience providing outreach to inner-city populations. She is trained as a Health Educator to deliver individual and group-level interventions to youth and women. In addition, she has worked as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide counseling for HIV testing, STD/STI testing, pregnancy testing, and preventive contraception. She is also certified to conduct HIV counseling and testing by the Department of Health in New Jersey. Yadira has 9 years of experience in bilingual HIV Case Management services.

 

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Victoria Wel
HIV Prevention Specialist
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 303
capcovw@aol.com

 

Vicky is a bilingual HIV Prevention Specialist for CAPCO’s Project CHANGE. She is responsible to deliver the individual-level intervention CLEAR (Choosing Life: Empowerment, Action, Results) and the group-level intervention Healthy Relationships. These intervention activities reduce the transmission/acquisition of HIV while assisting client in cognitive problem-solving in their lives. Vicky obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at Rutgers University. She is currently attending Passaic County Community College for certificates in General Human Services with specialization in Addictions, Gerontology and Mental Health Options. Additionally, she is pursuing a Certification as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC).

 

 

Sandra I. Rodriguez
 Case Manager
 (973) 742-6742, Ext. 307
capcosr@aol.com

 

Sandra has over 11 years of experience in Bilingual Case Management Services. She enjoys working with people from all cultural backgrounds and aims to make a difference in her community.

Sandra completed the HIV Counseling Series training and is certified to conduct HIV Counseling & Testing services by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.