(973) 742-6742, Ext. 305
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 in the delivery of comprehensive HIV prevention services.
In addition, he is a Consultant/Trainer for the Rutgers University, Thomas Jefferson University, the AIDS Education and Training Center, the NJ Department of Health- Division of HIV, STD and TB Services, and for the various Eligible Metropolitan Areas (EMAs) and Transitional Grant Areas (TGAs). Training includes Supervisor Skills Building, Motivational Interviewing, Behavior Change Theory, Harm Reduction, Treatment Adherence, Client-Centered Strategies and many others.
Since 1987, he has 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 Forensic Addictions Specialist (NFAS).
Medical Case Manager
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 306
Tisa has worked in the field of HIV/AIDS for over 20 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.
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 307
Sandra has over 20 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 is certified to conduct HIV Counseling & Testing services by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.
Andrew’s skills in grant writing will hopefully create and expand CAPCO’s programs to provide more resources to its consumers.
Disease Intervention Specialist
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 308
In 2013, Hashabiah Y. Nelson received his Bachelor of Science in Biology and his Bachelor of Arts in Latin from Montclair State University. He is currently working towards completing his Master’s program in Public Health. He brings a decade of clinical healthcare experience to aid in his position. Hashabiah is Licensed to perform HIV Counseling and Testing in the State of New Jersey.
As a Disease Intervention Specialist, he works with those infected with Syphilis and other STI’s. He engages individuals in partner elicitation/contact elicitation and then notify partners according to protocols. He ensures that all parties involved get the necessary treatment according to New Jersey Department of Health Standards. As the Disease Intervention Team Leader, he is responsible to network and regularly communicate with collaborating agencies, especially those who are responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of STI’s/STD’s to ensure successful implementation of program initiatives and objectives.
Case Manager/Administrative Assistant
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 301
In 2020 Jessica received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice at William Paterson University. For 5 years prior to her case management position at CAPCO, Jessica has worked with underprivileged teens and developmentally disabled adults as a Direct Care Crisis Responder in Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union, Middlesex, and Somerset Counties. At CAPCO, in her role as Case Manager, she uses her energy to create problem-solving strategies with her clients. Her innovation has led her to a new vision for disenfranchised people, “Fighting HIV through Economic and Entrepreneurial Empowerment”. This program will help encourage clients to embrace their potentials, found in their interests, that may have money earning potential thereby benefiting them financially. In her role as Administrative Assistant, she is tasked with supporting the Executive Director/CEO with program reports and human resource management.