Lower Township Healthy Youth (LTHYC) Coordinator
As a Prevention Educator, Jodi works closely with kids K-12, teaching Botvins Life Skills. Certified in several different education strategies, she has been practicing community-wide programs from Strengthening Families to WISE and Caregiver Support for over a year now with Cape Assist. Jodi interfaces directly with the Cape May community, forming connections with the families she helps.
As a coordinator for Cape Assist’s adult programs, Jodi also spends time bringing her skills to another generation of Cape May residents. She designs programs built on the foundation of her work with youth and crafts it to help older adults and parents alike.
In addition to helping teach wellness to the Cape Assist residents, Jodi assists with grant writing for the organization, ensuring its continued work.
Background and Education
Although it may not always feel like it, Jodi has only been with Cape Assist for a brief time, but her life has been devoted to wellness and helping others. She has worked for 15 years in higher education and 10 years in corporate training and development.
Jodi is no stranger to adversity; as a first-generation college student she achieved her BA in English and Professional Writing and obtained her masters with two young boys at home.
She is CPR and Red Cross First Aid certified and has certifications in Strengthening Families, Botvins Life Skills for Elementary and Middle Schools, Recovery Coach Training, and Mental Health First Aid Instruction.