Student Ambassadors

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Alex Boyd

Social Work Associate

Alex Boyd is a current practicum student at CCHT. She received her Bachelors in Psychology with a minor in English from Wichita State University in the summer of 2018, and is currently working towards her Masters in Social Work at Newman University. Alex currently serves in the United States Air Force. She will have 10 years of service in January 2018. During her time in the military she has taught over 300 hours of Prevention Training focused on Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Suicide. Alex has also been trained on the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).

While at CCHT, Alex has been involved in Pathway to ProsperityTM as a co-facilitator for the Survivor Sisters Saving Ourselves™ psychoeducational support group. She also facilitates CCHT’s Prevention for ProsperityTM curriculum with high school-aged youth and is focusing on developing a facilitator’s guide for P4P™. Her support in education and awareness activities has already assisted CCHT in expanding their reach in the local community.

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Kristen Todd

Social Work Associate

Kristen Todd is a current practicum student at CCHT as she is working toward her Masters in Social Work at Wichita State University. In 2018, she graduated from WSU with a Bachelors in Social Work and a minor in History. While at CCHT Kristen has been involved with evaluation and facilitation of Lotus ModelTM programming. Kristen hopes to work in a direct services or research based setting in the future.


Julian Dedeaux

Graduate Research Assistant

Julian Dedeaux is a doctoral candidate of Psychology at Wichita State University, having received his MA in Criminal Justice and an MA in Psychology. At CCHT, Julian is focusing on data evaluation of the Lotus Prevention for ProsperityTM programming. Julian has engaged in research with community agencies by assisting with developing solutions based on empirical data in response to problems defined by the communities. Some projects include: Water Quality Analysis for Sunflower Community Action in response to poor water perceptions in southwest Kansas, Survey Development and Data Analysis for Project Wichita, Program Evaluation development for Real Men, Real Heroes, Inc. Mentoring and program research for the Shocker Youth Summer Camp Program. Julian is currently in the final stages of his dissertation which explores the impact of Internet addiction and its impact on deviant behaviors and attitudes.

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Kali Dorey

Counseling Associate

Kali Dorey is a current practicum student at the CCHT. She graduated in May of 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with minors in Criminal Justice and Human Services from the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Potsdam. She is currently working towards her Masters of Education in Counseling – Clinical Mental Health at Wichita State University. Kali is currently offering counseling services to survivors at the CCHT. She hopes to work within the local community in the future.