CATS Faculty & Staff


 

Comprehensive Assessment and Training Services

Ginny Sprang, Ph.D. Ginny Sprang, Ph.D, Professor of Psychiatry, Executive Director

Ginny Sprang, Ph.D., is a Professor in the College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Sprang served as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado, Irving Harris Program in Child Development and Infant Mental Health during her...

Faculty Adrienne Whitt-Woosley, PhD, LCSW, Associate Director

Adrienne Whitt-Woosley, PhD, LCSW is an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and the Associate Director of the Center on Trauma and Children. Over the past 17 years, Dr. Whitt-Woosley has served the children and families of Kentucky through clinical and research efforts focused on enhancing family...

Faculty Josh Barnett, MSSW, LCSW

Josh Barnett, MSSW, LCSW, is a clinician at the Center on Trauma and Children, providing in-depth assessments for at-risk families. Josh earned a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville in 2011 and previously earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the...

Faculty Corey Birch, LPCC

Corey Birch, LPCC, is a clinician at the CATS clinic. Corey has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and received his Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling in 2012. He has 19 years of experience working with at-risk children, youth, and families. He has experience providing both...

Faculty Brooke Brinksneader, MSW, LCSW

Brooke Brinksneader, MSSW, LCSW serves as the CATS Operations Manager at the Center on Trauma and Children. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned a Master of Science in Social Work degree from the University of Louisville and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work degree from the...

Faculty Jodie Koch, CSW

Jodie Koch, CSW, is a clinician with the Child and Adolescent Trauma Treatment and Training Institute (CATTTI).  In her clinical role, Ms. Koch provides trauma-focused therapeutic services to children and caregivers.  Ms. Koch earned a Masters of Social Work degree from the University...

Faculty Megan Kohler, MSW, CSW

Megan Kohler, MSW, CSW, is a clinician at the Center on Trauma and Children, providing in-depth assessments for at-risk families. Megan completed the Clinical Social Work graduate program at the University of Kentucky in 2014, and previously earned her Bachelor’s degree in Cultural and...

Faculty Patricia Lennon, RN

Patricia Lennon, RN, BSN, is a graduate of Marshall University in Huntington, WV.  An RN for 32 years, she has experience in many different specialties and settings.  She performs medical record reviews and reports for the Center.

Faculty Lesli Nicholson

Lesli Nicholson is the Administrative Coordinator for the Comprehensive Assessment and Training Services Project (CATS). Ms. Nicholson acts as a liaison to the Cabinet for Health & Family Services to facilitate the referral and evaluation of families at CATS. She received a Bachelor of...

Adrienne O'Rourke Adrienne O'Rourke, MSW, LCSW

Adrienne O'Rourke, MSW, LCSW, serves as a Clinician and Training Specialist for the Center on Trauma and Children. Ms. O'Rourke earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Kentucky in 2015 and previously earned her Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Kenyon College....