Dan Heit, M.A.

JusticeWorks’ Founder

Dan Heit, FounderDan Heit founded JusticeWorks YouthCare in Pittsburgh, PA in 1999 after a distinguished leadership career spanning more than 20 years. A nationally recognized expert in behavioral health programs, he has been acknowledged as a leader in developing and managing innovative programs for troubled youth.

He was appointed by President George H.W. Bush to serve on a 24 member Presidential Commission for model legislation and, as president of a national trade organization, met with President Clinton and served on subcommittees for health care reform. He was a founding member of The National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws and served two terms as President of the Therapeutic Communities of America. He is active in his community and serves a number of community organizations.

Dan’s commitment is to develop and manage programs that do “whatever it takes” to make a positive difference for troubled youth, their families and communities. Please contact him directly to see if JusticeWorks can provide a resource for your agency and community: danheit@justiceworksyouthcare.com

Tomeika Martin, MS, HS-BCP

Executive Director of JusticeWorks BehavioralCare

Tomeika Martin, MS, HS-BCPTomeika Martin is a Human Services Board Certified Practitioner, Child and Adolescent Needs and Strength Assessor, and holds a Masters degree in Human Services.

As a native of South Carolina with experience in the public and private sectors, Ms. Martin brings a thorough understanding of the State, its children in need, and how to make positive changes. Ms. Martin has an extraordinary proven track record which includes: working within the children’s therapeutic clinical service system for over a decade, serving as a strong advocate for children and families and exceptional leadership and management experience.

Ms. Martin has worked for both the Department of Social Services and the Governor’s office Continuum of Care. During her tenure with the Governor’s Office, she was appointed to serve on a Work Task Force committee representing the Charleston region to improve clinical services to emotionally disturbed children and families. In addition, she held a leadership role with a non-profit organization, which quickly grew and was widely respected for innovation, responsiveness and high quality. Ms. Martin was responsible for overseeing and managing all Rehabilitative Behavioral Health Services within this organization.

As the Executive Director of JusticeWorks BehavioralCare she will lead our expansion of services throughout South Carolina.

 

Parke Smith, MS, NCC, LPC

Low Country Regional Supervisor of JusticeWorks BehavioralCare

Parke Smith, MS, NCC, LPC - Low Country Regional Supervisor of JusticeWorks BehavioralCareParke Smith is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Trauma and Addictions Counselor in the State of South Carolina. He has a Masters degree in Community Counseling from Loyola University in New Orleans.

Parke is a Native of Charleston, SC and has worked extensively with foster children as well as with families. Parke has worked for San Antonio’s premiere addiction and trauma facility where he specialized in trauma in youth and adults with a concentration in family reunification. Parke has a proven track record of management, training and providing the best in evidenced based practices.

As Regional Supervisor Parke will oversee all services provided in the Low Country Region.