Polly joined the Child Welfare team, working out of our Escanaba office, in 2013. She is a Foster Care Parent Aide, and also serves as administrative support.
Jason has been the House Manager at the Alpha Omega II Residential and Recovery Home in Escanaba since December, 2017.
Lisa Niemisto, LMSW, CAADC
Lisa joined our staff of therapists at the Marquette office in March, 2018. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Teaching, as well as both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Social Work, and is a CAADC (Certified Advanced Drug and Alcohol Counselor). She has previously worked with sexual assault survivors and women in violent domestic situations at the Marquette Women’s Center. While working with Great Lakes Recovery, she had the opportunity to use her teaching skills and learn more about addiction with teens in a residential setting. Additionally, she was able to assist the UPHS in the Specialty Clinic by working with children with special physical and mental health needs. Lisa also worked as a private practice therapist in Marquette and Munising from 2016 to 2018.She enjoys working with people of all ages, couples and individuals, to help in achieving their best mental health and living substance-free. She is excited to be a part of the CSSUP team!
Susanna Bernier Wahlstrom, FNP-BC
Susanna is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, and joined our Marquette staff in May, 2018.
Kaitlyn Adrian started working for CSSUP in June of 2015. A graduate of Michigan State University, she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Sociology in 2009 and began work with the Western Peninsula Substance Abuse as a probation office and substance abuse assessor. As a foster care specialist for CSSUP, she spends her time working closely with families and the courts to provide a safe and healthy environment for all of her clients. A lifelong Yooper, Kaitlyn is active in the local Kiwanis chapter in Iron Mountain as well as Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America. She is also an avid runner.