February 25 to March 2, 2019
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Carisa Clinton

Carisa Clinton came to The Arc of Larimer County with over 10 years of experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities from birth through adulthood. A native Virginian, Carisa relocated to Fort Collins, Colorado in 2010 to continue her work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities shortly after graduating from college. Carisa has experience leading disability ministries in two states and currently runs the Disability Ministry at Timberline Church in Fort Collins with her husband. In addition to her ministry work, Carisa is active in the non-profit community and was formerly the Family Advocate Director at The Matthews House. During her time at The Matthews House, she assisted families involved with the Larimer County Department of Human Services to complete substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, find housing, gain employment, and develop independent living skills. Carisa also oversaw a team of advocates who sit on the Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT), a multi-agency team whose goals are to develop child centered, family focused, and community based services for children who are in placement or at risk of out of home placement. She is also a member of the Larimer County Trauma Informed Practice Group responsible for facilitating best practice in appropriate trauma informed treatment in Larimer County. Carisa is excited to continue advocating for families as a Child/Adult Advocacy Specialist with The Arc of Larimer County. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.