Ari Acosta Hernandez (she/ella) is a bilingual mental health and equity specialist and one of our TCOM trainers at the IPH Center. She focuses on training professionals in the TCOM tools in English and Spanish, as well as provides support on instructional designing and TCOM implementations. Ari is a clinical psychologist by training and a former psychology assistant professor in Venezuela with many years of experience in mental health, gender studies, and human rights education. She’s passionate about bringing her knowledge and expertise into innovative projects to help others.
Brandon Howlett, M.S. Ed., is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Center for Innovation in Population Health at the University of Kentucky. In this role, he works closely with the New York State Department of Health’s CANS-NY Technical Assistance Institute. He also works in other jurisdictions worldwide, providing training and facilitating the advancement of learning collaboratives. Brandon works with many systems that are implementing the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) and Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM).