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MEET THE TEAM

Leslie Moorman, LCSW

Chief Executive Officer/Clinical Director

Leslie K. Moorman is the Chief Executive Officer of Cooperative Counseling Services.  Leslie founded Cooperative Counseling Services in 2005.  Prior to that, she held positions including Director of a Full and Half Day Child and Adolescent Partial Hospital Program and Director of the Union County Children's Mobile Response and Stabilization System. Leslie has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2000.  She also holds her certificate to conduct clinical supervision and is a certified Nurtured Heart Approach (NHA) trainer.  Leslie graduated with a Bachelor of Science from The George Washington University and a Master of Social Work from New York University.  Leslie's true passion is developing programming to help our youth and their families live brighter lives; and spending quality time with her family.

Kristen Brady, LSW

Director of Strategic Planning

Kristen Brady is the Director of Strategic Planning, having served as the Union OP Program Manager prior to assuming this role. Kristen joined CCS in November of 2018 as the Program Manager of the Union office where she had the privilege of supervising an extraordinary team.  She earned her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from the University of Maryland and her master’s degree from the Rutgers School of Social Work with a concentration in Management and Policy.  Throughout her career, Kristen followed her passion of working with children and families which included roles as an elementary school teacher, case manager, adoption specialist and director of residential programs for youth with significant behavioral and mental health needs.  Kristen also co-authored four articles regarding infants and toddlers while working at Advocates for Children of New Jersey.  Kristen truly values her role as an Advanced Trainer of the Nurtured Heart Approach®.  She credits the approach to enhancing her practice as she integrates the philosophy into her numerous roles of manager, clinician, adjunct professor and trainer.  

John Moorman, MPA, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

John Moorman is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Cooperative Counseling Services.  He joined Cooperative Counseling Services in 2010 and has been instrumental in developing and executing strategic plan key to the company’s growth.  Before joining CCS, he was a Project Executive for IBM, one of the world’s largest information technology companies.  During his career, John has engaged in volunteerism serving on several non-profit boards.  John has over twenty-four years of management experience.  He has worked at and for many Fortune 100 companies.  John has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Master degrees in Business Administration and Public Administration from Rutgers University.  John enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.

Elisa Jacobson, MS, LCSW

Chief Compliance Officer

Elisa Jacobson joined Cooperative Counseling Services in August of 2015 as the Managing Director of Clinical Services.  In this role, she was responsible for overseeing Clinical Services for the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Program, Intensive In-Community Services, and Therapeutic and Supervised Visitation Program.  In January 2018, Elisa assumed the role of Chief Compliance Officer.  For over 25 years, she has had the tremendous fortune of working with the most remarkable and courageous children and families. Prior to joining the amazing team of caring and dedicated professionals at CCS, Elisa worked at Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s Department of Behavioral Health and Psychiatry for 18 years serving in numerous Managerial and Clinical positions within various treatment programs.  In addition, she spent two years as an Adjunct Faculty Member in Rutgers University's Graduate School of Social Work. For eight years, Elisa worked in Private Practice with children and adults in the Princeton, NJ, area.  She received her B.A. in Psychology from Binghamton University, her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University, and her Master’s degree in Social Work from New York University. 

Cari Rosenberg, MPS, LSW
Director of Outpatient Services

Cari Rosenberg is the Director of Outpatient Services, having served as the Middlesex OP Program Manager prior to assuming this role. She comes to us with an abundance of Child and Adolescent experience, including high and at-risk populations, and Quality Review competencies. Before joining CCS, Cari held positions at Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s Department of Behavioral Health and Psychiatry including Director of Union County Youth Case Management and Quality Review Specialist of the Child/Adolescent Partial Hospital Program as well as the Child/Adolescent Outpatient Program. Cari has also provided clinical services in a Child/Adolescent Outpatient Program.  She has completed internships in an Adolescent Residential Program and a Child/Adolescent Inpatient Unit. Cari graduated from St. John's University with a Master's degree in Professional Studies in Criminal Justice and earned a Master of Social Work degree from Rutgers University.