Child Advocacy Center Team

Child Advocacy Center Team

Bobbie Cooprider – LMSW

Bobbie Cooprider is an Attachment and Bio-Behavioral Catch-Up (ABC) Coordinator/Parent Coach.  She is currently a trained forensic interviewer and is a certified ABC Parent Coach and is working on the Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certification.  Bobbie is a graduate of Newman University in Wichita, KS with a Master of Social Work degree.  She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Behavioral Psychology from Ashford University in Clinton, Iowa.  Bobbie is a Licensed Masters Social Worker in the state of Kansas as well as a member of the Phi Alpha Honor Society and the Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society.

During her clinical practicum, she participated in both individual and group therapies, substance use in tandem with workforce/family reintegration, and crisis interventions.  She has 16 years experience working with children, conducting quality improvement in childcare centers and home, and advocacy with children and families.

Jane Holzrichter – LMSW

Jane Holzrichter has a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Kansas and is the Director of the Child Advocacy Center and Prevention Services at Horizons Mental Health Center. She is a Licensed therapist and specialized in trauma. Since 1992, Jane has coordinated the Personal Safety Awareness Program in over 85 school districts and implemented the program in six states. Annually, Jane presents to over 4,000 children and adults in 43 elementary schools in South Central Kansas. She has conducted over 1,800 forensic interviews and received her formal training from American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and Finding Words of West Virginia and Child First. In 2003, she was instrumental in securing over 2.25 million dollars to implement Finding Words of Kansas. Currently, she is serving on the National Children’s Alliance Center as a Site Reviewer accrediting CAC’s in the country and the Behavioral Science Regulatory Board’s Advisory Council. Jane brings a wealth of knowledge to both mental health and child maltreatment issues and is respected in her field through the education, judicial, legal, medical and mental health disciplines.

Audrey Martin – LMFT

Audrey received her Masters in Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University. She is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. She enjoys working with children, teens, and adults of all ages. She is certified in play therapy and often uses play techniques to effectively work with children and families. She is also trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Prepare-Enrich (a marital and pre-marital assessment and curriculum). She uses a blend of therapeutic approaches tailored to each person’s specific needs to promote healing and growth. It is her belief that each person has been created with a unique beauty and innate worth. No matter their past, people deserve peace in the present and hope for their future.

Heather Matlack – Family Advocate

Heather completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Master of Education degree in Professional Counseling at Wichita State University. She started her career at Horizons in 2010 and is currently enjoying her role as the family advocate for the Child Advocacy Center. As the family advocate, Heather meets with caregivers and children who have experienced abuse in order to provide much needed support, education and resources. She works with a multidisciplinary team consisting of law enforcement, prosecution, child protection services, medical professionals and therapists in order to ensure that all of the family’s needs are being met.