Executive Director, CEO
Ms. Saitowitz brings more than twenty-five years of experience in child welfare to her role as Executive Director of CCF she has served as the Associate Executive Director of one of the city’s most specialized non-profit child welfare agencies. In addition, Jodi served as the Director of Bridges to Health (B2H) for the Administration for Children’s Services(ACS). B2H is a Home and Community-Based Waiver Program for children in foster care with severe disabilities.
Ms. Saitowitz is a trauma, risk, and crisis management expert, certified in human resource management and clinical social work. As a clinician for many years, Ms. Saitowitz worked as a psychotherapist in one of the largest residential treatment facilities in the state of Maryland. She is also a member of the NY State Medicaid Redesign Children’s subcommittee and closely partners with the Office of Mental Health (OMH), the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), and the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) to improve supports for children with special needs.
She has an undergraduate degree in social work from Colorado State University and a Masters in clinical social work from the University of Maryland.