Breakout #2: Clinical track

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Behavioral Health Integration as Told by Integrated Care Team 

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Sonia Erlich (see above)

Kira Armajani, LICSW, MPH is the Project Manager for Pediatric Behavioral Health Integration at The Dimock Center. Ms. Armajani also serves as an ongoing clinician for Dimock Pediatric Behavioral Health, managing internal and external referrals and engaging in outpatient therapy. She has been working in pediatric community health for the past 7 years. Ms. Armajani earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Beloit College and two Master’s Degrees from Boston University in Social Work and Public Health.​

Alyce Norcross, BA is the Project Manager and a Community Health Worker for the Pediatric Behavioral Health Integration team at Lowell Community Health Center. Alyce has been at Lowell Community Health Center since December 2017, and as a CHW enjoys working with recent immigrants to the U.S. and helping to connect families with Developmental Medicine and other community-based, external behavioral health services.

Lauren Carpenter, LICSW, joined the Behavioral Health Pediatric Integration Team at LCHC in 2016 as a Behavioral Health Consultant. In addition to providing short term therapy and warm hand offs, she has provided invaluable support in organizing workflows, creating shortcuts for staff to access therapy tools and hand-outs, and making clinician schedules accommodate urgent needs as well as scheduled visits. Before LCHC she worked for several years at Franciscan Children’s Hospital. A graduate of Boston College School of SW and Boston University as a psychology major, she has had the longest tenure on the team as a clinician and has served on the health center Integration Work Group.

Molly Brigham (see above)

Cleisa Gomes (see above)