ABOUT FOSTER CARE

Create a safe and nurturing environment where every child in our care can thrive, grow, and build a strong foundation for a brighter future

WHY CHOOSE CCS FOSTER CARE

Unrivaled 24 / 7 Support

Training On Your Schedule

Generous Board Rate

MEET OUR TEAM

Dustin Morris

Director of Foster Care
Dustin Morris is the Director of Foster Care for Counseling and Consultation Services. He holds a B.S. in Psychology from Liberty University and M.Ed from Milligan University. He started his career as a pastor working with children and families and a teacher in TN and VA. He transitioned his career to Foster Care in 2013. He has been working with Children and families for 20 years and brought his skills to CCS in 2023. He oversees the CCS Foster Care Program and its continuing development across the state of TN. Dustin is certified with Cornell University as a trainer for Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Families (TCIF).

Kaley Persinger

Foster Home Team Coordinator
Kaley Persinger is the Foster Home Team Coordinator for Counseling and Consultation Services, Inc. (CCS). She holds a B.S. in Psychology from East Tennessee State University and M.A. in Human Services Counseling from Liberty University. Kaley began her work in the field of foster care in 2019. She has experience in foster care and residential case management, as well as providing foster parent support services. Kaley started her career with CCS in February of 2023. She currently serves as the foster parent recruiter, TN KEY trainer, POPS home study writer, placement coordinator, and provides support to case management and foster care services. Kaley is also certified with Cornell University as a trainer for Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Families (TCIF).

Lindsey Tomlinson

Foster Care Case Manager
Lindsey Tomlinson is a Foster Care Case Manager for Counseling and Consultation Services, Inc. (CCS). She holds a B.S. in Psychology from East Tennessee State University and is working towards a Masters in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Developmental Psychology from Liberty University. Lindsey began her work in foster care in January 2021. Lindsey has experience in foster care case management services. Lindsey started her career with CCS in March 2023. She is currently serving as a foster care case manager providing support to the children and families she works with. Lindsey is also trained in Adoption Awareness and is able to complete adoptions.

Autumn Mason

Foster Care Case Manager
Autumn Mason is the Foster Care Case Manager for Counseling and Consultation Services, Inc. (CCS). She holds a B.S. in Secondary Education from The Crown College and is currently working towards holding her M.A. in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University. Autumn transitioned from the career of a teacher to the foster care profession in May of 2023. In addition to her role as a case manager, Autumn is excitingly assisting in recruitment to spread CCS services throughout the state of Tennessee.

Elena Goldstein

Foster Care Case Manager
Elena Goldstein is a Foster Care Case Manager for Counseling and Consultation Services, Inc. (CCS). She holds a B.S. in Criminology from East Tennessee State University. Elena began her work in foster care with Counseling and Consultation Services in October 2023. She is currently working as a Foster Care Case Manager providing aid to the youth and families in our continuum. Elena is trained in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Families (TCIF).

Rachel Arnett

Foster Home Coordinator
Rachel Arnett has a passion for both education and foster care. She has a Bachelor of Science from Trident University and a Master’s from Liberty University. Rachel has spent over a decade in the field of education. Her journey started as a classroom teacher where she used her skills to guide and nurture children, her commitment led her to making a difference beyond the classroom. Having experienced the joys and challenges of fostering firsthand, Rachel transitioned her experience into working for CCS in January 2024. As a previous foster parent, she understands the complex needs of children in the system. Rachel took on the role of Foster Home Coordinator, where she facilitates TN Key Training and conducts POPS home studies to ensure the safety and suitability of foster placements. Her journey from educator to foster care exemplifies her unwavering dedication to nurturing the potential of every child regardless of their circumstances.

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