Lane Wendel, LICSW, CAS, Licensed School Adjustment Counselor
Lane joined the Ivy Street School in September 2015 as a clinical intern while she completed her Master’s degree in Social Work from Boston College. Prior to receiving her MSW, Lane received her B.S. in Human Development with a minor in Education from Cornell University. In May 2016, Lane joined the clinical team at Ivy Street as a full-time clinician and behavior specialist. Since joining the Ivy Street team, Lane earned her License in Independent Clinical Social Work, her Massachusetts License as a School Adjustment Counselor, and a certification as an Autism Specialist. In April 2019, Lane transitioned her work to the Residential Department, assuming the role of Residential Director. Lane‘s work within the residential program aims to promote a safe, positive, and therapeutic living environment for our students so that they can reach their fullest potential.
Rosa joined the Residential team in November 2018 as a Counselor with two years’ experience prior to joining Ivy Street School. In June 2019, Rosa became a Residential Supervisor, supervising the front half of the week. Rosa is working towards completing her Master’s in Social Work to become a clinician and is currently completing her internship. Rosa hopes to gain more knowledge clinically while continuing to support the Residential Department’s operations and progress. When Rosa is not at Ivy she enjoys listening to podcasts, trying out new restaurants and spending time with her family.
Residential Clinical Treatment Supervisor
Stefan joined the Ivy community in 2018. Stefan began as a Teaching Assistant before working as a Residential Supervisor and Clinical Treatment Supervisor at Ivy’s Cottage Farm Program. Stefan transitioned to the Residential Floor at 200 Ivy Street in fall 2020. Stefan is a Registered Behavior Technician who brings experience in Applied Behavior Analysis to his work at Ivy. Stefan strives to grow the Residential Department in creative ways.
Cottage Farm Program House Manager
Tom earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Tom joined the Ivy Street team in 2015 and worked in multiple roles at the school before becoming the Cottage Farm Program House Manager in 2018. Tom enjoys working at Ivy Street School because of the wonderful people he gets to collaborate with, the unique and talented students that go here, and the sense of serving others that is fostered here. In his free time, Tom enjoys playing the alto saxophone and biking through the hills of Western Massachusetts.
Andrea Rivera Casul
Cottage Farm Program Supervisor
Andrea recently relocated to Massachusetts from living eight years in Davenport, Iowa and Caguas, Puerto Rico. She joined Ivy Street School in September 2019 as a Counselor for the Residential Department and later on transitioned to Residential Supervisor for CFP. She joins us after working four years at a private university setting working with a population of 3,000 residential students. She is a trained mediator and advocate, and has provided many trainings for college students and professionals at conference level at her previous institution from how to mediate conflict to cultural/diversity background support trainings. Andrea achieved her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. Her background in Student Affairs gave her the passion to work with students from underrepresented communities, advocate for students with mental health needs and work alongside many departments to help the success of every student. When Andrea is not at CFP she can be found cooking and trying out new recipes, reading a new book by the waterfront, listening to music and catching up with family.